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Last modified 2017-06-20

Yaesu VX-7R

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 50-54 / 144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
TX: 50-54 / 144-148 / 222-225 / 440-450 MHz (USA)
RX: 0.5-999 MHz (Cellular blocked in the US)
Tuning steps:5 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz
Mode:TX: AM/FM
RX: AM/FM/WFM
Channels/memory management: 450 regular
12 home (USA), 11 home (other markets)
20 PMS (band edge pairs)
10 "one touch"
10 hyper
10 NOAA weather channels (USA only)
89 popular SW BC channels
280 VHF marine channels
Repeater shift/offset:0-99.95 MHz
Power supply:7.4 VDC (internal), 10-16 VDC (external)
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 25-240 mA
TX: 0.6-1.9 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SMA
Dimensions (W*H*D):60*90*28 mm (2.36*3.54*1.1")
Weight:250 gr (8.82 oz)
Other features:CTCSS/PL, DCS, DTMF. Waterproof/submersible. LED-lamp. Twin RX




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/FM)
1st IF: 47.25 MHz (Main), 46.35 MHz (Sub)
2nd IF: 450 KHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (WFM)
1st IF: 45.8 MHz
2nd IF: 10.7 MHz
3rd IF: 1 MHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.5-30 MHz: 3 uV
30-1000 MHz: 1.4 uV
108-137 MHz: 1.5 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
30-50 MHz: 0.5 uV
50-54 MHz: 0.16 uV (0.18 uV on sub RX)
57-76 MHz: 1 uV
137-140 MHz: 0.2 uV (0.18 uV on sub RX)
140-150 MHz: 0.16 uV (0.18 uV on sub RX)
150-174 MHz: 0.2 uV (0.18 uV on sub RX)
174-225 MHz: 0.3 uV
300-350 MHz: 0.5 uV
350-400 MHz: 0.2 uV
400-470 MHz: 0.18 uV (0.2 uV on sub RX 420-470 MHz)
470-540 MHz: 0.35 uV
800-999 MHz: 1 uV (Cellular blocked in the US)
WFM (12 dB SINAD)
76-108 MHz: 1 uV
470-540 MHz: 0.35 uV
540-800 MHz: 3 uV
Selectivity: AM/FM
12 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (-60 dB)
WFM
200 KHz (-6 dB), 300 KHz (-20 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:200 mW at 10% distortion / 8 ohms @ 7.4 VDC
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:
6 m1 W
2 m/70 cmHi: 5 W, Low3: 2.5 W, Low2: 1 W, Low1: 500 mW
220 MHz300 mW (USA only)
Modulation system:AM: Low level
FM: Variable reactance
FM deviation:FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:2 Kohms / ?-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:2002-200x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (2.5 MB)
Service manual (7.8 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
ADMS-1G
CMP-460A
CD-15A
CN-3
CSC-88
CT-91
EDC-5B
EDC-6
FBA-23
FNB-80LI
MH-57A4B
MH-73A4B
NC-72B
NC-72C
NC-72U
SU-1
VC-27
Programming kit. Software and USB cable
Waterproof speaker microphone
Lithium-Ion 2.5 hours rapid charger
BNC-to-SMA adapter
Vinyl carrying case
Mic adapter
DC cable with voltage regulation and cigarette lighter plug
DC cable only
Dry cell case (2*R6/AA)
Li-Ion battery pack, 7.4 V 1400 mAh
Speaker microphone
Waterproof speaker microphone
Battery charger. USA
Battery charger. Europe
Battery charger. UK
Barometric pressure sensor unit
Earpiece microphone