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Yaesu VX-170

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 144-146 MHz
RX: 137-174 MHz
USA
TX: 144-148 MHz
RX: 137-174 MHz
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz
Frequency stability:5 ppm @ -10 to +60C (14 to 140F)
Mode:FM
Channels / memory management: 200 regular
1 home
10 PMS/scan edge pairs
10 NOAA weather channels
Repeater shift / offset:600 KHz
Power supply:7.2 VDC (Battery pack)
or 6-16 VDC external
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 20-125 mA
TX: Max 1.5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SMA
Dimensions (W*H*D):60*120*32 mm (2.36*4.72*1.26")
Weight:390 g (13.8 oz), with FNB-83, antenna and belt clip
Other features:Dual watch. ARTS. Submersible.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 21.7 MHz
2nd IF: 450 KHz
Sensitivity:140-150 MHz: 0.16 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:12 KHz (-6 dB)
35 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:700 mW at 10% distortion / 16 ohm
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighMidLow
2 m:5 W2 W500 mW
Modulation system:Variable reactance
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB @ Hi and Middle power
Microphone impedance / connector:2 Kohm / ?-pin
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 2005-200x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (3.1 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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DC cable, plug and wire only
Dry battery case (6*LR6/AA batteries)
NiMH battery pack. 7.2 V, 1400 mAh
DTMF paging unit
Speaker-microphone
10-hour battery charger. 100-120 VAC
10-hour battery charger. 230-240 VAC
10-hour battery charger. 230 VAC
Desktop rapid charger
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