Yaesu FT-8800R

Mobile VHF/UHF Transceiver

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The Yaesu FT-8800R dual bander operates on 2 meters and 70 centimeters. High power output is featured with 50 watts on 2 meters and 35 watts on 430 MHz. It is like having two radios in one with dedicated Volume and Squelch controls on each side. Built in features include: duplexer and CTCSS/DCS Encode/Decode. Over 1000 memories are available. It is WIRES compatible.

The FT-8800R features Yaesu's ARTS™ Auto-Range Transponder System, important in search-and-rescue applications. ARTS provides a "hand-shake" with other ARTS equipped transceivers and displays out of range or in range. A six character CW ID is also provided for your station every ten minutes during ARTS operation. The FT-8800R comes with a mobile mounting bracket, DC cord and MH-48A6J Up-Down, illuminated DTMF microphone.

Frequency range

RX-range
108-520 / 700-1000 MHz (Cellular blocked in the US)
TX-range
144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
144-148 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
HAM bands
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Stability
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Tuning steps
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Filters
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Receiver

Modulations
AM   FM   N-FM  
Sensitivity
Better than 0.2 µV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity
8 kHz (-6 dB), 30 kHz (-60 dB)
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   N-FM  
RF-Output
High: 50/35 W, Medium: 20/20 W, Low 2: 10/10 W, Low 1: 5/5 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC ±15%
Current drain RX
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TX
Max 8.5 A

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
140 × 42 × 168 mm (5.51 × 1.65 × 6.61 in)
Weight
1,000 gr (2.2 lbs)
Form factor
Mobile
Manufactured
Between 2003 and 200x in Japan
MPN
YAESU-FT-008800R

Other features

Memories
1054 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
DTMF, CTCSS & DCS 9K6 packet ready. Twin RX
Accessories
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Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Yaesu FT-8800R Brochure submitted by RigReference
Yaesu FT-8800R Operation manual submitted by RigReference
 
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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Yaesu FT-8800R is around:

  • USD 199.00
  • EUR 173.00
Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2018 USD 200.00 Used / Good John Richard Dorenbecher
2010 USD 299.95 New / Good universal-radio
2010 EUR 349.00 New / Good thiecom.de
2010 EUR 251.00 Used / Good eBay
2010 EUR 259.00 Used / Mint eBay
2008 EUR 200.00 Used / Mint S52DK

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