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Yaesu FTM-500DE

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 108-1000 MHz
Tuning steps:5 / 6.25 / 8.33 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz
Frequency stability:2.5 ppm @ -20 to +60C (-4 to +140F)
Mode:TX: FM / NFM / DV (C4FM FDMA, 9.6 Kbps)
RX: AM / FM / NFM / DV (C4FM FDMA, 9.6 Kbps)
Channels / memory management: 1000 regular with alpha tags
Non volatile EEPROM storage
Repeater shift / offset:Programmable
Power supply:11.7-15.8 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Max 500 mA
TX: Max 10 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / ?
Dimensions (W*H*D):Main unit: 139*42*132 mm (5.47*1.65*5.2")
Control head: 156*64*59 mm (6.14*2.52*2.32")
Weight:Total: 1.4 Kg (3.09 lb)
Other features: CTCSS/PL. AESS dual speaker system (One speaker on the main unit and one front
firing speaker on the control head). APRS functions. 66 channel GPS. Wires-X. DG-ID.
MicroSD card slot. Voice recording/playback. DTMF mike. 2.4" TFT touch screen.
AMS. Detachable control head. Twin RX (V/U, V/V, U/U) including dual digital.
System Fusion II concept.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 56.75 MHz (Main RX) - 55.85 MHz (Sub RX)
2nd IF: 450 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
108-137 MHz: 0.8 uV
300-336 MHz: 0.8 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
137-150 MHz: 0.2 uV
150-174 MHz: 0.25 uV
174-222 MHz: 0.3 uV
222-300 MHz: 0.25 uV
336-420 MHz: 0.25 uV
420-470 MHz: 0.2 uV
470-540 MHz: 0.2 uV
540-800 MHz: 0.8 uV
800-900 MHz: 0.4 uV
900-1000 MHz: 0.8 uV
DV/Fusion (BER 1%)
2 m/70 cm: 0.19 uV
Selectivity: AM/FM
12 KHz (-6 dB)
30 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:3 W (Main unit), 6 W (Control head) at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighMidLow
2 m:50 W25 W5 W
70 cm:50 W25 W5 W
Modulation system:FM: Variable reactance
DV: 4FSK/C4FM
Max FM deviation (Factory set):FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:2 Kohm / 6-pin (Modular)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:2023-202x
Additional info:
Related documents: User manual (25.8 MB)
New functions (4.3 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
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