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Battery Memory

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I have a couple of handheld VHF radios. They have been living in the charger without much use. Now the batteries have memory. They are fully charged. When I key the mike they fully discharge. No amount of charge cycles seems to break this outcome.

Is there a quick way to kill battery "memory" or am I stuck purchasing new battery packs?
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That is not necessarily "memory". Which all majors vendors (like SAFT, who own the NiCad trademark) claim is not a problem for any major brand with new technologies for the last 20 years.
Bloody clever of them really: trade-marking an abbreviation they know will become common use. SAFT are best known around the marine industry for their NIFE (ie. Nickel-Iron) batteries.

...but I digress. Carry on. :)
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