Q & A - Radio & Transceiver related questions and answers
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Question: Can AA penlight batteries be used on transceivers?
Answer: The various models of transceivers come with a specific rechargeable battery but for some models you can purchase a battery case which houses 4 to 6 AA batteries. These are available as an additional accessory and we would need be advised of the transceiver model in order to supply the correct component.
Question: What distance does the Maycom receiver cover?
Answer: Generally the receiver works on line of sight, the reception would be interrupted by obstructions such as hills, buildings etc.
Question: What is the difference between VXA300 and VXA220?
Answer: The VXA300 has the VOR function (ie VOR navigation) which the VXA220 does not have; apart from that, both are transceivers with the same specifications and functionality.
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