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The Yaesu FT-450 provides world class performance in an easy to use, compact package. It employs state of the art IF DSP technology to bring an array of advanced features to the operator. A special DATA mode is available for RTTY/PSK/etc. modulations. This radio covers all the HF bands plus 6 meters.

The Yaesu Yaesu FT-450AT version has the ATU-450 (Automatic Antenna Tuner) factory installed.

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  6m  10m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
?
Memories
500 channels in 10 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
0.03-56 MHz
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB  
Sensitivity
AM (10 dB S/N)
1.8-30 MHz: 2 µV
50-56 MHz: 1 µV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.5 µV
50-56 MHz: 0.25 µV
SSB/CW (10 dB S/N)
1.8-30 MHz: 0.2 µV
50-56 MHz: 0.16 µV
Selectivity
AM: 6 kHz (-6 dB), 20 kHz (-60 dB)
FM: 9 kHz (-6 dB), 25 kHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.2 kHz (-6 dB), 4.5 kHz (-60 dB)
Filters
10 kHz roofing
Receiver system
?
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
70 dB
Audio output
?

Transmitter

TX-range
10-160 m + WARC / 6 m
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB  
RF-output
100 / 100 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50 Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC +/-10%
Current drain RX
1 A (squelched)
TX
Max 22 A

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
223 × 84 × 217 mm (8.78 × 3.31 × 8.54 in)
Weight
3.60 kg (7.9 lbs)
Form factor
Mobile
Manufactured
Between 2007 and 2010

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
IF-DSP. IPO. VOX. CTCSS 10 KHz roofing filter. CW beacon feature.
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
4298
MPN
YAESU-FT-000450

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Yaesu FT-450 Operation manual PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
Yaesu FT-450 Brochure PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
Yaesu FT-450 CAT operation reference book PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
 
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Reviews & stories

Rating Title Submitted
AA4JI FT-450 Owner 8 years ago by larrywg1
Outstanding performance over 18 months! 9 years ago by k6rah
Love Mine 9 years ago by kd6huc
Great Starter 9 years ago by tenupten
great spec for small rig 10 years ago by ken
Good value-for-money with IF-DSP that works 11 years ago by elmer

New and second-hand prices

Estimating the value of a rig can be challenging. We collect prices paid by real hams over the years to help you estimate the value of a used Yaesu FT-450. Just bought or sold this model? Let us know what you traded it for and help other ham operators!

Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Yaesu FT-450 is around:

  • EUR 196.00 ~ EUR 238.00
  • USD 163.00 ~ USD 235.00

Price History Chart

These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2010 USD 589.95 New / Good universal-radio
2010 EUR 598.00 New / Good thiecom.de
2009 EUR 619.00 New / Mint elmer
2008 USD 649.00 New / Mint kd6huc

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