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European model has N-type connector. Maldol makes a suitable mobile antenna for this radio.

General characteristics

HAM bands
6m  2m  70cm 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
?
Memories
800 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
28-29.7 / 50-54 / 108-180 / 320-480 / 700-958 MHz (Cellular blocked in the US)
Modulations
AM   FM   N-FM  
Sensitivity
Better than 0.2 µV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity
12 kHz (-6 dB), 30 kHz (-60 dB)
Filters
?
Receiver system
?
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
?

Transmitter

TX-range
28-29.7 / 50-54 / 144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
28-29.7 / 50-54 / 144-148 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
Modulations
FM   N-FM  
RF-output
High: 50/50/50/35 W, Mid1: 20/20/20/20 W, Mid2: 10/10/10/10 W, Low: 5/5/5/5 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50 Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC +/- 15%
Current drain RX
?
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 2002 and 200x

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
ARTS, CTCSS and DCS. WIRES-compatible (internet connection). 1200/9600 bps packet jack. Twin RX.
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
4365
MPN
YAESU-FT-008900R

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Yaesu FT-8900R Operation manual PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
Yaesu FT-8900R Brochure PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
 
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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-8900R. 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-8900R is around:

  • EUR 151.00 ~ EUR 344.00
  • USD 328.00 ~ USD 127.00

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These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2017 EUR 350.00 Used / Good Lukas Thorwald Hey
2014 USD 400.00 New / Mint davefer_work
2010 USD 319.95 New / Good universal-radio
2010 EUR 379.00 New / Good thiecom.de

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