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Yaesu FT-709R

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur UHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe and Japan
TX: 430-440 MHz
RX: 430-440 MHz
USA
TX: 440-450 MHz
RX: 440-450 MHz
Tuning steps:25 / 50 KHz
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:FM
Channels / memory management: 10 regular
1 call
1 priority
RAM storage with lithium battery backup
Repeater shift / offset: 1.6 or 7.6 MHz (Europe)
5 MHz (USA)
(Defaults, programmable)
Power supply:6-15 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 45-150 mA
TX: Max 800 mA
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC
Dimensions (W*H*D):65*168*34 mm (2.6*6.61*1.34")
Weight:570 g (1.26 lb), with FNB-3
Other features:DTMF (USA). VOX. Backlit display. 1750 Hz repeater tone (Europe).




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 21.6 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:450 mW at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
70 cm:1.8-4 W300-400 mW

NB! Output power 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:25 mV @ 1 KHz for 4.5 KHz deviation




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 198x-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (3.6 MB)
Service manual (18.3 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
CSC-10
CSC-11
FBA-5
FNB-3
FNB-4
FTS-6
MH-12A2B
MMB-21
NC-9B
NC-9C
NC-15
NC-18B
NC-18C
PA-3
YH-2
YHA-44A
Soft case for use with FNB-3 or 5
Soft case for use with FNB-4
Battery case. For six LR6 / AA batteries
NiCd battery pack. 10.8 V, 425 mAh
NiCd battery pack. 12 V, 500 mAh
CTCSS/PL unit (US model only)
Speaker-microphone
Mobile hanger bracket
Compact charger (117 VAC). For FNB-3A
Compact charger (220-234 VAC). For FNB-3A
Quick charger/DC supply
Compact charger (117 VAC). For FNB-4A
Compact charger (220-234 VAC). For FNB-4A
DC car adapter/trickle charger
VOX Headset
Rubber flex antenna