Yaesu FT-450D Mobile HF/VHF Transceiver

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The Yaesu FT-450D expands on the success of the Yaesu FT-450 adding new features. It employs blazing fast 400 MHz IF DSP technology to bring an array of advanced features to the operator. Transmit frequency coverage includes 160 to 6 meters. The receive range is 30 kHz to 54 MHz. Power output is 100 watts on HF and 6 meters. Operating modes include USB, LSB, CW, AM and FM. An antenna tuning system is built in!

Original price in 2010: USD 949,00

Frequency range

RX-range
0.03-56 MHz
TX-range
10-160 m + WARC / 6 m
HAM bands
-
Stability
± 1 p.p.m. / hour (after warmup) with built-in TCXO
Tuning steps
0.01 kHz
Filters
500 / 300 kHz CW filter (DPS) 10 kHz roofing filter

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Receiver

Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB  
Sensitivity
AM (10 dB S/N)
1.8-30 MHz: 2 µV
50-56 MHz: 1 µV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-30 MHz: 0.5 µV
50-56 MHz: 0.25 µV
SSB/CW (10 dB S/N)
1.8-30 MHz: 0.2 µV
50-56 MHz: 0.16 µV
Selectivity
AM: 6 kHz (-6 dB), 20 kHz (-60 dB)
FM: 9 kHz (-6 dB), 25 kHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.2 kHz (-6 dB), 4.5 kHz (-60 dB)
Receiver system
IF-DSP
IF-frequencies
-
Image rejection
70 dB
Audio output
-

Transmitter

Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB  
RF-Output
100 / 100 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC +/-10%
Current drain RX
1 A (squelched)
TX
22 A max.

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
223 × 84 × 217 mm (8.78 × 3.31 × 8.54 in)
Weight
3.60 kg (7.9 lbs)
Form factor
Mobile
Manufactured
Between 2010 and 201x

Other features

Memories
500 channels in 10 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
New for the FT-450D:
- 400 MHz built-in IF DSP
- Built in Antenna Tuning System
- Classically Designed Knobs
- Included Dynamic hand mic
- Key Illumination
- Foot Stand
- 500 & 300 Hz CW Filters
Accessories
-

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Reviews

great radio

Yaesu FT-450D, Mobile HF/VHF Transceiver

It's small, but it can and does well all that is needed

Written by itsmem on Jul 24, 2011

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Aquired
Good condition in 2011
USD 1320.00

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USD 1320.00 Good / New 2011 itsmem
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