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Yaesu VR-160

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:VHF/UHF receiver/scanner
Frequency range:0.1-1300 MHz (Cellular blocked in the US)
Tuning steps:5 / 8.33 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz
Frequency stability:5 ppm @ -10 to +50 (14 to 122F)
Mode:AM / FM / WFM + AM & FM broadcast
Channels / memory management: Standard
900 regular with alpha tags (8 characters)
100 skip
50 scan edge pairs
Special
10 Weather channels
57 VHF marine channels
89 popular SW broadcast stations

Non-volatile EEPROM storage
Power supply:3.7 VDC (FNB-82Li battery)
or 3.5-7 VDC external
Current drain / power consumption:20-140 mA (Volume level 20)
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC
Dimensions (W*H*D):47*81*23 mm (?"), with FNB-82Li
Weight:130 g (? oz), with antenna and FNB-82Li
Other features: CTCSS/PL and DCS. Band scope. Internal ferrite bar for MW reception.
Password protection. ACC jack. Voltmeter. Internal temperature sensor.
Smart search. Frequency finder. CW learning/training feature. Attenuator.
Cloning function.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (AM & FM broadcast)
IF: 130 KHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/FM)
1st IF: 47.25 MHz
2nd IF: 450 KHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (WFM)
1st IF: 45.8 MHz
2nd IF: 10.7 MHz
3rd IF: 1 MHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.5-30 MHz: 1 uV
108-137 MHz: 0.5 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
0.5-30 MHz: 1 uV
30-54 MHz: 0.35 uV
54-76 MHz: 0.5 uV
137-140 MHz: 0.2 uV
140-150 MHz: 0.16 uV
150-174 MHz: 0.2 uV
174-222 MHz: 1 uV
300-350 MHz: 0.5 uV
350-400 MHz: 0.2 uV
400-470 MHz: 0.18 uV
800-1000 MHz: 0.5 uV
1000-1300 MHz: 0.7 uV
WFM (12 dB SINAD)
76-108 MHz: 1 uV
470-540 MHz: 1 uV
540-800 MHz: 1.5 uV
Selectivity: AM/FM
12 KHz (-6 dB)
35 KHz (-60 dB)
WFM
200 KHz (-6 dB)
300 KHz (-20 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:50 mW at 10% distortion / 8 ohm @ 4.5 VDC
External speaker connector:




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 2010-20xx (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (1.7 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
ADMS-5
CN-3
CSC-92
FBA-37
FNB-82Li
PA-46C
PA-46U
YHA-66
Advanced Data Management System (Software & USB cable)
SMA-to-BNC adapter
Soft case
Alkaline battery case. Three LR6 / AA batteries
Li-Ion battery pack. 3.7 V, 1100 mAh
AC adapter (230 VAC, 2-pin for Europe)
AC adapter (230 VAC, 3-pin for UK)
Antenna