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Yaesu FT-480R

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 144-146 MHz
RX: 144-146 MHz
USA
TX: 143.5-148.5 MHz
RX: 143.5-148.5 MHz
Tuning steps: Europe
10 / 100 Hz, 1 / 12.5 / 25 KHz
USA
10 / 100 Hz, 1 / 20 / 100 KHz
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:FM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 4 regular
1 priority
RAM storage. External DC required for memory retention!
Repeater shift / offset:600 KHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 500 mA
TX: Max 3 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):180*60*240 mm (7.09*2.36*9.45")
Weight:2.9 Kg (6.39 lb)
Other features:NB, RIT




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.81 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: FM: 0.35 uV for 20 dB QS
SSB/CW: 0.5 uV for 20 dB S/N
Selectivity: FM
14 KHz (-6 dB)
25 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW
2.4 KHz (-6 dB)
4.1 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:Better than 60 dB
AF output power / speaker:2 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
FM:10 W1 W
SSB (PEP):30 W (Input)-
CW:10 W1 W
Modulation system:
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:600 ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1980-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1980 in Sweden: SEK 2995:-
Related documents: User manual (4.7 MB)
Final power module: Mitsubishi M57713
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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