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Last modified 2016-10-25

Yaesu FT-980

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC
RX: 0.15-30 MHz
Tuning steps:10 Hz, 5 / 500 KHz
Mode:AM/FM/SSB/CW/AFSK
Channels/memory management:12 regular
Battery backup (2*R6/AA)
Repeater shift/offset:No dedicated. Use available split functions instead
Power supply:Mains: 100-120 / 200-234 VAC
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 72 VA
TX: Max 530 VA
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SO-239 + 1*RCA/Phono for RX only
Dimensions (W*H*D):370*157*350 mm (14.57*6.18*13.78")
Weight:17 Kg (37.48 lbs)
Other features:NB. APF. Dimmer. CAT system. 455 KHz IF output jack.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Triple conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 47.055 MHz
2nd IF: 8.9875 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM Wide (10 dB S/N)
0.15-2 MHz: 22 uV
2-30 MHz: 1.4 uV
AM Narrow (10 dB S/N)
0.15-2 MHz: 16 uV
2-30 MHz: 1 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
0.15-30 MHz: 6.3 uV
SSB/CW/FSK (10 dB S/N)
0.15-2 MHz: 4 uV
2-30 MHz: 0.25 uV
CW Wide (10 dB S/N), with optional XF-8.9HC CW filter
0.15-2 MHz: 2.6 uV
2-30 MHz: 0.16 uV
CW Narrow (10 dB S/N), with optional XF-455.8MCN CW filter
0.15-2 MHz: 1.6 uV
2-30 MHz: 0.1 uV
Selectivity: AM Wide
6 KHz (-6 dB), 17 KHz (-60 dB)
AM Narrow
3 KHz (-6 dB), 9 KHz (-60 dB)
FM
12 KHz (-6 dB), 24 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW/FSK
2.5 KHz (-6 dB), 4.2 KHz (-60 dB)
CW Wide, with optional XF-8.9HC CW filter
600 Hz (-6 dB), 1.2 KHz (-60 dB)
CW Narrow, with optional XF-455.8MCN CW filter
300 Hz (-6 dB), 600 Hz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power/speaker:3 W at 10% distortion / 4 ohms
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-16 ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: SSB/CW: Max 100 W
AM: Max 25 W
FM: Max 50 W
Modulation system:AM: Low level
FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced
Max FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -50 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:500-600 ohms / 8-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1983-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:80C85 CPU
Related documents:User manual (5.9 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
D3000026
FIF-80
MD-1B8
MH-1B8
XF-8.9GA
XF-8.9HC
XF-455.8MCN
Keyer unit
Computer interface unit
Desk microphone
Hand microphone
AM filter (IF: 8.9 MHz)
CW narrow filter, 600 Hz (IF: 8.9 MHz)
CW narrow filter, 300 Hz (IF: 455 KHz)