Yaesu FT-736R

Desktop VHF/UHF Transceiver

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6 m & 23 cm option

Frequency range

RX-range
144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
TX-range
144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
HAM bands
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Stability
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Tuning steps
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Filters
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Receiver

Modulations
FM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
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Selectivity
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Receiver system
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IF-frequencies
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Image rejection
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Audio output
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Transmitter

Modulations
FM   CW   SSB  
RF-Output
25/25 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC or mains
Current drain RX
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TX
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Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
368 × 129 × 286 mm (14.49 × 5.08 × 11.26 in)
Weight
9.00 kg (19.9 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1987 and 19xx
MPN
YAESU-FT-000736R

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
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Accessories
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Reviews & stories

Great VHF/UHF radio

Yaesu FT-736R, Desktop VHF/UHF Transceiver

Since purchasing this radio new back in the early 90's, I've added just about every accessory to the radio I could find. I've used it for the VHF contests on 6M, 2M, 70CM, 222MHz and 1.2GHz, and it's worked just fine. Computer control for the satellites is easy.

The only major problem I've had with it is the power supply - just like other owners have found, the internal power supply quit working. I have yet to replace the bad caps - I'd rather run it off of 12V anyways.

This radio seems to be what others are compared to, and was top of the line in it's day. Modules can still be found (expect big $$$ for the 1.2GHz module), and I'm sure there's still 1,000's still in use world-wide today. Prices have significantly dropped for the basic radio - if you're looking for one, be sure of what features are included. Some out there are being sold stripped down with no PL board or the CW filter (the filter was included in my radio when I bought it). Prices for accessories can be high!

I love the radio because of the sensitivity and options available. If I could buy another one, I would!

Written by zm1267 on Dec 6, 2010

Overall
 
Performance
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User friendlyness
Value for money
Aquired
Mint condition in 1993
USD 1700.00

What's it worth

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Based on historic data, today's value of the Yaesu FT-736R might be around:

  • GBP 379.00
  • EUR 315.00
  • USD 268.00
Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
1993 USD 1700.00 New / Mint zm1267
2002 USD 1700.00 New / Mint ralphm
2010 USD 540.00 Used / Okay eBay
2014 EUR 350.00 Used / Good Pd2juz
2019 GBP 380.00 Used / Good John G8CCD
2019 GBP 400.00 Used / Mint John

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