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Yaesu VR-5000

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:HF/VHF/UHF receiver/scanner
Frequency range:0.1-2600 MHz (Cellular blocked in the US)
Tuning steps:20 / 100 / 500 Hz and 1 / 5 / 6.25 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 / 500 KHz
Mode:AM/NAM/WAM/NFM/WFM/SSB/CW
Channels/memory management:2000 regular in up to 100 groups
50 band edge (PMS)
5 preset (PS)
Power supply:13.5 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:Max 0.7 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SO-239 (on a 2.6 GHz receiver! Why?)
450 ohms, spring terminals
Dimensions (W*H*D):180*70*203 mm (7.1*2.8*8")
Weight:1.9 Kg (4.2 lbs)
Other features: Real-time band-scope, world clock. NB. VCS. Alpha tags.
CAT computer control. 10.7 MHz IF output. Dual RX with
sub VFO within 20 MHz of main VFO.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:? conversion superheterodyne
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.2-0.5 MHz: 10.8 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 4 uV
1.8-4 MHz: 2.5 uV
4-30 MHz: 1.1 uV
NFM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.35 uV
30-2000 MHz: 0.45 uV
2000-2600 MHz: 0.8 uV
WFM (12 dB SINAD)
30-2000 MHz: 1.5 uV
SSB/CW (10 dB S/N)
0.2-0.5 MHz: 4.8 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 1 uV
1.8-4 MHz: 0.6 uV
4-30 MHz: 0.3 uV
30-2000 MHz: 0.3 uV
2000-2600 MHz: 0.5 uV
Selectivity:
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:1 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 2000-2010 (Discontinued)
Additional info: Early versions had several problems. Newer versions
were improved in both hard- and firmware
Related documents: User manual (2.2 MB)
Schematics (16.3 MB)
Modifications:
Reviews:
Options/Accessories:
DSP-1
DVS-4
FVS-1A
PA-28B
PA-28C
PA-28U
Internal DSP unit
Digital voice recording unit
Voice synthesizer unit
AC adapter, 120 VAC. 13 VDC, 1 A (USA)
AC adapter, 230 VAC. 13 VDC, 1 A (Europe)
AC adapter, 240 VAC. 13 VDC, 1 A (UK)
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