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Last modified 2016-04-06

Yaesu FT-900

A picture of Yaesu FT-900

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 10-160 m + WARC
RX: 0.1-30 MHz
Tuning steps:2.5 / 5 / 10 / 100 Hz
Mode:AM/FM/SSB/CW
Channels/memory management:90 regular
10 search limit
RAM with lithium backup battery
Repeater shift/offset:0-500 KHz in ? steps
Power supply:13.8 VDC
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 1.5 A (no signal)
TX: Max 20 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SO-239
(16.7-150 ohms with ATU-2 option)
Dimensions (W*H*D):238*93*253 mm (9.37*3.66*9.96")
Weight:5.3 Kg (11.68 lbs)
Other features:CTCSS/PL, IF shift, Built-in keyer. CAT-system.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 70.455 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (6 KHz BW, 10 dB S/N)
0.15-0.25 MHz: 40 uV
0.25-0.5 MHz: 16 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 8 uV
1.8-30 MHz: 1 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.5 uV
SSB/CW (2.4 KHz BW, 10 dB S/N)
0.15-0.25 MHz: 5 uV
0.25-0.5 MHz: 2 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 1 uV
1.8-30 MHz: 0.25 uV
Selectivity: AM Wide
6 KHz (-6 dB), 18 KHz (-60 dB)
FM
8 KHz (-6 dB), 19 KHz (-50 dB)
SSB/CW wide/AM narrow
2.2 KHz (-6 dB), 4.2 KHz (-60 dB)
CW narrow (with optional XF-110C filter)
500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power/speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 4 ohms
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: AM: Max 25 W
SSB/CW: Max 100 W
Modulation system:AM: Low-level, early stage
FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced, filtered carrier
Max FM deviation:2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -40 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:500-600 ohms / 8-pin (modular)




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1994-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1994 in Sweden: 18141:- SEK
Related documents:User manual (9.5 MB)
Service manual (28.2 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
ATU-2
DVS-2
FC-800
FIF-232C
LL-5
MD-1C8
MH-31A8J
SP-6
TCXO-3
XF-110C
XF-110CN
XF-110S
YSK-900
Internal automatic antenna tuner
Digital voice recorder
External remote automatic antenna tuner
CAT system interface. RS-232C
Phone patch unit, mounts inside SP-6
Desk microphone
Standard hand microphone with up/down buttons
External speaker with filters
High stability crystal unit
500 Hz CW narrow filter. IF: 455 KHz
250 Hz CW narrow filter. IF: 455 KHz
2.6 KHz SSB filter. IF: 455 KHz
Separation kit
A rear picture of Yaesu FT-900