New Yaesu FT-817
Thu, 31 Aug 2000 05:35:56 -0400
More info can be found here as well.
At 10:47 PM 8/30/2000 -0400, you wrote:
> This just in from Montana...
> > NEW PRODUCT PRELIMINARY INFORMATION
> > FT-817 HF/VHF/UHF 5-WATT BACKPACK TRANSCEIVER
> > Yaesu is pleased to release preliminary information regarding the most
> > anticipated unique new product
> > for our Amateur Product Line in many years: The FT-817 HF/VHF/UHF 5 Watt
> > Backpack Transceiver!
> > FEATURES:
> > . Product Concept: Fully Self-Contained Battery-Powered Low Power Amateur
> > Transceiver for Portable/Camping/Mountain top Use.
> > . TX Frequency Coverage: 160 - 10 Meters, 50 MHz, 144 MHz, 430-450 MHz,
> > Alaska Emergency Channel (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: 5 Watts SSB/CW/FM with 13.8V External DC; 1.5W AM Carrier.
> > 2.5 Watts SSB/CW/FM with 9.6V Ni-Cd Pack or 8 "AA" batteries
> > (AM: 0.7 W);
> > Up to 5 W SSB/CW/FM power (max.) programmable via Menu on Ni-Cd/AA cells.
> > . 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.).
> > . Case Size: 5.31" x 1.5" x 6.5" (WHD)
> > . Weight: 2.6 lb (w/Alkalines & Antenna, w/o Mic.).
> > . Two-Color LCD Multi-function Display (Blue/Amber).
> > . 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.
> > . Built-in Noise Blanker.
> > . IPO (Intercept Point Optimization) and ATT (Receiver Front End
> > Attenuator).
> > . 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 (down to 10 ms delay)
> > Capability.
> > . Adjustable CW Pitch; CW Paddle Normal/Reverse Connection Selection.
> > . Built-in VOX.
> > . Automatic Repeater Shift.
> > . Built-in CTCSS and DCS.
> > . ARTST (Auto-Range Transponder System).
> > . Smart SearchT Automatic Memory Loading System.
> > . Spectrum Scope.
> > . Front and Rear Panel Antenna Connectors (BNC on Front; M [SO-239] on
> > Back).
> > . 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.
> > . Rear Panel Data, Accessory, and Key jacks.
> > . CAT System Computer Control Capability (4800/9600/38400 bps); Cloning
> > Capability.
> > This device has not been approved by the FCC. This device may not be
> > for sale or lease or be sold or leased until approval of the FCC has been
> > obtained. The above information is preliminary and may be subject to
> > without notice or obligation.
> > Am-Com Inc.
> > Distributors of ClearSpeech products
> > Phone order line 1-888-803-5823
> > Tech Support 1-406-844-3252
> > www.amateurcommunications.com
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