Yaesu FT-902DM Desktop Shortwave Transceiver

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The Yaesu FT-902DM is an excellent HF transceiver covering 160 to 10 meters (and WWV 5 MHz receive). Coverage includes: 1.8-2, 3.5-4, 7-7.5, 14-14.5, 18-18.5, 21-21.5, 24.5-25, 28-28.5, 28.5-29, 20-29.5, 29.5-29.9 MHz. Modes include: LSB, USB, AM, CW, FM and FSK. Passband tuning is continuousely adjustable from 300 to 2400 Hz. Powerinput is 180 watts SSB PEP, 180 watts CW DC and 80 watts AM/FM/FSK. This radio does not have general coverage receive. There is a built-in speaker. Operates from 100/110/117/200/220/234 VAC 50/60 Hz or 13.5 VDC.

The Yaesu FT-902D is similar, but without the keyer, memory unit and DC-DC converter.

Frequency range

RX-range
10-160 m + WARC
TX-range
10-160 m + WARC
HAM bands
-
Stability
-
Tuning steps
-
Filters
-

Receiver

Modulations
AM   FM   CW   SSB   FSK  
Sensitivity
0.25 µV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity
SSB: 2.4 kHz (-6 dB), 4 kHz (-60 dB)
CW/FSK: 0.6 kHz (-6 dB), 1.2 kHz (-60 dB) with optional CW filter installed
AM: 6 kHz (-6 dB), 12 kHz (-60 dB) with optional AM filter installed
FM: 12 kHz (-6 dB), 24 kHz (-60 dB)
Receiver system
-
IF-frequencies
-
Image rejection
15-160 m: better than 60 dB 10-12 m: better than 50 dB
Audio output
-

Transmitter

Modulations
AM   FM   CW   SSB   FSK  
RF-Output
SSB/CW: 100 W, AM/FM/FSK: 80 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50/75 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC or mains
Current drain RX
1.1 A with heater off, 5 A with heater on
TX
Max 21 A

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
342 × 154 × 324 mm (13.46 × 6.06 × 12.76 in)
Weight
18.00 kg (39.7 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 197x and 19xx
MPN

Other features

Memories
-
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
-

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Yaesu FT-902DM Instruction Manual submitted by RigReference
 
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FT902dm

Yaesu FT-902DM, Desktop Shortwave Transceiver

Excellent RTX

Written by ik2yra on Apr 8, 2014

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Aquired
Mint condition in 2014