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Yaesu FT-890

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC
RX: 0.1-30 MHz
Tuning steps:10 / 100 Hz
Frequency stability:10 ppm @ -10 to +50C (14 to 122F)
2 ppm option (TCXO-3)
Mode:AM / FM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 30 regular
1 scan edge pair (PMS)
RAM storage with lithium battery backup
Repeater shift / offset:100 KHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC 10% (6-pin Molex connector)
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 1.5 A (Squelched)
TX: Max 20 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):238*93*243 mm (9.37*3.66*9.57")
Weight:5.6 Kg (12.35 lb)
Other features: NB. VOX. Notch filter. Iambic keyer. IF shift. Attenuator.
CTCSS/PL encoder. CAT control.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 70.455 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (6 KHz, 10 dB S/N, IPO off)
0.25-0.5 MHz: 16 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 8 uV
1.8-30 MHz: 1 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD, IPO off)
28-30 MHz: 0.5 uV
SSB/CW (2.4 KHz, 10 dB S/N, IPO off)
0.25-0.5 MHz: 2 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 1 uV
1.8-30 MHz: 0.25 uV
Selectivity: AM wide:
6 KHz (-6 dB)
18 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW wide/AM narrow (No options):
2.2 KHz (-6 dB)
4.2 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW wide/AM narrow (With optional YF-101):
2.4 KHz (-6 dB)
4.2 KHz (-60 dB)
CW narrow (With optional YF-100):
500 Hz (-6 dB)
1.8 KHz (-60 dB)
CW narrow (With optional XF-455K-251-01):
250 Hz (-6 dB)
700 Hz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:70 dB
AF output power / speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 4 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

Max pwr
AM:25 W
FM:100 W
SSB (PEP):100 W
CW:100 W
Modulation system: AM: Low level (Early stage)
FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced, filtered carrier
Max FM deviation (Factory set):2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -40 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500-600 ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1992-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1992 in Sweden: SEK 13216:-
Related documents: User manual (26.7 MB)
Service manual (18.1 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
ATU-2
DVS-2
FC-800
FIF-232C
FP-800
LL-5
MD-1C8
MH-1B8
MMB-20
SP-6
TCXO-3
XF-455K-251-01
YF-77ST
YF.100
YF-101
Internal automatic antenna tuner
Digital voice recording unit
External automatic antenna tuner
CAT system interface
AC power supply
Phone patch unit. Installas in SP-6
Desk microphone
Hand microphone
Mobile mounting bracket
External speaker with filters
High-stability crystal unit. 2 ppm
CW narrow filter. 250 Hz
Lightweight headphones
CW narrow filter. 500 Hz
SSB filter. 2.4 KHz
A rear picture of Yaesu FT-890