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The Yaesu FRG-8800 receiver combines the features of Yaesu's previous world famous FRG series with microcomputer technology. Many new features since the Yaesu FRG-7700 have been added such as a large LCD display with 100 Hz frequency display and unique bar graph signal meter. A 21 button keypad is provided for digital frequency entry and programming of the twelve channel internal memory. The scanning memory stores frequency and mode data. The modes of AM, LSB, USB, CW and FM are pushbutton selectable. Selectable AGC rates, noise blanking, and dual tuning rates ensures comfortable operation and easy operation. Two 24 hour clocks provide for the display of local or universal time (UTC) and serve as timers with remote activation. All-mode squelch, tone and attenuator are also featured. The fine tuning control facilitates SSB, CW and RTTY tuning. The rear panel has antenna inputs are available for coaxial or wire input. Additional frequency coverage is available with the addition of the optional FRV-8800 VHF Converter

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  60m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  11m (CB)  2m  10m 
Frequency stability
± 50 Hz after 30 minutes
Tuning steps
Continuous (100 Hz display resolution)
Memories
12 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
0.15-30 MHz (118-174 MHz option)
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB   RTTY  
Sensitivity
0.4 µV 1.8-30 MHz, SSB/CW (S+N/N=10dB)
Selectivity
AM 6.0 kHz
SSB/CW 2.7 kHz
FM 12.5 kHz
Filters
?
Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 47.055 MHz
2nd: 455 kHz
Image rejection
?
Audio output
1.4 Watts at 8 Ohms

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50/500Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
?
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
334 × 118 × 225 mm (13.15 × 4.65 × 8.86 in)
Weight
6.10 kg (13.5 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1985 and 1993 in Japan

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
4222
MPN
YAESU-FRG-008800

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Yaesu FRG-8800 Operating Manual PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
Yaesu FRG-8800 Service Manual PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
 
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New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Yaesu FRG-8800 is around:

  • USD 239.00 ~ USD 167.00
  • AUD 14.00

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Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2020 USD 240.00 Used / Good eBay
2020 USD 167.50 Used / Okay eBay
2019 USD 399.99 Used / Mint eBay
2013 USD 384.95 Used / Good universal-radio
2013 USD 399.95 Used / Good universal-radio

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