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General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  60m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  6m  2m  70cm  10m 
Frequency stability
4 p.p.m. from 1 min. to 60 min. after power on. 25° C: 1 p.p.m./hour
Tuning steps
10 Hz (CW/SSB), 100 Hz (AM/FM)
Memories
200 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
0.1-56 / 76-154 / 420-470 MHz
Modulations
AM   CW   USB   LSB   RTTY  
Sensitivity
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Selectivity
SSB/CW: 2.2 kHz/4.5 kHz
AM: 6 kHz/20 kHz
FM: 15 kHz/30 kHz
FM-N: 9 kHz/25 kHz
SSB (option):2.3 kHz/4.7 kHz (-66 dB)
CW (option):500 Hz/2.0 kHz
Filters
SSB: 400 Hz-2600 Hz (-6 dB)
Receiver system
Double-Conversion Superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st : 68.33 MHz (SSB/CW/AM/FM);10.7 MHz (WFM)
2nd: 455 kHz
Image rejection
60-70 dB
Audio output
1.0 W (8 Ohms, 10% THD or less)

Transmitter

TX-range
10-160 m + WARC / 50-54 / 144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
10-160 m + WARC / 50-54 / 144-148 / 440-450 MHz (USA)
Modulations
AM   CW   USB   LSB   RTTY  
RF-output
5 W (SSB/CW/FM) and 1.5 W (AM) with 13.8 V external DC, 2.5 W (SSB/CW/FM) and 0.7 W (AM) with 9.6 V internal DC

Connections

Antenna
BNC + SO-239
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
8NiCd/LR6 or 13.8V DC external
Current drain RX
250-450 mA
TX
2.0 A

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
135 × 38 × 165 mm (5.31 × 1.50 × 6.50 in)
Weight
1.17 kg (2.6 lbs)
Form factor
Mobile
Manufactured
Between 2000 and 200x

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
CTCSS/DCS. Spectrum scope. Alpha tags. 9K6 packet ready
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
4356
MPN
YAESU-FT-000817

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Yaesu FT-817 Simplified Operating Guide PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
Yaesu FT-817 (Non-ND) Operating Manual PDF - 3.88 MB, submitted by Necromonster
Yaesu FT-817 Technical Supplement PDF - 17.62 MB, submitted by Necromonster
 
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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-817. 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-817 is around:

  • EUR 286.00 ~ EUR 9.00
  • USD 541.00 ~ USD 442.00

Price History Chart

These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2018 EUR 300.00 Used / Okay Lukas Thorwald Hey
2018 EUR 300.00 Used / Okay Lukas Thorwald Hey
2017 USD 450.00 Used / Good Necromonster
2017 USD 550.00 Used / Good Necromonster
2016 EUR 300.00 Used / Good ON8ODK

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