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Yaesu FT-101ZD (Mk3)

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: 10-160 m + WARC in 12 bands
1.8-2.0 MHz (160 m)
3.5-4.0 MHz (80 m)
7.0-7.5 MHz (40 m)
10.0-10.5 MHz (30 m)
14.0-14.5 MHz (20 m)
18.0-18.5 MHz (17 m)
21.0-21.5 MHz (15 m)
24.5-25.0 MHz (12 m)
28.0-28.5 MHz (10 m A)
28.5-29.0 MHz (10 m B)
29.0-29.5 MHz (10 m C)
29.5-29.9 MHz (10 m D)
Tuning steps:Continuous
Frequency stability:Less than 100 Hz after 30 minute warmup
Mode:AM / SSB / CW (FM option, replaces the AM unit)
Channels/memory management:Two XTAL controlled
Repeater shift/offset:No
Power supply:Mains: 100 / 110 / 117 / 200 / 220 / 234 VAC (13.5 VDC option)
Current drain/power consumption: RX: 85 VA (73 VA heater off) @ mains
RX: 5.5 A (1.1 A heater off) @ 13.5 VDC
TX: Max 330 VA @ mains
TX: Max 21 A @ 13.5 VDC
Antenna impedance/connector:50-75 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):345*157*326 mm (13.58*6.18*12.83")
Weight:15 Kg (33.1 lb)
Other features:NB. VOX. 25 KHz calibrator. 10/20 dB attenuator. Dimmer.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Single conversion superheterodyne
IF: 9 MHz
Sensitivity: AM: 0.5 uV (10 dB S/N), with AM option
FM: 0.3 uV (20 dB noise quieting), with FM option
SSB/CW: 0.25 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity: AM: 3.6 KHz (-6 dB), 6.8 KHz (-60 dB), with AM option
FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB), 24 KHz (-60 dB), with FM option
SSB: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4 KHz (-60 dB)
CW: 600 Hz (-6 dB), 1.2 KHz (-60 dB), with optional narrow CW filter
CW: 350 Hz (-6 dB), 1.2 KHz (-60 dB), with optional extra narrow CW filter
Image rejection: 60 dB (12-160 m)
>50 dB (10 m)
AF output power/speaker:3 W at 10% distortion / 4 ohm
External speaker connector:4-16 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: AM: ~25 W (50 W DC input)
SSB/CW: ~100 W (180 W DC input)
Modulation system:AM: Low power stage (with AM option)
FM: Variable reactance (with FM option)
SSB: Balanced
Max FM deviation:5 KHz (with FM option)
Spurious emissions:Less than -40 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:500-600 ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input sensitivity:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1981-1986 (Discontinued)
Additional info: Tube hybrid
Related documents: User manual (16.2 MB)
Service manual (19.9 MB)
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Circuit board matrix
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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SP-101PB
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YD-148
YE-7A
YO-101
DC-DC converter for 13.5 VDC operation
Fan kit
External, synthesized VFO with 12 memories
External VFO
AM unit (Check revision. All may not work in Mk3)
FM unit
FM unit
External speaker
External speaker with phone patch
CW narrow filter, 600 Hz
Desk microphone, 500 ohm/50 kohm switchable
Standard hand microphone. Dynamic, 500 ohm
Monitor scope