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Yaesu FT-290R II

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 144-146 MHz
RX: 144-146 MHz
USA
TX: 144-148 MHz
RX: 144-148 MHz
Tuning steps: FM: 12.5 / 25 / 50 KHz (Europe)
FM: 5 / 10 / 20 KHz (USA)
SSB: 25 / 100 Hz, 2.5 KHz (All versions)
Frequency stability: 300 Hz for the first 30 minutes after power on @ 25C (77F)
50 Hz after 30 minutes @ 25C (77F)
Mode:FM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 9 regular
Repeater shift / offset:600 KHz
Power supply:8-15.8 VDC (12-15.8 VDC with optional FL-2025)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: ~80 mA
TX: Max 1.1 A (Max 7.5 A with optional FL-2025)
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC (SO-239 with optional FL-2025)
Dimensions (W*H*D):150*57*194 mm (5.91*2.24*7.64")
Weight:1.2 Kg (2.65 lb), without battery case
2.1 Kg (4.63 lb), with optional FL-2025
Other features:1750 Hz repeater tone (Europe).




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB/CW)
IF: 13.9885 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 13.9885 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: FM: 0.25 uV (12 dB SINAD)
SSB/CW: 0.2 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity: FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 5.2 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:60 dB
AF output power/speaker:1 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:4-16 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: Max 2.5 W (25 W with optional FL-2025)
Modulation system:FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced, filtered
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:400 ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1986-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1991 in Sweden: SEK 5711:-
Related documents: User manual 3.3 MB)
Service manual (12.7 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
CSC-19
FBA-8
FL-2025
FP-80A
FP-700
FTE-2
FTS-7
MF-1A3B
MH-10F8
MH-15C8
MMB-31
NC-26B
NC-26C
NC-26D
SB-10
SP-55
YH-1
YHA-14A
Soft case for use with FBA-8
Battery case for 9*R14/C batteries
25 W snap-on linear amplifier
AC power supply
AC power supply for use with FL-2025
1750 Hz tone burst unit (included in the european version)
CTCSS/PL tone squelch unit
Flexible boom microphone
Scanning speaker-microphone
Scanning DTMF microphone
Mobile mounting bracket
Wall charger (for NiCd cells in FBA-8). 117 VAC (USA)
Wall charger (for NiCd cells in FBA-8). 220-234 VAC (Europe)
Wall charger (for NiCd cells in FBA-8).
PTT switch unit, for YH-1/MF-1A3B
External speaker
Headset
Rubber flex antenna