Yaesu FT-818 @ Martin Lynch & Sons


Information from the Martin Lynch & Sons Facebook page is that they are now taking pre-orders for the new Yaesu FT-818 which will be priced at £599.95 (Normal price: £629.95)

The radio is expected to be in stock in April 2018

Radio Features:

– Increased power output 6W(SSB, CW, FM) 2.0W(AM Carrier) *NEW!
– Improved frequency stability ±0.5 ppm : Built-in TCXO-9 *NEW!
– Larger battery capacity : 9.6V/1,900mAh (SBR-32) *NEW!
– 5MHz band (WRC-15 + UK frequency) Operation available *NEW!
– 208 Memory Channels / 10 Memory Groups
– Operates on 160-10m , HF, 6m, 2m and 70 cm Bands
– Ultra Compact and Portable
– Two Antenna Connectors
– IF Shift, IF Noise Blanker, IPO, ATT
– CW “Semi-Break-in”, CW Reverse, CW Pitch Control
– Built-in Electronic Keyer
– Multi-Color Easy to see LCD
– Internal Battery Operation Capability
– ARS Automatic Repeater Shift
– APO Automatic Power Off
– Front Panel Key Lock Mode
Supplied Accessories:
Hand Microphone(MH-31A8J)
Battery (SBR-32 9.6V 1900mAh Ni-MH )
Battery Case (FBA-28) (Requires 8 “AA: batteries)
Whip Antenna for 50/144/430 MHz (YHA-63)
DC Cable (E-DC-6)
Shoulder Strap, Ferrite Core, Rubber Foot
Operating Manual
Battery Charger (PA-48)
Specifications:
Frequency Ranges: RX 100 kHz – 30 MHz
50 MHz – 54 MHz
76 MHz – 108 MHz
87.5 MHz – 108 MHz
430 MHz – 440 MHz
TX 1.8 MHz – 54 MHz
(5.2500 MHz – 5.4065 MHz) WRC-15 + UK
144 MHz – 146 MHz
430 MHz – 440 MHz (Amateur Bands only)
Circuit Type: Double-Conversion Superheterodyne (SSB/CW/AM/FM)
Single-Conversion Superheterodyne (WFM)
Modulation Type: A1A(CW), A3E(AM), J3E(LSB,USB), F3E(FM), F1D(PACKET), F2D(PACKET)
RF Power Output : 6 W (SSB/CW/FM), 2 W (AM Carrier) @13.8 V
Memory Channels: 208
Case Size(W x H x D): 135 x 38 x 165 mm w/o knob and connector
Weight: 900 g (w/o Battery, Antenna and Microphone)
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