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Yaesu FT-227RA "Memorizer"

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Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 144-148 MHz
RX: 144-148 MHz
Tuning steps:10 KHz plus a "5 KHz up" button
Frequency stability:? ppm
Channels / memory management: 4 regular
RAM storage
Repeater shift/offset:600 KHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC 10% (2-pin metal locking ring connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 500-800 mA
TX: Max 2.5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):180*60*220 mm (7.09*2.36*8.66")
Weight:2.7 Kg (5.95 lb)
Other features:

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.7 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.3 uV (20 dB quieting)
Selectivity:12 KHz (-6 dB)
24 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:1.5 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm

RF output power:

2 m:10 W1 W
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:600 ohm / 6-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV

Manufactured:Japan, 1979-1979 (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1979 in the US: $399.00
Related documents: R User manual (4.9 MB)
RA Addendum (6 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
PB-1555A CTCSS/PL unit
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