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Yaesu FT-920

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF/VHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC / 50-54 MHz
RX: 0.1-30 / 48-56 MHz
Tuning steps:1 / 10 / 100 Hz, 1 KHz
Frequency stability:10 ppm (No temperature reference)
2 ppm with optional TCXO-7
Mode:AM / SSB / CW / "Data" (FM option)
Channels / memory management: 99 regular
5 QMB
10 split
11 call
1 PMS
RAM storage with lithium battery backup (CR2032)
Repeater shift / offset:0-5 MHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC 10% (6-pin Molex connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Max 2.2 A
TX: Max 22 A
Antenna impedance / connector: 50 ohm / Two SO-239 + one RCA/Phono for RX only
(HF: 16.7-150 ohm with the auto-AT)
(6 m: 25-100 ohm with the auto-AT)
Dimensions (W*H*D):410*135*316 mm (16.14*5.32*12.44")
Weight:11.5 Kg (25.35 lb)
Other features:CTCSS/PL. RS232C. Voice recorder. Dimmer. DSP. Dual watch.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/SSB/CW/FSK/AFSK)
1st IF: 68.985 MHz
2nd IF: 8.215 MHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 68.985 MHz
2nd IF: 8.215 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (6 KHz, 10 dB S/N)
0.15-0.25 MHz: 40 uV
0.25-0.5 MHz: 32 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 16 uV
1.8-24.5 MHz: 2 uV
24.5-54 MHz: 1.3 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
1.8-24.5 MHz: 0.5 uV
24.5-54 MHz: 0.25 uV
SSB/CW/"Data" (2.4 KHz, 10 dB S/N)
0.15-0.25 MHz: 5 uV
0.25-0.5 MHz: 4 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 2 uV
1.8-24.5 MHz: 0.2 uV
24.5-54 MHz: 0.13 uV
Selectivity: AM (With optional YF-116A AM filter)
6 KHz (-6 dB)
14 KHz (-60 dB)
FM (With optional FM-1 FM unit)
12 KHz (-6 dB)
25 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW/"Data"
2.4 KHz (-6 dB)
5 KHz (-60 dB)
CW (With optional YF-116C CW narrow filter)
500 Hz (-6 dB)
1.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:HF: 70 dB
6 m: 50 dB
AF output power / speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 4 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

Max pwr
AM:25 W
SSB (PEP):100 W
CW:100 W
Modulation system: AM: Low-level, early stage (with optional YF-116A AM filter)
FM: Variable reactance PM
SSB: Balanced, filtered carrier
FSK: AF shifted keying (170, 425 and 850 Hz)
Max FM deviation (Factory set):Wide: 5 KHz
Narrow: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:HF: Better than -50 dB
6 m: Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500-600 ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1997-200x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1997 in the US: $1829.00
Related documents: User manual (13.5 MB)
Service manual (44 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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E-767
FL-7000
FM-1
FP-1025A
FP-1030A
MD-100A8X
SP-8
TCXO-7
VL-1000
YF-116A
YF-116C
YH-77STA
Band data + T/R-switching cable for FL-7000
Solid state HF linear amplifier, 500 W
FM unit
AC power supply, switch mode. 25 A
AC power supply, regulated. 25 A
Desk microphone
External speaker with filters
High-stability reference oscillator unit, 2 ppm
Solid state HF/6 m linear amplifier, 1 KW
AM filter, 6 KHz
CW narrow filter, 500 Hz
Stereo headphones
A rear picture of Yaesu FT-920