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Yaesu FT-530

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe and Japan
TX: 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 110-180 / 300-500 / 800-950 MHz
USA
TX: 144-148 / 430-450 MHz
RX: 110-180 / 300-500 / 800-950 MHz
(Was the final production batch cellular blocked? Info needed)
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 KHz
Frequency stability:5 ppm @ -10 to +60C (14 to 140F)
Mode:TX: FM
RX: AM / FM
Channels / memory management: 76 regular (38 per band)
2 call (1 per band)
2 scan edge pairs (1 per band)
2 priority (1 per band) 10 DTMF
RAM storage with lithium battery backup (CR1220)
Repeater shift / offset: Europe
VHF: 600 KHz
UHF: 1.6 or 7.6 MHz
USA
VHF: 600 KHz
UHF: 5 MHz
(Defaults, programmable)
Power supply:6-12 VDC (Battery packs)
or 5.5-16 VDC external (Barrel connector, center positive)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 16-190 mA
TX: Max 1.6 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC
Dimensions (W*H*D):55*134*33 mm (2.16*5.28*1.3"), with FBA-12
Weight:530 g (18.7 oz), with FNB-27 and antenna
Other features: CTCSS/PL. DTMF. VOX (With YH-2 headset). ARS. Backlit display.
1750 Hz repeater tone (Europe). Twin RX (V+U, V+V, U+U).




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 15.25 MHz (VHF), 44.775 MHz (UHF)
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:VHF: 0.16 uV (12 dB SINAD)
UHF: 0.18 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:12 KHz (-6 dB)
30 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:300 mW at 5% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighL3L2L1
2 m:1.5-5 W1.5-3 W1.5 W500 mW
70 cm:1.5-5 W1.5-3 W1.5 W500 mW

NB! The high and L3 output levels depend on battery pack/voltage
Modulation system:Variable reactance
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:2 Kohm / ?-pin (2.5 mm)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:1992-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1993 in Sweden: SEK 5615:-
Related documents:User manual (3.1 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
BC-1
CLIP-3
CSC-56
CSC-57
CSC-58
E-DC-5A
FBA-12
FNB-25
FNB-26
FNB-27
FNB-28
MH-12A2B
MH-18A2B
MH-19A2B
MH-29A2B
MMB-54
NC-18B
NC-18C
NC-28B
NC-28C
NC-34B
NC-34C
NC-42
YH-2
YHA-29
Bottom cover. For use without battery
Belt clip
Soft case. For use with FBA-12 & FNB-25
Soft case. For use with FNB-28
Soft case. For use with FNB-26 & 27
Cigarette lighter DC cable with noise filter
Battery case. Six LR6 / AA batteries
NiCd battery pack. 7.2 V, 600 mAh
NiCd battery pack. 7.2 V, 100 mAh
NiCd battery pack. 12 V, 600 mAh
NiCd battery pack. 7.2 V, 700 mAh
Speaker-microphone
Miniature speaker-microphone
Earpiece-microphone
Remote control speaker-microphone with display
Mobile hanger bracket
Compact 15-hour charger (117 VAC). For FNB-27
Compact 15-hour charger (220-234 VAC). For FNB-27
Compact 15-hour charger (117 VAC). For FNB-25 & 28
Compact 15-hour charger (220-234 VAC). For FNB-25 & 28
Compact 15-hour charger (117 VAC). For FNB-26
Compact 15-hour charger (220-234 VAC). For FNB-26
1 hour desktop rapid charger. For all above FNB packs
VOX headset
Rubber flex antenna