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Yaesu FT-817

A picture of Yaesu FT-817

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF/VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC / 50-54 / 144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
TX: 10-160 m + WARC / 50-54 / 144-148 / 440-450 MHz (USA)
RX: 0.1-56 / 76-154 / 420-470 MHz
Tuning steps:AM/FM: Down to 100 Hz
SSB/CW: Down to 10 Hz
Mode:AM/FM/SSB/CW
Channels/memory management:200 regular (with alpha tags) + home channels and band-limit memories
Repeater shift/offset:0-99.99 MHz in 10 KHz steps (depending on band)
Power supply:9.6-12 VDC (8*NiCd/R6/AA) or 8-16 VDC external
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 250-450 mA
TX: Max 2 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / BNC on front and SO-239 (M-jack) on the back
Dimensions (W*H*D):135*38*165 mm (5.32*1.5*6.5")
Weight:1.17 Kg (2.58 lbs), with battery and antenna
Other features:CTCSS/DCS. Spectrum scope. Alpha tags. VOX. ARTS.
9K6 packet ready




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/FM/SSB/CW)
1st IF: 68.33 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (WFM)
1st IF: 10.7 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.5-1.8 MHz: 32 uV
1.8-30 MHz: 2 uV
50-54 MHz: 2 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.5 uV
50-54 MHz: 0.32 uV
144/440 MHz: 0.2 uV
SSB/CW (10 dB S/N)
1.8-30 MHz: 0.25 uV
50-54 MHz: 0.2 uV
144/440 MHz: 0.125 uV
Selectivity: AM: 6 KHz (-6 dB), 20 KHz (-60 dB)
FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB)
FM-N: 9 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.2 KHz (-6 dB), 4.5 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:HF/6 m: 70 dB
2 m/70 cm: 60 dB
AF output power/speaker:1 W at <10% distortion / 8 Ohms
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-16 Ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: 5 W (SSB/CW/FM) and 1.5 W (AM) @ 13.8 V external DC
2.5 W (SSB/CW/FM) and 0.7 W (AM) @ 9.6 V internal DC
Modulation system:AM: Early stage, low level
FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced modulator
FM deviation:FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:HF: Less than -50 dB
VHF/UHF: Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:600 ohms nominal (200 Ohms to 10 KOhms) / 8-pin modular




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 2000-2003 (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (3.9 MB)
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Packet cable
CAT interface cable, RS-232C
DC cable, open end
Dry cell battery case (8*LR6/AA cells)
NiCD battery pack. 9.6 V, 1000 mAh
Standard hand microphone
DTMF microphone
Battery charger, 120 VAC
Battery charger, 230-240 VAC
Battery charger, 230 VAC
High stability crystal unit, 0.5 ppm
500 Hz Collins CW filter. IF: 455 KHz
2.3 KHz Collins SSB filter. IF: 455 KHz
Rubber antenna, 6 m/2 m/70 cm
A rear picture of Yaesu FT-817