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Yaesu FT-897

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Mobile HF/VHF/UHF Transceiver

Specifications
Type
Mobile Amateur HF/VHF/UHF Transceiver 
Frequency range RX
0.1-56 / 76-108 / 118-164 / 420-470 MHz 
TX
10-160m + WARC / 6m / 2m / 70cm 
Frequency stability
Tuning steps
Filters
Receiver
Modulations
AM / FM / W-FM / CW / USB / LSB 
Sensitivity
SSB/CW (10 dB S/N): 0.2 µV (1.8-30 MHz), 0.125 µV (50-440 MHz)
AM (10 dB S/N): 32 µV (0.1-1.8 MHz), 2 µV (1.8-28 MHz), 1 µV (50-54 MHz)
FM (12 dB SINAD): 0.5 µV (28-30 MHz), 0.2 µV (50-440 MHz) 
Selectivity
SSB/CW: 2.2 kHz (-6 dB), 4.5 kHz (-60 dB)
AM: 6 kHz (-6 dB), 20 kHz (-60 dB)
FM: 15 kHz (-6 dB), 30 kHz (-60 dB)
N-FM: 9 kHz (-6 dB), 25 kHz (-60 dB)
Optional filters will increase selectivity 
Receiver system
IF-frequencies
Image rejection
70 dB (HF/6 m), 60 dB (2/70 cm) 
Audio output
Transmitter
Modulations
AM / FM / CW / USB / LSB 
RF-output
FM/SSB/CW: 100/100/50/20 W, AM: 25/25/12.5/5 W 
Connections
Antenna
SO-239 
Impedance
50 Ω 
Electrical
Power requirements
13.8V DC +/- 15% 
Current drain RX
0.6-1 A 
TX
22 A max 
Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d)
200 × 80 × 262 mm (7.87 × 3.15 × 10.31 in)  
Weight
3.9 kg (8.6 lbs)  
Form factor
Mobile 
Manufactured
Between 2001 and 200x in Japan 
Other features
Memories
200 channels in 1 banks  
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators 
Manufacturer
Yaesu 
Model
FT-897
Features
9K6 packet ready. DSP, DCS, CTCSS, ARTS & RS-232. Beacon function 
Manuals, Diagrams and Brochures
 
Yaesu FT-897 New Product Flyer
 
 
 
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