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Yaesu FT-290R

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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: 100 Hz, 1 / 12.5 / 25 KHz (Europe)
100 Hz, 1 / 5 / 10 KHz (USA)
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:FM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 10 regular
RAM storage with lithium battery backup
Repeater shift / offset:600 KHz
Power supply: 9.6-12 VDC (8*LR14/C batteries)
or 8.5-15.2 VDC external (Barrel connector, center negative)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 60 mA
TX: Max 800 mA
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239 or built-in telescopic whip
Dimensions (W*H*D):150*58*195 mm (5.9*2.28*7.68")
Weight:1.3 Kg (2.87 lb), without batteries
Other features:NB. 1750 Hz repeater ton (Europe), 1800 Hz (USA).




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB/CW)
IF: 10.81 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 10.81 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: FM: 0.25 uV (12 dB SINAD)
SSB/CW: 0.5 uV (20 dB S/N)
Selectivity: FM: 14 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.1 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:60 dB
AF output power / speaker:1 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
2 m:2.5 W500 mW
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:600 ohm / 7-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1981-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1981 in the UK: 220.00
Related documents:User manual (11.3 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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