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Yaesu FT-208R

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 144-146 MHz
RX: 144-146 MHz
USA
TX: 144-148 MHz
RX: 144-148 MHz
Tuning steps:12.5 / 25 KHz (Europe)
5 / 10 KHz (USA)
Mode:FM
Channels / memory management: 10 regular
1 priority
RAM storage with lithium battery backup (CR2025)
Repeater shift / offset:600 KHz
Power supply:10.8 VDC (Max 13.0 VDC)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 20-150 mA
TX: 350-700 mA
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC
Dimensions (W*H*D):61*168*49 mm (2.4*6.61*1.93")
Weight:720 g (1.59 lb)
Other features:DTMF keypad. Backlit display.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 16.9 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.25 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:12 KHz (-6 dB)
24 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:500 mW at 10% distortion / ? ohm
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
2 m:2.5 W300 mW
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:2 Kohm / 6-pin
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1981-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price, september 1981 in Sweden: SEK 2195:-
Related documents:User manual (6.4 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
FBA-2
FNB-2
FTS-32
FTS-32AE
MMB-10
NC-7
NC-8
NC-9B
NC-9C
PA-3
YM-24A
Battery sleeve. Requires NC-7 or NC-8.
NiCd battery pack. 10.8 V, 450 mAh
CTCSS/PL tone squelch unit
CTCSS/PL tone encoder unit
Mobile bracket
Base station battery charger
Quick charger/DC adapter
Wall charger. 117 VAC
Wall charger. 220-234 VAC
DC-DC adapter with cigarrette lighter plug
Speaker-microphone