Following in the proud tradition of the VX-1 and VX-2R; the Yaesu VX-3R microminiature 2 meter/440 MHz handheld has extensive receive frequency coverage, providing local-area two-way amateur communications along with unmatched monitoring capability. The VX-3R receives: 500 - 1800 kHz (AM Band), 1.8 - 30 MHz (Shortwave), 30 - 76 MHz (VHF Lowband with 6M), 76 - 108 MHz (FM band), 108 - 137 MHz (Air Band), 137 - 174 MHz (VHF High band with 2M), 174 - 222 MHz, 222 - 420 MHz (VHF band with 220), 420 - 470 MHz (440), 470 - 800 MHz and 800 - 999 MHz (800 band [cellular blocked]). There is a special function that allows you to listen to either the AM or FM bands, and have it interrupted if you receive amateur comms. It is the world's smallest HT with 1.5/1.0 watt output on 2M/440.
Its incredible size allows you to take it anywhere. Receive range is: 500 kHz to 999 MHz (less cellular). This means you can hear the AM, shortwave and FM broadcast bands, aircraft and public service channels. CTCSS/DCS with split tone capability is built in. You get a huge 1000 channel memory system.
Power output is with the supplied 1 Amp hour Lithium Ion battery 1.5 watts VHF and 1 watt UHF. With the optional E-DC-21 DC adapter output jumps to 3 watts and 2 watts! The VX-3R comes with the FNB-82LI lithium ion battery, SAD-19B wall charger and YHA-66 SMA flexible antenna.
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