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Is the Yaesu 857D discontinued?

Is the Yaesu 857D discontinued?

In December I noticed that HRO had moved the FT-857D into the Discontinued List. Today I checked and the major sellers in the US (HRO, Gigaparts, DX Engineering, etc.)

When did ft 897D come out?

Yaesu FT-897D Amateur Transceiver FT897D. American hams got their first look at the original Yaesu FT-897 at the 2002 Dayton Hamvention. It was the world’s first multi-mode, high-power base/mobile transceiver designed to fitted with internal batteries (optional) for portable use.

What is the best HF radio?

Best ham radio: 9 top rated for quick communication

  1. Yaesu FT-891 HF (best for in-car)
  2. Kenwood Original TH-D74A (best functionality)
  3. BaoFeng UV-5R 65-108 (best for beginners)
  4. Greaval UHF VHF (best ham kit)
  5. BTECH Mobile UV-50X2 (best mobile)
  6. BaoFeng BF-F8HP (best battery life)
  7. Xiegu G90 (best with detachable display)

How far can a HF radio transmit?

In simple terms, HF range may be divided into three distances: near vertical incidence skywave (NVIS), medium and long range. Arguably these could be defined as zero to 400 miles, 400 to 1,000 miles and 1,000 to 2,500 plus miles. NVIS signals travel nearly straight up to strike the ionosphere and return to earth.

What is the difference between FT 991 and FT 991A?

The new FT-991A naturally contains all the features packed into the original version of the FT-991 including a 3kHz Roofing Filter for the triple conversion receiver that effectively attenuates interfering signals and enables outstanding performance while still producing high quality audio.

Is HF radio still used?

As well as international radio broadcasts, HF radio is used by nearly all of the world’s modern military forces.

What does ICOM radio stand for?

Icom Incorporated, radio equipment manufacturer. Industrial Common Ownership Movement (ICOM), a co-operative federation that now forms part of Co-operatives UK. Inputs, Controls, Outputs, and Mechanisms (ICOM), the conceptual parts of the IDEF0 function modeling methodology.

Does the Yaesu 991A have a built in tuner?

The FT-991 Comes in a compact, lightweight package suitable for portable, mobile and base installations. Measuring 8.8″(W) x 3″ (H) x 9.9″ (L) at just 9.7 pounds this robust full featured mobile/portable radio is ready to go when and where you are! Internal High Speed Automatic Antenna Tuner included in the package.

Does Yaesu ft-857d come with separation kit with each transceiver?

Notes: Yaesu now includes YSK-857 Separation Kit with each transceiver. That kit is listed as an option in the FT-857D manual, which is not updated. Yaesu FT-857D 100W All-Band Multi-Mode Mobile Transceivers provide base station-type performance from an ultra-compact package that’s ideal for mobile or external battery portable work.

What is the new ft-857d version?

The new FT-857D version includes coverage of the U.S. 60-meter (5 MHz) band, plus the previously-optional DSP circuitry, at no additional cost! Yaesu’s FT-857D is the world’s smallest HF/VHF/UHF 100W multimode transceiver!

Is the Yaesu fw-857 still the best mobile HF transceiver?

Say what you will, but Yaesu FW-857 remains one of the best mobile transceivers on the market. Sure, there are better (more modern) HF stations out there.

What is the if and if conversion frequency of The FT-857?

Utilizing an up-conversion architecture for HF with a first IF of 68.33 MHz, the FT-857 features a double-conversion superheterodyne system (triple conversion on FM), with the 2nd IF at 10.7 MHz.