Yaesu FT-8500

Mobile VHF/UHF Transceiver

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General characteristics

HAM bands
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Frequency stability
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Tuning steps
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Receiver

RX-range
110-174 / 410-500 MHz
Modulations
FM  
Sensitivity
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Selectivity
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Filters
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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

TX-range
144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
144-148 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
Modulations
FM  
RF-Output
High: 50/35 W, Medium: 10/10 W, Low: 5/5 W

Connections

Antenna
-
Impedance
50 Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC
Current drain RX
Max 1 A
TX
Max 11.5 A

Physical

Manufactured
Between 19xx and 19xx
Dimensions (w×h×d)
140 × 40 × 160 mm (5.51 × 1.57 × 6.30 in)
Weight
1.10 kg (2.4 lbs)
Form factor
Mobile

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
9K6 packet ready. Twin RX
Accessories
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MPN
YAESU-FT-008500

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Reviews & stories

FT 8500

Yaesu FT-8500, Mobile VHF/UHF Transceiver

Great features. Esay to read display. FS 10 mic is the only way to go. Fewer key stocks then the other mic (MH 39)

Written by kf4crg on May 4, 2011

Overall
 
Performance
Build quality
Features
User friendliness
Value for money
Aquired
Mint condition in 1995
USD 650.00

New and second-hand prices

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  • USD 98.00
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2017 USD 100.00 Used / Good Necromonster

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