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Yaesu FT-221R

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range:144-148 MHz in eight 500 KHz segments
Tuning steps:Continuous
Frequency stability: Within 100 Hz during any 30 minute period after warmup.
Not more than 20 Hz with a 10% line voltage variation.
Mode:AM/FM/SSB/CW
Channels/memory management:11*XTAL channels
Repeater shift/offset:600 KHz (plus any shift within 1 MHz by XTAL option)
Power supply:Mains: 100 / 110 / 117 / 200 / 220 / 234 VAC
or 12-14.5 VDC
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 600 mA @ 13.8 VDC (30 VA @ mains)
TX: Max 3 A @ 13.8 VDC (90 VA @ mains), at 10 W output
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):280*125*295 mm (11*4.9*11.6")
Weight:8.5 Kg (18.7 lb)
Other features: NB. VOX. Tone burst generator (1500-2000 Hz adjustable)
100 KHz marker generator.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (AM/SSB/CW)
IF: 10.7 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 10.7 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM: 1.0 uV (10 dB S/N)
FM: 0.75 uV (20 dB QS)
SSB/CW: 0.5 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity: AM/SSB/CW: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.1 KHz (-60 dB)
FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB), 24 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:60 dB
AF output power/speaker:2 W at 10% distortion / 4 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: AM: 2.5 W
FM/CW: 14 W
SSB: 12 W (PEP)
Modulation system:
FM deviation:5 KHz (Factory set)
12 KHz (Max)
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:500-600 ohm / 4-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input sensitivity:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1976-1977 (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1977 in Sweden: SEK 3495:-
Related documents: User manual (3.5 MB)
Service manual (26 MB)
Enhanced schematic (3.6 MB)
2N5590 or BAM-20 driver
2N5591 or BAM-40 final
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options/Accessories:
YC-221 Digital frequency display/counter