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The Leixen VV-898 is a small dual-band mobile transceiver, designed for vehicle mounted use. Features include FM-radio reception. Also known as the Jetstream JT270M.

General characteristics

HAM bands
2m  1.25m  70cm 
Frequency stability
± 2.5 p.p.m.
Tuning steps
2.5 / 5 / 6.25 / 10 / /12.5 / 25 kHz
Memories
199 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
136-174 / 400-470 / 245 MHz
87.5-108 MHz
Modulations
N-FM   W-FM  
Sensitivity
< 0.18 μV
Selectivity
25 / 12.5 kHz
Filters
25 / 12.5 kHz
Receiver system
?
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
≥ 400 mW

Transmitter

TX-range
136-174 / 400-470 MHz
Modulations
N-FM   W-FM  
RF-output
4 / 10 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8 V DC
Current drain RX
30-78 mA
TX
1 / 1.8 A

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
120 × 85 × 40 mm (4.72 × 3.35 × 1.57 in)
Weight
315 gr (11.1 oz)
Form factor
Mobile
Manufactured
Between 2014 and 20xx in China

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Dual Reception / Dual Display
Voice Companding and Scrambler
APO(Auto Power Off)
TOT(Time-out timer)
Font Set(Big/Small)
VOX(Level adjustable)
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
6006
MPN
LEIXEN-VV-000898

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Rating Title Submitted
Excellent value 4 years ago by AI8O

New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Leixen VV-898 is around:

  • EUR 78.00
  • USD 98.00 ~ USD 66.00

Price History Chart

These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2020 USD 67.00 New / Mint RigReference
2017 EUR 80.00 New / Mint Janman64
2015 USD 109.00 Used / Good AI8O

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