Yaesu VX-6R

Handheld VHF/UHF Transceiver

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General characteristics

HAM bands
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Frequency stability
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Tuning steps
5 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 kHz

Receiver

RX-range
0.504-999 MHz (Cellular blocked in the US)
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)
Filters
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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

TX-range
144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
144-148 / 222-225 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
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
Other
-

Electrical

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

Physical

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

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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MPN
YAESU-VX-000006R

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Reviews & stories

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

Overall
 
Performance
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Value for money
Aquired
Mint condition in 2011
USD 245.00

New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Yaesu VX-6R is around:

  • EUR 91.00
  • USD 121.00 ~ USD 79.00
Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2013 USD 259.95 Used / Good universal-radio
2011 USD 245.00 New / Mint TODD
2010 USD 199.95 New / Good universal-radio
2010 EUR 229.00 New / Good thiecom.de
2006 USD 250.00 New / Mint ab2rc

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