Yaesu FT-8500 Mobile VHF/UHF Transceiver

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Frequency range

RX-range
110-174 / 410-500 MHz
TX-range
144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
144-148 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
HAM bands
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Stability
-
Tuning steps
-
Filters
-

Receiver

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

Transmitter

Modulations
FM  
RF-Output
High: 50/35 W, Medium: 10/10 W, Low: 5/5 W

Connections

Antenna
-
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

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

Physical

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
Manufactured
Between 19xx and 19xx
MPN

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
9K6 packet ready. Twin RX
Accessories
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Stories & reviews

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 friendlyness
Value for money
Aquired
Mint condition in 1995
USD 650.00

What is it worth?

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Based on historic data, today's value of the Yaesu FT-8500 might be around:

  • USD 99.00
Price Condition Year User
USD 100.00 Used / Good 2017 Necromonster

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