> I'm looking for 1 or 2 12v, ~600 mAh batteries for my Yaesu
>FT-530. I see that HRO's selling the Yaesu battery for $85 or so, with
>another ~$100 for the desk charger. Periphex lists a 12v, 800 mAh
>battery for $40.99, but they call it a FNB-11, and I think my 530 needs a
>-27. Also, I hear that W&W Associates have good batteries, but I don't
>see prices listed.
> Are there any comments on the relative quality of these
>manufacturers? Price? I'm also looking for a desk charger; how much
>should I expect to spend for that? Customer service? Any other
>information would be greatly appreciated!
> Dan Brown, KE6MKS
> Don't Tread on Me
prices seem to be less for some applications, the same for others. The FT530
uses the FNB25/26/27 series. W&W sells these from $35 to $49, with various
models from 7.3v/600mah to 12v/800mah. They have a 7.2v/1500mah as well. I'm
not at all brand-loyal 'tho, the moment somebody offers a better deal....
W&W Associates, 800 S. Broadway, Hicksville, NY 11801-5017
1-800-221-0732, in NY 1-516-942-0011, FAX 1-516-942-1944