HTX-245 Mini Handheld 2m/70cm FM Amateur Transceiver
(190-1106)                 Care and Maintenance       Faxback Doc. # 58624

Your RadioShack Mini Handheld 2m/70-Centimeter FM Amateur Transceiver is 
an example of superior design and craftsmanship. The following suggestions 
will help you care for your transceiver so you can enjoy it for years.

  Keep the transceiver dry.  If it gets wet, wipe it dry immediately.
  Liquids might contain minerals that can corrode the electronic circuits.

  Use and store the transceiver only in normal temperature environments.
  Temperature extremes can shorten the life of electronic devices, damage 
  batteries, and distort or melt plastic parts.

  Keep the transceiver away from dust and dirt, which can cause premature 
  wear of parts.

  Handle the transceiver gently and carefully.  Dropping it can damage 
  circuit boards and cases and can cause the transceiver to work 

  Use only fresh batteries of the required size and recommended type.
  Batteries can leak chemicals that damage your transceiver's electronic

  Wipe the transceiver with a damp cloth occasionally to keep it looking 
  new. Do not use harsh chemicals, cleaning solvents or strong detergents
  to clean the transceiver.

Modifying or tampering with the transceiver's internal components can 
cause a malfunction and might invalidate its warranty and void your FCC 
authorization to operate it.  If your transceiver is not performing as it 
should, take it to your local RadioShack store for assistance.

Resetting The Transceiver

If the transceiver's display locks up or the transceiver does not work 
properly after you turn it on, you might need to reset it.

CAUTION: This procedure clears all the information you have programmed 
         into the transceiver.  Before you reset the transceiver, try 
         turning it off then on again to see if it begins working properly

To reset the transceiver, turn it off then hold down 6 + MR and turn it on
again.  All the display indicators appear to confirm the reset operation.
Release 6 + MR.

(BR EB 2/15/00)