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Old 09-29-2007, 02:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I work in an area with with little or no reception and noticed my BB gets more battery mileage on the weekends. I think it is due to the unit being in search mode on work days. Is there any way to set the intervals for search mode? Seemes like it searches upon losing the signal.

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Yup! It's in a continuous full broadcast mode when searching for a singal. It will eat your battery. If you wish to conserve it in a know no service area then turn the radio off.
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The battery will definitely go quicker in areas of low coverage. Either turn the wireless radio off or live with the battery drain. Not only does it have to work more searching but it actually boosts power to try and find a signal thus hitting the battery even harder.

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