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Last modified 2017-06-19

Yaesu VX-6R

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 144-148 / 222-225 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
RX: 0.504-999 MHz (Cellular blocked)
Tuning steps:5 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz
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
Repeater shift/offset:0-149.95 MHz in 50 KHz steps
Power supply:7.4 VDC (nominal), 5-16 VDC (external)
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 30-150 mA
TX: Max 1.8 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SMA
Dimensions (W*H*D):58*89*29 mm (2.28*3.5*1.14")
Weight:270 gr (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 ohms @ 7.4 V
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:
2 mHi: 5 W, Low3: 2.5 W, Low2: 1 W, Low1: 300 mW
70 cmHi: 5 W, Low3: 2.5 W, Low2: 1 W, Low1: 300 mW
220 MHzHi: 1.5 W, Low3: 1 W, Low2: 500 mW, Low1: 200 mW
Modulation system:Variable reactance
FM deviation:FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:2 Kohms / ?-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:2005-201x
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (2.7 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
ADMS-VX6
CMP-460A
CD-15A
CLIP-14
CN-3
CSC-91
CT-91
EDC-5B
EDC-6
FBA-23
FNB-80LI
MH-57A4B
MH-73A4B
NC-72B
NC-72C
NC-72U
PA-48B
PA-48C
PA-48U
SU-1
VC-24
VC-27
YHA-67
Programming kit. Software and USB cable
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
Dry cell case (2*R6/AA)
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
Battery charger. USA, 100-120 VAC
Battery charger. Europe, 230-240 VAC
Battery charger. UK, 230-240 VAC
Barometric pressure sensor unit
VOX headset
Earpiece microphone
Flexible antenna