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Second Hand Yaesu FT-897 Portable Transceiver

Good used condition for its age, complete with power lead and microphone! - Wide banded for 11m use!

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Second Hand Yaesu FT-897 Portable Transceiver


American hams got their first look at the new Yaesu FT-897 at the 2002 Dayton Hamvention. It is the world's first multi-mode high-power base/mobile transceiver designed to fitted with internal batteries (optional) for portable use. The coverage is HF 160 to 10 meters plus 50/144/430 MHz VHF/UHF. Receive is 0.1-56, 76-108, 118-164 and 420-470 MHz. It is ideal for home, vacation, emergency, rescue, DX-pedition or VHF/UHF rover operation. With optional items the FT-897 system can be configured for mobile, base or portable use.

The large multi-color display can be programmed to show different colors on each band, mode, memory group or event to track signal strength by color! There are two antenna connectors HF/50 and 144/430. 7.9 x 3.2 x 10.3 inches (200x80x263 mm). The FT-897 comes with a MH-31B8 hand mic and power cord.

Features

* TX Frequency Coverage: 160-10 Meters, 50 MHz, 144 MHz, 430-450 MHz, plus Alaska Emergency Chan. (5167.5 kHz). * RX Frequency Coverage: 100 kHz-56 MHz; 76-154 MHz; 420 - 470 MHz. (Exact frequency range may be slightly different) * Power Output: 100 watts HF-6M, 50 watts 2 M, 20 watts 70 cm. (20 watts on battery) * Operating Modes: USB, LSB, CW, AM, FM, W-FM, Digital (AFSK), Packet (1200/9600 FM). * Digital Modes: RTTY, PSK31-U, PSK31-L, and User defined USB/LSB (SSTV, Pactor, etc.). * U.S. Weather Band reception. * Built-in 3-Message Memory Keyer. * Multi-Color LCD Multi-function Display. * Bar-Graph Metering of Power Output, ALC, SWR, Modulation. * Optional Narrow CW and SSB Filters. * AGC Fast-Slow-Auto-Off Selection. * RF Gain/Squelch Control/IF Control. * Built-in Noise Blanker. * AM and FM broadcast reception. * Dual VFOs, Split Capability, IF Shift, and R.I.T. ("Clarifier"). * Wide/Narrow FM Selection. * AM Aircraft Reception. * Dedicated SSB-based Digital Mode for PSK31 on USB/LSB, AFSK RTTY, etc. * Built-in CW Electronic Keyer and Semi-Break-In. * Transverter Interface Jack. * Built-in VOX. * Carry Handle. * Built-in CTCSS and DCS. * ARTS™ (Auto-Range Transponder System). * Smart Search™ Automatic Memory Loading System. * Spectrum Scope. * 200 Regular Memories, plus Home Channels and Band-Limit (PMS) Memories. * Alpha-Numeric Labeling of Memory Channels. * Automatic Power-Off (APO) and Tx Time-Out Timer (TOT) Features. * CAT System Computer Control Capability Cloning Capability.

General Frequency Range Receive:

Frequency Range Transmit:

(Amateur bands only)

100 kHz-56 MHz 76 MHz-108 MHz 118 MHz-164 MHz 420-470 MHz

160-6 Meters 2 Meters 70 Centimeters 5.1675 MHz Alaska Emergency Frequency (USA only)

Emission Modes:A1 (CW), A3 (AM), A3J (LSB/USB), F3 (FM), F1 (9600 bps packet), F2 (1200 bps packet) Synthesizer Steps (Min.):10 Hz (CW/SSB), 100 Hz (AM/FM/WFM) Antenna Impedance: 50 Ohms, Unbalanced (Type M [SO239])

Operating Temperature Range:-10° C to +60° C (+14° F to +140° F) Frequency Stability:± 4 ppm from 1 min. to 60 min. after power on. 25° C: 1 ppm/hour Supply Voltage:Normal: 13.8 VDC ±15 %, Negative Ground

Optional: FNB-78 (Ni-MH Battery Pack): 13.2 VDC Current Consumption: Squelched: 600 mA (Approx.) Receive: 1 A Transmit: 22 A

Case Size:7.9 x 3.2 x 10.2 inches (200x80x262 mm) Weight (Approx.):8.6 lbs. 3.9 kg (without Ni-MH battery, antenna or microphone)

Transmitter RF Power Output:100/50/20 W SSB/CW/FM Modulation Types: SSB: Balanced Modulator AM: Early Stage (Low Level) FM: Variable Reactance

FM Maximum Deviation:±5 kHz (FM-N: ±2.5 kHz) Spurious Radiation:-50 dB (1.8-29.7 MHz) -60 dB (50/144/430 MHz) Carrier Suppression:>40 dB Opposite Sideband Suppression: >50 dB

SSB Frequency Response:400 Hz-2600 Hz (-6 dB) Microphone Impedance:200-10k Ohms (Nominal: 600 Ohms)

Receiver Circuit Type:Double-Conversion Superheterodyne Intermediate Frequencies: 1st : 68.33 MHz (SSB/CW/AM/FM);10.7 MHz (WFM) 2nd: 455 kHz

Sensitivity SSB/CW AM FM 100 kHz-500 kHz - - - 500 kHz-1.8 MHz - 32 µV - 1.8 MHz-28 MHz 0.2 µV 2 µV - 28 MHz-30 MHz 0.2 µV 2 µV 0.5 µV 50 MHz-54 MHz 0.125 µV 1 µV 0.2 µV 144/430 MHz 0.125 µV - 0.2 µV (SSB/CW/AM = 10 dB S/N, FM = 12 dB SINAD)

Squelch Sensitivity SSB/CW/AM FM 1.8 MHz-28 MHz 2.5 µV - 28 MHz-30 MHz 2.5 µV 0.32 µV 50 MHz-54 MHz 1 µV 0.16 µV 144/430 MHz 0.5 µV 0.16 µV (IPO, ATT off)

Image Rejection: HF/50 MHz: 70 dB 144/430 MHz: 60 dB IF Rejection:60 dB Selectivity (-6/-60 dB):SSB/CW: 2.2 kHz/4.5 kHz AM: 6 kHz/20 kHz FM: 15 kHz/30 kHz FM-N: 9 kHz/25 kHz SSB (option):2.3 kHz/4.7 kHz (-66 dB) CW (option):500 Hz/2.0 kHz AF Output:2.5 W (8 Ohms, 10% THD or less) AF Output Impedance:4-16 Ohms

Good used condition for its age, complete with power lead and microphone! - Wide banded for 11m use!

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