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Yaesu FT-818ND

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF/VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 10-160 m + WARC and 60 m / 50-54 / 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 0.1-56 / 76-154 / 420-470 MHz
USA
TX: 10-160 m + WARC and 60 m / 50-54 / 144-148 / 440-450 MHz
RX: 0.1-56 / 76-154 / 420-470 MHz
Tuning steps:AM/FM: Minimum 100 Hz
SSB/CW: Minimum 10 Hz
Frequency stability:0.5 ppm @ 25C (TCXO-9 fitted as standard)
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
Power supply:9.6 V NiMH battery pack
or 12 VDC (Eight LR6 / AA batteries)
or 8-16 VDC external
Current drain / power consumption:RX: ? mA
TX: Max ? A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC on front and SO-239 on 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/PL. DCS. ARTS. VOX. Spectrum scope. Built-in keyer and
SWR-meter. 9K6 packet ready.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (WFM)
IF: 10.7 MHz Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/FM/SSB/CW)
1st IF: 68.33 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: 0.13 uV
Selectivity: AM: 6 KHz (-6 dB), 20 KHz (-60 dB)
FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB)
FMN: 9 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.2 KHz (-6 dB), 4.5 KHz (-60 dB), see also optional filters
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
Low 3Low 2Low 1
AM:2 W1.7 W1 W700 mW
FM:6 W5 W2.5 W1 W
SSB (PEP):6 W5 W2.5 W1 W
CW (DC):6 W5 W2.5 W1 W

NB! The above output power levels are with 13.8 VDC external voltage.
When using internal batteries, the output power level is automatically set to 2.5 W.
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, 2018-2022 (Discontinued)
Additional info: This is basically an updated FT-817ND with 60 m coverage, redesigned RF power amp,
higher capacity battery pack and TCXO-9 fitted as standard.

New price 2018 in Sweden: SEK 7295:-
Related documents: User manual (23.2 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
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Carrying case
Packet cable
CAT interface cable, RS-232C
DC cable
Battery case for 8*LR6/AA alkaline cells
Standard microphone
DTMF microphone
Battery charger, 100-240 VAC. 12 VDC, 500 mA
NiMh battery pack. 9.6 V, 1900 mAh
CAT interface cable, USB
500 Hz Collins CW filter. IF: 455 KHz
300 Hz Collins CW filter. IF: 455 KHz
2.3 KHz Collins SSB filter. IF: 455 KHz
Rubber antenna, 6 m/2 m/70 cm