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Yaesu VX-3E

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 0.5-999 MHz
Tuning steps:5 / 8.33 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz
Frequency stability:5 ppm @ -10 to +50C (14 to 122F)
Mode:TX: FM / NFM
RX: AM / FM / NFM / WFM
Channels / memory management: 900 regular with alpha tags (6 characters)
99 skip
11 home
50 band edge pairs (PMS)
10 NOAA weather channels
57 VHF marine channels
89 SW BC channels
Non-volatile EEPROM storage
Repeater shift / offset: VHF: 600 KHz
UHF: 1.6 / 7.6 MHz
(Defaults, programmable 0 to 99.95 MHz in 50 KHz steps)
Power supply:3.7 VDC (Li-Ion battery pack)
or 3.7-7 VDC external
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 30-120 mA
TX: Max 1.3 A @ 3.7 V
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SMA
Dimensions (W*H*D):47*81*23 mm (1.9*3.2*0.9")
Weight:130 g (4.6 oz), with battery and antenna
Other features: CTCSS/PL and DCS. DTMF. ARTS. WIRES. Internal temp sensor.
CCO (Channel Counter Operation). Built-in bar antenna for MW reception.
Messaging feature. 1750 Hz repeater tone. Twin RX.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (AM/FM BC)
1st 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)
0.5-1.8 MHz: 4 uV
1.8-30 MHz: 3 uV
108-137 MHz: 1.5 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
30-54 MHz: 0.35 uV
54-76 MHz: 1 uV
137-140 MHz: 0.2 uV
140-150 MHz: 0.16 uV
150-174 MHz: 0.2 uV
174-225 MHz: 1 uV
300-350 MHz: 0.5 uV
350-400 MHz: 0.2 uV
400-470 MHz: 0.18 uV
800-999 MHz: 1.5 uV
WFM (12 dB SINAD)
76-108 MHz: 1.5 uV
540-800 MHz: 3 uV
Selectivity: AM/FM
12 KHz (-6 dB)
35 KHz (-60 dB)
WFM
200 KHz (-6 dB)
300 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:50 mW at 10% distortion / 8 ohm (@ 3.7 V)
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

High
@ 6 V
High
@ 3.7 V
Low
@ 6 V
Low
@ 3.7 V
2 m:3 W1.5 W300 mW100 mW
70 cm:2 W1 W300 mW100 mW
Modulation system:Variable reactance
Max FM deviation (Factory set):Normal: 5 KHz
Halfdev: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB at High power output
Microphone impedance / connector:2 Kohm / ?-pin
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:2007-20xx (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (3 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
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