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Yaesu VX-1R

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe and Japan
TX: 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 0.5-1.7 / 76-999 MHz
USA
TX: 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 0.5-1.7 / 76-999 MHz (Cellular blocked)
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:TX: FM
RX: AM / FM / WFM
Channels / memory management: Config group 1
52 regular
10 BC band
10 scan edge pairs
31 smart search
1 home channel per band
Config group 2
142 "Simplex". Can actually store repeater shifts and tone mode but not tone frequency!
10 BC band
10 scan edge pairs
31 smart search
(All memories have alpha tags)
Non-volatile EEPROM storage
Repeater shift / offset: VHF: 600 KHz
UHF: 1.6 / 5 / 7.6 MHz
(Defaults, programmable in 50 KHz steps)
Power supply:3.6 VDC (Battery)
or 3.2-7 VDC external
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 16-150 mA
TX: 400 mA @ 500 mW TX output
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SMA
Dimensions (W*H*D):47*81*25 mm (1.85*3.19*0.98")
Weight:133 g (4.7 oz), with antenna and battery
Other features:CTCSS/PL and DCS with tone scan. DTMF memory. 1750 Hz repeater tone. ARTS.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (0.5-1.7 MHz)
IF: 455 KHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (VHF/UHF)
1st IF: 41.45 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz (FM), 10.7 MHz (WFM)
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.5-1.7 MHz: 5 uV
108-137 MHz: 0.5 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
144-148 MHz: 0.16 uV
300-420 MHz: 0.5 uV
430-450 MHz: 0.18 uV
800-999 MHz: 5 uV
WFM (12 dB SINAD)
76-108 MHz: 1.6 uV
170-222 MHz: 15.8 uV
470-800 MHz: 15.8 uV (Except 540-600 MHz)
Selectivity:FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 35 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:50 mW at 10% distortion / 8 ohm (@ 3.6 VDC)
External speaker connector:8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

High
@ 6 V
High
@ 3.6 V
Low
@ 6 V
Low
@ 3.6 V
2 m:1 W500 mW200 mW50 mW
70 cm:1 W500 mW200 mW50 mW
Modulation system:Variable reactance
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -50 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:2 ohm / 4-pin
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1997-19xx (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1997 in Sweden: SEK 2750:-
Related documents:User manual (1.2 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
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