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Yaesu FT-950

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF/VHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC / 50-54 MHz
RX: 0.03-56 MHz
Tuning steps:1 / 10 / 100 Hz
Frequency stability:0.5 ppm @ 25C (77F), after 1 minute warmup
Mode:AM / FM / NFM / SSB / CW / RTTY / Packet
Channels / memory management: 99 regular
5 QMB
9 scan edge pairs (PMS)
Non-volatile FRAM storage
Repeater shift / offset:0-1 MHz in 10 KHz steps (10 m)
0-4 MHz in 10 KHz steps (6 m)
Power supply:13.8 VDC 10%
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 1.8-2.1 A
TX: Max 22 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / Two SO-239 (16.7-150 ohm with ATU on)
Dimensions (W*H*D):365*115*315 mm (14.37*4.53*12.4")
Weight:9.8 Kg (21.61 lb)
Other features: 32-bit IF-DSP. Built-in auto-ATU and keyer. 0.5 ppm TCXO. VOX. MOX.
5-channel digital voice recorder. CTCSS/PL. Rotator control function.
RS-232C and CAT control.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Triple conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 69.45 MHz
2nd IF: 450 KHz
3rd IF: 30 KHz (AM/FM: 24 KHz)
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S+N/N, 6 KHz BW)
0.5-1.8 MHz: 28 uV (IPO On)
1.8-30 MHz: 2 uV (AMP 2)
50-54 MHz: 1 uV (AMP 2)
FM (12 dB SINAD, 15 KHz BW)
28-30 MHz: 0.5 uV (AMP 2)
50-54 MHz: 0.35 uV (AMP 2)
SSB (10 dB S+N/N, 2.4 KHz BW)
0.5-1.8 MHz: 4 uV (IPO On)
1.8-30 MHz: 0.2 uV (AMP 2)
50-54 MHz: 0.125 uV (AMP 2)
Selectivity: AM
6 KHz (-6 dB)
15 KHz (-60 dB)
FM
15 KHz (-6 dB)
25 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB
2.4 KHz (-6 dB)
3.6 KHz (-60 dB)
CW/RTTY/PKT
500 Hz (-6 dB)
750 Hz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:10-160 m: 70 dB
50-54 MHz: 60 dB
AF output power / speaker:2.5 W at 10% distortion / 4 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HF6 m
AM:2-25 W2-25 W
FM/NFM:5-100 W5-100 W
SSB (PEP):5-100 W5-100 W
CW:5-100 W5-100 W
RTTY/Packet:5-100 W5-100 W
Modulation system:AM: Low level (early stage)
FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced
Max FM deviation (Factory set):FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:10-160 m: Better than -60 dB
50-54 MHz: Better than -65 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:200 ohm to 10 Kohm (600 ohm nominal) / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 2007-201x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (6.5 MB)
Service manual (10.7 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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A rear picture of Yaesu FT-950