Yaesu VX-8GR Handheld VHF/UHF Transceiver

  Add a review   View all reviews (0)   Add to my shack

 
 

The Yaesu VX-8GR dual-bander only covers 2 meters and 440 MHz and receive coverage is 108-999 MHz (less cellular frequencies). This version has a built-in GPS unit right out of the box! It is not Bluetooth capable.

Frequency range

RX-range
108-999 MHz (less cellular in the US)
TX-range
144-148 / 430-440 MHz
HAM bands
2m  70cm 
Stability
±5 ppm +14 °F to +122 °F (-10 °C to +50 °C)
Tuning steps
5 / 6.25 / 8.33 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 kHz
Filters
-

Find the Yaesu VX-8GR on ebay

Receiver

Modulations
AM   FM   W-FM  
Sensitivity
0.16 µV for 12dB SINAD (144-148MHz, N-FM)
0.18 µV for 12dB SINAD (430-450 MHz N-FM)
Selectivity
12 kHz/35 kHz (N-FM)
200 kHz/300 kHz (W-FM)
(±6dB/±60dB)
Receiver system
N-FM, AM: Double-conversion W-FM: Triple Conversion AM/FM-radio: Single Conversion
IF-frequencies
1st: 47.25 MHz (N-FM) [46.35 MHz Sub Band] / 45.8 MHz (W-FM)
2nd: 450 kHz (N-FM) / 10.7 MHz (W-FM) / 1 MHz (W-FM)
Image rejection
-
Audio output
200 mW @ 8 Ohms for 10% THD (@ 7.4 V DC)

Transmitter

Modulations
FM  
RF-Output
1.5 / 5 W

Connections

Antenna
SMA
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
7.4V DC (1100 mAh Lithium Ion pack) 3R6/AA dry cell case option.
Current drain RX
200 mA max
TX
1.9 A max

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
60 × 95 × 24.2 mm (2.36 × 3.74 × 0.95 in) without knob and antenna
Weight
240 gr (8.5 oz)
Form factor
Handheld
Manufactured
Between 2008 and 201x

Other features

Memories
1267 channels in 24 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Alpha tags
Barometric sensor
GPS built-in
No bluetooth
Built-in packet modem 1200/9600bd with APRS support
CTCSS/DCS
Repeater shift: ±600 kHz (144 MHz) / ±1.6/5.0/7.6 MHz (430 MHz)
Spectrum display
Twin RX.
Waterproof/submersible (IPX57)
Weather alert
Accessories
-

Find the Yaesu on Amazon

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

No documents available for this rig

Can you supply additional documents? Please get in touch!
Show more Yaesu documents...

Have you spotted an error or can you provide more information? Let us know!

Related

Reviews

There are no user reviews for this rig yet. Do (or did) you own this rig? Tell us what you think of it!

Prices

Estimating the value of a rig can be challenging. The graph below shows historical prices paid by hams over the years. May it guide you to good fortune...

Price Condition Year User
USD 429.95 Mint / New 2010 universal-radio
USD 458.80 Mint / New 2010 eBay
EUR 150.00 Mint / Used 2016 ON8ODK
To submit a price, either review the rig or add it to your shack.