Safety and General Information
Blasting Caps and Areas
To avoid possible interference with blasting operations, turn off your radio when you
are near electrical blasting caps, in a blasting area, or in areas posted: “Turn off two-
way radio.” Obey all signs and instructions.
Do not use any portable radio that has a damaged antenna. If a damaged
antenna comes into contact with your skin, a minor burn can result.
All batteries can cause property damage and/or bodily injury such as burns if a
conductive material such as jewelry, keys, or beaded chains touch exposed
terminals. The conductive material may complete an electrical circuit (short circuit)
and become quite hot. Exercise care in handling any charged battery, particularly
when placing it inside a pocket, purse, or other container with metal objects.
Charging Safety Instructions
Before using the battery charger, read all instructions and cautionary markings on:
1. the battery
2. the battery charger, and
3. the radio using the battery.
Caution: To reduce the risk of injury, charge only the rechargeable battery. Other
types of batteries may burst, causing personal injury and damage.