Yaesu FT-890 Desktop Shortwave Transceiver

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The Yaesu FT-890 HF-transceiver covers 160 to 10 meters and offer advanced features in an affordable package. The receiver tunes from 100 kHz to 30 MHz giving it 'general coverage'. Power output is 100 watts in CW, SSB, FM and 25 watts AM. The FT-890 features IF Shift, IF Notch and 16-bit main CPU.

The Yaesu FT-890AT includes the internal ATU-2 automatic antenna tuner.

Frequency range

RX-range
10-160 m + WARC
TX-range
10-160 m + WARC
HAM bands
160m  80m  60m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  10m 
Stability
-
Tuning steps
-
Filters
-

Receiver

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

Transmitter

Modulations
AM   FM   CW   SSB  
RF-Output
-

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC
Current drain RX
-
TX
20 A max

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
238 × 93 × 243 mm (9.37 × 3.66 × 9.57 in)
Weight
5.60 kg (12.4 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1990 and 1994
MPN
YAESU-FT-000890

Other features

Memories
-
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Electronic Keyer
IF Notch
IF Shift
Dual VFOs
Noise Blanker
Break-in CW
Attenuator
Speech Compressor
VOX
Accessories
-

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Yaesu FT-890 Schematic Diagram submitted by RigReference
 
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ft-890at

Yaesu FT-890, Desktop Shortwave Transceiver

One of the better yaesu hf radios, IMHO they could have enhanced this and the ft-900 instead of going to the ft-897 product line.

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Value for money
Aquired
Mint condition in 2010
USD 400.00

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  • EUR 374.00
Price Condition Year User
EUR 755.00 Used / Good 2010 eBay

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