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160-6 M +2M +440 MHz

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Yaesu FT-897

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. 7.9x3.2x10.3 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.

Options
Order # Photo Item Description List Price Your Price Order
#4633   ADMS-4BU Windows XP/Vista/7 mini software CD with USB-62B PC cable. $  49.00 $  39.95
#4044   ATAS-  25 Portable manually tuned antenna. 7.2 feet.
7/14/21/28/50/144/430 MHz
Mounts on a ¼ inch screw camera tripod (not supplied). VIEW
$300.00 $229.95
#4547   ATAS-120 Active tuning motorized mobile antenna. INFO $520.00 $369.95
#3804   ATBK-100 Antenna base counterpoise kit. $130.00 $  99.95
#1615 CD24 CD-24 Four hour charge adapter for FNB-78.
(Requires 13.8VDC or optional PA-26). MORE INFO
$190.00 $129.95
#0379 CT39A CT-39 Packet cable. $  11.55 $    9.95
#3821 CT58 CT-58 Band data interface cable for VL1000. $  40.00 $  29.95
#3822 CT62 CT-62 CAT Computer interface cable. $  40.00 $  29.95
#4540 fc30 FC-30 Automatic antenna tuner.MORE INFO $340.00 $249.95
#4542 FNB78 FNB-78 NiMH Battery Pack 13 VDC 4500 mAH. MORE INFO $176.00 $129.95
#4543 FP30 FP-30B Internal power supply 23 Amp
(installed in place of battery). MORE INFO
$330.00 $249.95
#3631 FP1023 FP-1023 Switching power supply 23 amp. 120/240 VAC. $216.88 $169.95
#3640 FP1030A FP-1030A Linear power supply 30 amp. $345.22 $269.95
#0287 MD100A8X MD-100A8X Desktop microphone. $210.00 $159.95
#0420 MH36E8J MH-36E8J DTMF Hand mic $  80.00 $  59.95
#2680 CT39A MMB-80 Mobile mounting bracket. MORE INFO $  50.00 $  37.95
#4544 PA26B PA-26B Power supply for the CD-24. MORE INFO $109.08 $  79.95
#2187 TCXO9 TCXO-9 High stability option (± 0.5 PPM). $150.00 $109.95
#1255 YF122C YF-122C Collins 500 Hz CW filter. INFO $260.00 $189.95
#0803 YF122S YF-122S Collins 2.3 kHz SSB filter. $260.00 $189.95
#0788 AT897 LDG AT-897 Plus The LDG AT-897S is a great autotuner for the Yaesu FT-897/897D. The included CAT cable interfaces directly to your FT897/897D and supplies power to the tuner. INFO $199.00 $189.95
#1198 FT Meter LDG FT-METER Big external analog meter. INFO $  49.95 $  48.95
#3366 Nifty Mini Manual MINI MANUAL Nifty spiral bound mini-manual contains 12 laminated pages [4.5 x 8 inch]. $  22.95 $  20.95


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