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Yaesu FT-230R

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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)
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:FM
Channels / memory management: 10 regular
Priority function
RAM storage with lithium battery backup
Repeater shift / offset:600 KHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC (2-pin metal locking ring connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 300 mA
TX: Max 5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):150*50*174 mm (5.91*1.97*6.85")
Weight:1.3 Kg (2.87 lb)
Other features:1750 Hz tone call (Europe), 1800 Hz (USA).




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.7 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.25 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:15 KHz (-6 dB)
30 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:1 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
2 m:25 W3 W

NB! The low level setting is not available on the US version.
Modulation system:Variable reactance
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500-600 ohm / 7-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level: 15 mV @ 1 KHz for 4.5 KHz deviation
1.5 mV @ 1 KHz for 3.5 KHz deviation




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1983-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (7 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
FP-12
FTS-32
FTS-32E
YM-49
AC power supply. 13.8 VDC, 12 A
CTCSS/PL encoder/decoder (USA only)
CTCSS/PL encoder (USA only)
Speaker-microphone