Versions of the IC-T81A/E which display the “CE” symbolon the serial number seal, comply with the European har-monised standard ETS300 684 (EMC product standardfor Commercially Available Amateur Radio Equipment).
carefully and com-pletely before using the transceiver.
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This in-struction manual contains important operating instructions forthe IC-T81A/E.
The explicit de
nitions below apply to this instruction manual.
hold the transceiver so that theantenna is very close to, or touching exposed parts of thebody, especially the face or eyes, while transmitting. Thetransceiver will perform best if the microphone is 5 to 10 cm(2 to 4 in) away from the lips and the transceiver is vertical.
operate the transceiver with aheadset or other audio accessories at high volume levels.Hearing experts advise against continuous high volume op-eration. If you experience a ringing in your ears, reduce thevolume or discontinue use.
connect the transceiver to an AC outlet or to apower source of more than 16 V DC. Such a connection willdamage the transceiver.
connect the transceiver to a power source that isDC fused at more than 5 A. Accidental reverse connection willbe protected by this fuse, higher fuse values will not give anyprotection against such accidents and the transceiver will beruined.
attempt to charge alkaline or dry cell batteries. Be-ware that external DC power connections will charge batteriesinside the battery case. This will damage not only the batterycase but also the transceiver.
Personal injury, fire hazard or electricshock may occur.
Equipment damage may occur.
If disregarded, inconvenience only. No riskof personal injury,
re or electric shock.