Yaesu VX-120 Handheld VHF Transceiver

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The VX-120/VX-170 are compact, high-performance FM hand-helds providing up to five Watts of RF power, along
with big audio output (700 mW) and unmatched protection against the elements.

Protected against water ingress to IPX7 specifications (submersion for up to 30 minutes at a depth of 3 feet), the
VX-120/170 feature long operating times, thanks to the supplied 1400 mAh NiMH Battery Pack. The 8-key VX-
120 provides the utmost in operation simplicity, while the 16-key VX-170 includes direct keyboard frequency entry
and direct DTMF input. And both models provide quick, one-touch access to YAESU’s exciting and fun WiRESII
™ VoIP Internet Linking system.

Frequency range

RX-range
137-174 MHz
TX-range
2m
144-146 MHz (Europe)
HAM bands
2m 
Stability
±5 p.p.m. (–10° C to +60° C)
Tuning steps
5, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 25, 50, 100 kHz
Filters
-

Receiver

Modulations
AM   FM   N-FM  
Sensitivity
0.2 μV for 12 dB SINAD (137-140 MHz, NFM)
0.16 μV for 12 dB SINAD (140-150 MHz, NFM)
0.2 μV TYP for 12 dB SINAD (150-174 MHz, NFM)
Selectivity
NFM, AM 12 kHz / 35 kHz (–6 dB / –60 dB)
Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 21.7 MHz
2nd: 450 kHz
Image rejection
-
Audio output
700 mW @ 16 Ω for 10 % THD (@ 7.5 V) Internal SP

Transmitter

Modulations
FM   N-FM  
RF-Output
5 / 2 / 0.5 W

Connections

Antenna
SMA
Impedance
50Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
7.2V DC (6.0~16 V)
Current drain RX
45 mA typical
TX
1.5 A max

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
60 × 120 × 32 mm (2.36 × 4.72 × 1.26 in)
Weight
390 gr (13.8 oz) with FNB-83 and antenna
Form factor
Handheld
Manufactured
Between 2005 and 200x
MPN
YAESU-VX-000120

Other features

Memories
210 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Dual watch
ARTS
Submersible (IPX7 specs)
Accessories
-

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Yeasu VX-120 / VX-170 Brochure submitted by RigReference
Yeasu VX-120 Operating Manual submitted by RigReference
 
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