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Yaesu VX-6R

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: USA
TX: 144-148 / 222-225 / 430-450 MHz
RX: 0.504-999 MHz (Cellular blocked)
Tuning steps:5 / 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
99 skip
11 home
50 PMS (band edge pairs)
Special channels
10 direct memory recall
10 NOAA weather channels
89 popular SW BC channels
281 marine VHF channels
Non-volatile EEPROM storage
Repeater shift / offset:0-149.95 MHz in 50 KHz steps
Power supply:7.4 VDC (Battery pack)
or 5-16 VDC external
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 30-150 mA
TX: Max 1.8 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SMA
Dimensions (W*H*D):58*89*29 mm (2.28*3.5*1.14")
Weight:270 g (9.5 oz), with FNB-80LI
Other features: CTCSS/DCS, DTMF, ARTS. Built-in temperature sensor. WIRES-compatible.
CW training feature. Password protection. Waterproof/submersible.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/FM/NFM)
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: 0.5-30 MHz, AM: 3 uV (10 dB S/N)
VHF low, NFM: 1 uV (12 dB SINAD)
140-150 MHz, FM: 0.16 uV (12 dB SINAD)
400-470 MHz, FM: 0.18 uV (12 dB SINAD)
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:200 mW at 10% distortion / 8 ohm (@ 7.4 V)
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow 3Low 2Low 1
2 m:5 W2.5 W1 W300 mW
1.25 m:1.5 W1 W500 mW200 mW
70 cm:5 W2.5 W1 W300 mW
Modulation system:Variable reactance
Max FM deviation (Factory set):FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:2 Kohm / ?-pin
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:2005-202x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price, august 2022 in the US: $249.95
Related documents:User manual (2.7 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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Waterproof speaker microphone
Lithium-Ion 2.5 hours rapid charger
Quick draw belt clip
BNC-to-SMA adapter
Vinyl carrying case
Mic adapter
DC cable with voltage regulation and cigarette lighter plug
DC cable only
Battery case. For two LR6 / AA batteries
Li-Ion battery pack. 7.4 V, 1400 mAh
Speaker microphone
Waterproof speaker microphone
5 hr battery charger. USA, 100-120 VAC
5 hr battery charger. Europe, 230-240 VAC
5 hr battery charger. UK, 230-240 VAC
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Battery charger. Europe, 230-240 VAC
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Earpiece microphone
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