Yaesu VX-6R Handheld VHF/UHF Transceiver

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Frequency range

RX-range
0.504-999 MHz (Cellular blocked in the US)
TX-range
144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
144-148 / 222-225 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
HAM bands
-
Stability
-
Tuning steps
5 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 kHz
Filters
-

Receiver

Modulations
AM   FM   W-FM  
Sensitivity
0.5-30 MHz, AM: 3 µV (10 dB S/N)
VHF low, N-FM: 1 µV (12 dB SINAD)
140-150 MHz, FM: 0.16 µV (12 dB SINAD)
400-470 MHz, FM: 0.18 µV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity
AM/N-FM: 12 kHz (-6 dB), 35 kHz (-60 dB)
W-FM: 200 kHz (-6 dB), 300 kHz (-20 dB)
Receiver system
-
IF-frequencies
-
Image rejection
-
Audio output
-

Transmitter

Modulations
FM  
RF-Output
<STRONG>2m/70cm</STRONG> High: 5/5 W, Low3: 2.5/2.5 W, Low2: 1/1 W, Low1: 0.3/0.3 W, <STRONG>220 MHz</STRONG> High: 1.5 W, Low3: 1 W, Low2: 0.5 W, Low1: 0.2 W

Connections

Antenna
SMA
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
7.4V DC (nominal), 5-16V DC (external)
Current drain RX
20-150 mA
TX
Max 1.8 A

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
58 × 89 × 29 mm (2.28 × 3.50 × 1.14 in)
Weight
-
Form factor
Handheld
Manufactured
Between 2005 and 200x
MPN

Other features

Memories
1000 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Alpha-tags. CTCSS/DCS, DTMF, ARTS. Built-in temperature sensor and optional barometric pressure sensor (SU-1). WIRES-compatible. CW training feature. Password protection. Waterproof/submersible
Accessories
-

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What is it worth?

Estimating the value of a rig can be challenging. We collect prices paid by real hams over the years to help you estimate the current value of the Yaesu VX-6R. 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 value of the Yaesu VX-6R might be around:

  • USD 99.00
  • EUR 113.00
Price Condition Year User
USD 199.95 Good / New 2010 universal-radio
USD 259.95 Good / Used 2013 universal-radio
EUR 229.00 Good / New 2010 thiecom.de
USD 245.00 Mint / New 2011 TODD
USD 250.00 Mint / New 2006 ab2rc

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Stories & reviews

Easy and waterproof

Yaesu VX-6R, Handheld VHF/UHF Transceiver

GOOD RADIO,EASY TO MOD IT'S WATER PROOF EVEN 220 tx works good

Written by TODD on Jun 20, 2011

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Value for money
Aquired
Mint condition in 2011
USD 245.00