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US-version, successor to the Yaesu FT-2900R.

General characteristics

HAM bands
2m 
Frequency stability
Better than ±10 ppm
Tuning steps
?
Memories
200 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
136-174 MHz
Modulations
FM   AFSK  
Sensitivity
Better than 0.4 µV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity
-6 / -60dB:
12 kHz / 28 kHz (Wide)
9 kHz / 22 kHz (Narrow)
Filters
?
Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 21.7 MHz
2nd: 450 kHz
Image rejection
Better than 70dB
Audio output
3W into 4 ohms @ 10% THD

Transmitter

TX-range
144-148 MHz (USA)
136-174 MHz (Asia)
Modulations
FM   AFSK  
RF-output
80 / 30 / 10 / 5 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC ±15%
Current drain RX
0.7A max
TX
15A max

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
160 × 50 × 185 mm (6.30 × 1.97 × 7.28 in) w/o knobs
Weight
1.90 kg (4.2 lbs)
Form factor
Mobile
Manufactured
Between 2017 and 20xx in Japan

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
- Massive Heatsink guarantees 80 Watts of RF Power with No Cooling Fan Needed
(Four selectable power output levels are provided: 80/30/10/5 Watts)
- Loud 3 Watts of Audio Output for noisy environments
- Large 6 Digit Backlit LCD ensure excellent visibility
- Excellent Receiver Performance
- Alpha-Numeric Channel Display
- 200 Memory Channels for serious users
- CTCSS and DCS Encode/Decode Built in
- Versatile Scanning Capability
- WX Channels with "Severe Weather" Alert
- Smart Search Operation
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
6289
MPN
YAESU-FT-002980R

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Yeasu FT-2980R Operating Manual PDF - 1.58 MB, submitted by RigReference
 
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New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Yaesu FT-2980R is around:

  • USD 189.00 ~ USD 159.00

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Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2020 USD 190.00 Used / Good Jim M.
2018 USD 160.00 New / Mint RigReference

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