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Yaesu FT-8900R

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF/VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 28-29.7 / 50-54 / 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 28-29.7 / 50-54 / 108-180 / 320-480 / 700-958 MHz
USA
TX: 28-29.7 / 50-54 / 144-148 / 430-450 MHz
RX: 28-29.7 / 50-54 / 108-180 / 320-480 / 700-958 MHz (Cellular blocked)
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 KHz
Frequency stability:5 ppm @ -10 to +60C (14 to 140F)
Mode:TX: FM / NFM
RX: AM / FM / NFM
Channels / memory management: 799 regular
5 PMS
6 home
6 hyper
Non-volatile EEPROM storage
Repeater shift / offset:0-99.5 MHz in selected steps
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 500 mA (Squelched)
TX: Max 8.5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / N-jack (Europe) or SO-239 (USA)
Dimensions (W*H*D):140*42*168 mm (5.51*1.65*6.61")
Weight:1 Kg (2.2 lb)
Other features: CTCSS/PL and DCS with tone search. ARTS. WIRES-II. 1K2 / 9K6 packet jack.
Cross-band repeater. Twin RX (V+U / V+V / U+U)




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 45.05 MHz (Left band) - 47.25 MHz (Right band)
2nd IF: 450 KHz
Sensitivity:Better than 0.2 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:12 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:2 W at 5% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-16 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighMid 1Mid 2Low
10 m:50 W20 W10 W5 W
6 m:50 W20 W10 W5 W
2 m:50 W20 W10 W5 W
70 cm:35 W20 W10 W5 W
Modulation system:Variable reactance
Max FM deviation (Factory set):FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:10 m: Better than -50 dB
VHF/UHF: Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:2 Kohm / 6-pin (Modular)
Microphone input level: 10 m: 80 mV @ 1 KHz for 2.3 KHz deviation
VHF/UHF: 80 mV @ 1 KHz for 4.5 KHz deviation




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 2002-201x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (732 KB)
Service manual (6.4 MB)
Brochure (1 MB)
Power MOS-FET: RD70HVF1
Modifications and fixes: Low FM-deviation on 10 m (1 KB)
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A rear picture of Yaesu FT-8900R