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The Scientific Man...

"The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of the planter - for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way." -- Nikola Tesla




Azden AZ-61 6m FM HT - Tip #6 - Automatic Power-Off

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This is an article in a series regarding the Azden AZ-61 6m FM Transceiver.

Joey, W5TFW, sent me an email asking is there is a timer on the AZ-61 and how to disable it.  The functions on the AZ-61 are a challenge to operate without instructions.  Thank you Joey for your questions.  Hope the information below helps you master the automatic power-off function on your AZ-61.

Automatic Power-Off Overview

The automatic power-off function, when enabled, will automatically switch off a preset amount of time after the last transmission.One minute before the switch-off, an alarm is given.The automatic power-off delay is adjustable: 10 minutes, 30 minutes, 50 minutes, 60 minutes, or 120 minutes.The initialized power-off delay is set to 60 minutes.After the automatic power-off function has switched off the radio, the radio can be turned back on by turning the power off, waiting 5 seconds, and then turning the radio back on. Activate Automatic Power-Off Function
Press FUN + APOF to activate the auto…

Regard old problems from a new angle...

"To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science." - Albert Einstein


Azden AZ-61 6m FM HT - Tip #5 - how to reset the radio

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This is an article in a series regarding the Azden AZ-61 6m FM Transceiver.  John VK2XGJ, recently sent me an email asking how to reset the AZ-61.  Like many of the functions on the AZ-61 resetting the radio is easy to do but near impossible without instructions.  Thank you John for your question.  We hope this information helps you get your AZ-61 back on the air soon.

To reset the AZ-61, turn on the power source while pressing the CLR key.  This  erases all the stored information and returns the radio to the initialized state.




Good DX and 73, NJ2X


Other related articles on NJ2X.COM:
Azden AZ-61 6m FM HT - Tip #1 - How to program the radio
Azden AZ-61 6m FM HT - Tip #2 - disabling "the beep"
Azden AZ-61 6m FM HT - Tip #3 - 1993 review article
Azden AZ-61 6m FM HT - Tip #4 - rebuilding the battery pack
Azden AZ-61 6m FM HT - Tip #5 - how to reset the radio
Azden AZ-61 6m FM HT - Tip #6 - Automatic Power-Off
Azden AZ-61 6m FM HT - Tip #7 - VFO Mode
Azden AZ-61 6m FM HT - Tip #8 - Fr…