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Yaesu FT-980

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC
RX: 0.15-30 MHz
Tuning steps:10 Hz, 5 / 500 KHz
Frequency stability:3 ppm @ 0 to 40C (32 to 104F)
Mode:AM / FM / SSB / CW / AFSK
Channels / memory management: 12 regular
RAM storage with battery backup (Two R6 / AA batteries)
Repeater shift / offset:No dedicated. Use available split functions instead
Power supply:Mains: 100-120 / 200-234 VAC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 72 VA
TX: Max 530 VA
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / One SO-239 + one RCA/Phono for RX only
Dimensions (W*H*D):370*157*350 mm (14.57*6.18*13.78")
Weight:17 Kg (37.48 lb)
Other features:NB. APF. Dimmer. CAT control. 455 KHz IF output jack.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Triple conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 47.055 MHz
2nd IF: 8.9875 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM Wide (10 dB S/N)
0.15-2 MHz: 22 uV
2-30 MHz: 1.4 uV
AM Narrow (10 dB S/N)
0.15-2 MHz: 16 uV
2-30 MHz: 1 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
0.15-30 MHz: 6.3 uV
SSB/CW/FSK (10 dB S/N)
0.15-2 MHz: 4 uV
2-30 MHz: 0.25 uV
CW Wide (10 dB S/N), with optional XF-8.9HC CW filter
0.15-2 MHz: 2.6 uV
2-30 MHz: 0.16 uV
CW Narrow (10 dB S/N), with optional XF-455.8MCN CW filter
0.15-2 MHz: 1.6 uV
2-30 MHz: 0.1 uV
Selectivity: AM Wide
6 KHz (-6 dB)
17 KHz (-60 dB)
AM Narrow
3 KHz (-6 dB)
9 KHz (-60 dB)
FM
12 KHz (-6 dB)
24 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW/FSK
2.5 KHz (-6 dB)
4.2 KHz (-60 dB)
CW Wide, with optional XF-8.9HC CW filter
600 Hz (-6 dB)
1.2 KHz (-60 dB)
CW Narrow, with optional XF-455.8MCN CW filter
300 Hz (-6 dB)
600 Hz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power / speaker:3 W at 10% distortion / 4 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-16 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

Max pwr
AM:25 W
FM:50 W
SSB (PEP):100 W
CW:100 W
Modulation system:AM: Low level
FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -50 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500-600 ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1983-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:80C85 CPU
Related documents:User manual (5.9 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
D3000026
FIF-80
MD-1B8
MH-1B8
XF-8.9GA
XF-8.9HC
XF-455.8MCN
Keyer unit
Computer interface unit
Desk microphone
Hand microphone
AM filter (IF: 8.9 MHz)
CW narrow filter, 600 Hz (IF: 8.9 MHz)
CW narrow filter, 300 Hz (IF: 455 KHz)