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Last modified 2016-02-22

Yaesu VX-1R

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe and Asia)
TX: 144-148 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
RX: 0.5-1.7 / 76-999 MHz (Cellular blocked in the USA)
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz
Mode:TX: FM
RX: AM/FM/WFM
Channels/memory management: Config group 1
52 regular
10 BC band
10 scan edge pairs
31 smart search
1 home channel per band
Config group 2
142 "Simplex". Can actually store repeater shifts and tone mode but not tone frequency!
10 BC band
10 scan edge pairs
31 smart search
(All memories have alpha tags)
Repeater shift/offset:VHF: 600 KHz (default, other offset settable in 50 KHz steps)
UHF: 1.6 / 5 / 7.6 MHz (default, other offset settable in 50 KHz steps)
Power supply:3.6 VDC (3.2-7 VDC external)
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 16-150 mA
TX: 400 mA @ 500 mW TX output
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SMA
Dimensions (W*H*D):47*81*25 mm (1.85*3.19*0.98")
Weight:133 gr (4.7 oz), with antenna and battery
Other features:CTCSS/DCS with tone scan. DTMF memory. 1750 Hz tone burst. ARTS.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Single conversion superheterodyne (0.5-1.7 MHz)
IF: 455 KHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (VHF/UHF)
1st IF: 41.45 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz (FM), 10.7 MHz (WFM)
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.5-1.7 MHz: 5 uV
108-137 MHz: 0.5 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
144-148 MHz: 0.16 uV
300-420 MHz: 0.5 uV
430-450 MHz: 0.18 uV
800-999 MHz: 5 uV
WFM (12 dB SINAD)
76-108 MHz: 1.6 uV
170-222 MHz: 15.8 uV
470-800 MHz: 15.8 uV (except 540-600 MHz)
Selectivity:FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 35 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:50 mW at 10% distortion / 8 ohms @ 3.6 VDC
External speaker connector:8 ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:
2 mHi: 500 mW @ 3.6 VDC (1 W @ 6 VDC external power)
Lo: 50 mW @ 3.6 VDC (200 mW @ 6 VDC external power)
70 cmHi: 500 mW @ 3.6 VDC (1 W @ 6 VDC external power)
Lo: 50 mW @ 3.6 VDC (200 mW @ 6 VDC external power)
Modulation system:Variable reactance
Max FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -50 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:2 Kohm / 4-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1997-19xx (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1997 in Sweden: 2750:- SEK
Related documents:User manual (1.2 MB)
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BNC-to-SMA adapter
Soft case
Mic/ear adapter/splitter
Cigarette lighter DC power cable
Battery case for R6/AA type cell
Li-Ion battery pack
Speaker-Microphone
Earpiece-Microphone
AC power supply
VOX headset