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Yaesu FT-1500M

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 144-146 MHz
RX: 137-174 MHz
USA
TX: 144-148 MHz
RX: 137-174 MHz
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz
Frequency stability:10 ppm @ -20 to +60C (-4 to +140F)
Mode:FM / NFM
Channels / memory management: 130 regular with alpha tags (6 characters)
1 home
9 scan edge pairs (PMS)
10 NOAA weather channels
Priority function
Repeater shift / offset:600 KHz (Programmable 0 to 4 MHz in 50 KHz steps)
Power supply:13.8 VDC 10%
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 300-700 mA
TX: Max 8 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):127*35*126 mm (5*1.38*4.96")
Weight:1 Kg (2.2 lb)
Other features: CTCSS/PL with tone search. ARS. 1K2/9K6 packet jack. Voltmeter. Dimmer.
1750 Hz repeater tone. Data cloning.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 21.7 MHz
2nd IF: 450 KHz
Sensitivity:0.2 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:12 KHz (-6 dB)
28 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power / speaker:3.5 W at 10% distortion / 4 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow 3Low 2Low 1
2 m:50 W25 W10 W5 W
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 / 6-pin (Modular)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:2000-200x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (2.7 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:QST: July 2000
Options / Accessories:
FP-1023A
FP-1030A
MH-48A6J
MLS-100
MMB-74
SP-7
Switch mode power supply. 13.8 VDC, 23 A (USA only)
Linear regulated power supply. 13.8 VDC, 25 A
Hand microphone with DTMF keypad (As supplied)
External speaker
Mobile mounting bracket (As supplied)
External speaker