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Yaesu FT-817

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF/VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 10-160 m + WARC / 50-54 / 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 0.1-56 / 76-154 / 420-470 MHz
USA
TX: 10-160 m + WARC / 50-54 / 144-148 / 440-450 MHz
RX: 0.1-56 / 76-154 / 420-470 MHz
Tuning steps:AM/FM: Down to 100 Hz
SSB/CW: Down to 10 Hz
Frequency stability: 4 ppm up to 60 minutes after power on
1 ppm/hour @ 25C (0.5 ppm @ 25C with optional TCXO-9)
Mode:RX: AM / FM / NFM / WFM / SSB / CW
TX: AM / FM / NFM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 200 regular (With alpha tags)
Home channels
Band-limits
Non-volatile EEPROM storage
Repeater shift / offset:0-99.99 MHz in 10 KHz steps (Depending on band)
Power supply:9.6-12 VDC (8*NiCd/R6/AA) or 8-16 VDC external
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 250-450 mA
TX: Max 2 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC on front and SO-239 (M-jack) on the back
Dimensions (W*H*D):135*38*165 mm (5.32*1.5*6.5")
Weight:1.17 Kg (2.58 lb), with battery and antenna
Other features: CTCSS/DCS. Spectrum scope. Alpha tags. VOX. ARTS.
9K6 packet ready.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/FM/SSB/CW)
1st IF: 68.33 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (WFM)
1st IF: 10.7 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.5-1.8 MHz: 32 uV
1.8-30 MHz: 2 uV
50-54 MHz: 2 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.5 uV
50-54 MHz: 0.32 uV
144/440 MHz: 0.2 uV
SSB/CW (10 dB S/N)
1.8-30 MHz: 0.25 uV
50-54 MHz: 0.2 uV
144/440 MHz: 0.125 uV
Selectivity: AM
6 KHz (-6 dB)
20 KHz (-60 dB)
FM
15 KHz (-6 dB)
30 KHz (-60 dB)
FM-N
9 KHz (-6 dB)
25 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW
2.2 KHz (-6 dB)
4.5 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:HF/6 m: 70 dB
2 m/70 cm: 60 dB
AF output power / speaker:1 W at <10% distortion / 8 Ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-16 Ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

High
@ 13.8 V
High
@ 9.6 V
Low 3Low 2Low 1
AM:1.5 W700 mW? mW? mW? mW
FM:5 W2.5 W2.5 W1 W500 mW
SSB (PEP):5 W2.5 W2.5 W1 W500 mW
CW (DC):5 W2.5 W2.5 W1 W500 mW
Modulation system:AM: Early stage, low level
FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced modulator
Max FM deviation (Factory set):FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:HF: Better than -50 dB
VHF/UHF: Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:600 ohm nominal (200 Ohm to 10 Kohm) / 8-pin modular
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 2000-2003 (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (3.9 MB)
Service manual v2005 (18.1 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:QST: April 2001
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YHA-63
Packet cable
CAT interface cable, RS-232C
DC cable, open end
Dry cell battery case (8*LR6/AA cells)
NiCD battery pack. 9.6 V, 1000 mAh
Standard hand microphone
DTMF microphone
Battery charger, 120 VAC
Battery charger, 230-240 VAC
Battery charger, 230 VAC
High stability crystal unit, 0.5 ppm
500 Hz Collins CW filter. IF: 455 KHz
2.3 KHz Collins SSB filter. IF: 455 KHz
Rubber antenna, 6 m/2 m/70 cm
A rear picture of Yaesu FT-817