The battery meter located in the upper left corner of the display indicates how
much battery power you have.
The radio will power off when the voltage drops below a pre-determined level in
order to protect the rechargeable battery. When the battery meter flashes;
the radio chirps after releasing
The following chart lists the appropriate battery life during Two-way Use* for
Alkaline and NiMH batteries.
AA Alkaline (High Capacity)
Motorola NiMH Battery-pack
*Two-way Use is defined as 90% standby time, 5% talk time, and 5% receive time.
Note: Use of Scan, VOX, Weather and other features may reduce Battery Life.
and every 5 minutes.