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good for its age

Yaesu FT-897, Mobile HF/VHF/UHF Transceiver

for its spec works well in all modes.using a 6 trap hustler copied from usa,norway,s,africa, ussr thyland very good for its cost, used for 3 yrs but have now swapped for ft 450. which is years ahead in spec,

Written by ken on Jul 29, 2010

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Good condition in 2007
GBP 514.00

vx7r

Yaesu VX-7R, Handheld VHF/UHF Transceiver

the vx7r is compact yet works great,using tuned 2ft twig rangeup to 25-30 miles ,plugged into w30 on roof,same range,reports as my 897 on 5 watts.reception good and clear.very good value for money.

Written by ken on Jul 29, 2010

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Good condition in 11/2
GBP 180.00

great spec for small rig

Yaesu FT-450, Mobile HF/VHF Transceiver

I swapped a ft 897 for the ft450.it makes the 897 like its 50 yrs old.so advanced,the tuners great,using 9ft 1/4 twig ,pulls in lovely all bands,mike settings good ,a great swap,

Written by ken on Jul 29, 2010

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Good condition in 27/7
GBP 0.00