Does this radio look familiar? It might. Just earlier today, it was inside the same case pictured in my first EFJ 5100 article.
What changed, you ask?
Well, it now has a full keypad. Continue reading EFJ 5100 Case Swapping: The Great Cheat of EFJ #3
I’ve been playing a lot with the EFJ 5100 series portable radios. The radios are excellent units by my standards (I will admit to not yet having used an XTS 5000). I have a couple of original EF Johnson battery chargers for the 5100 series. They’re moderately strange looking items, allowing you to place the radio in as normal for charging on the rear battery contacts, but also a slightly unconventional method of strapping the battery to the charger.
Bam! It’s big, it’s bad, it’s heavier than sin, and it redefines awesome. What is it, you ask?