Yaesu VX-170

Handheld VHF Transceiver

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Frequency range

RX-range
137-174 MHz
TX-range
144-146 MHz (Europe)
HAM bands
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Stability
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Tuning steps
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Filters
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Receiver

Modulations
FM  
Sensitivity
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Selectivity
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Receiver system
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IF-frequencies
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Image rejection
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Audio output
?

Transmitter

Modulations
FM  
RF-Output
Max 5 W

Connections

Antenna
-
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
?V DC
Current drain RX
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TX
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Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
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Weight
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Form factor
Handheld
Manufactured
Between 2005 and 200x
MPN
YAESU-VX-000170

Other features

Memories
1010 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Dual watch. ARTS. Submersible
Accessories
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Manuals, diagrams and brochures

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Reviews & stories

VX-170 Review

Yaesu VX-170, Handheld VHF Transceiver

I've had my VX-170 for about a year now and it has been a good handheld. I bought it for the price as it was one of the least expensive handheld radios available, but it certainly isn't cheap.

I really like the A/B VFO. Since this is the radio I normally take with me when I go out of town, so it is nice to set up a couple of repeaters w/o putting them in memory.

The squelch setting is in a menu, and I don't like that very much, but its not a deal breaker for me.

Written by NE3R on Apr 4, 2009

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User friendlyness
Value for money
Aquired
Good condition in 2008
EUR 119.99

New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Yaesu VX-170 is around:

  • EUR 59.00
  • USD 37.00
Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2010 EUR 119.00 New / Good thiecom.de
2010 USD 76.00 Used / Good eBay
2008 EUR 119.99 Used / Good NE3R

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