FT-4X | Yaesu

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Compact and rugged 2m / 70cm FM transceiver with an oversized front speaker that provides 1 watt of audio output. 5 Watt transmitter, DTMF / CTCSS / DCS operation. Ideated in Japan.

Reference market : ham-radio

General :
Frequency coverage [1] RX 65.0000 ~ 108.0000 MHz
136.0000 ~ 174.0000 MHz
400.0000 ~ 480.0000 MHz
TX 136.0000 ~ 174.0000 MHz [2]
144.0000 ~ 148.0000 MHz [3]
144.0000 ~ 146.0000 MHz [4]
400.0000 ~ 480.0000 MHz [2]
430.0000 ~ 450.0000 MHz [3]
430.0000 ~ 440.0000 MHz [4]
Modulation mode FM / WFM
Tuning step 5 / 6.25 [4] / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz
Receiver :
Sensitivity FM 0.2 uV (140~150 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.2 uV (420~47 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
Selectivity FM 12 KHz (-6dB)
35 KHz (-60dB)
Frequency stability ± 2.5 ppm max with temperature from -20°C to +60°C
Intermediate frequency [5] - -
Transmitter :
Output power VHF 5 / 2.5 / 0.5 W [6]
UHF 5 / 2.5 / 0.5 W [6]
Spurious emission at 2.5 or 5W < -60 dB
at 0.5W < -50 dB [2] [3]
< -55 dB [4]
Maximum FM deviation ± 5.0 KHz
Microphone 2000Ω
Features :
Memory 200 regular memories in 10 banks
10 sets of scan edges
3 call memories
Display sub-kHz frequency resolution
11-segments signal meter bar
Selective calling DTMF / CTCSS / DCS
1750Hz tone
Antenna SMA 50Ω connector
Power supply 7.4 VDC battery pack SBR28LI
Power consumption 190mA RX, 200mW audio output
95mA RX, standby, power-saver Off
23mA RX, standby, saver-saver on
5mA RX, auto power-off
1.5A TX, 144 MHz max power
1.7A TX, 430 MHz max power
Audio power 1W with an 16Ω load (internal speaker)
0.8W with an 16Ω load (external speaker)
Mechanical and environmental data :
Operating temperature from -20°C to +60°C
Dimensions 52 (W) x 90 (H) x 30 (D) mm projections not included
Weight 250g with antenna and battery pack SBR28LI

[1] Specifications are guaranteed within the 144 MHz and 430 MHz amateur bands only
[2] Asian version
[3] USA version
[4] European version
[5] Single conversion
[6] With 7.4V battery pack

Description :

The FT-4X is compact and light, yet ruggedly constructed, VHF/UHF dual band FM handheld transceiver. The radio (FT-4XR in USA/Asia and FT-4XE in Europe) has three output power levels from 0.5 to 5 watts, receive coverage is 65-108 for FM broadcast band and 136-174 / 400-480 MHz. The speaker provides a full 1 Watt of powerful, clear audio. Other features include: Versatile scanning capabilities with programmable VFO scan (scans all channels in the band or ±1 / ±2 / ±5 MHz), memory scan allows scanning of user selectable frequencies, priority channel scan can be used to scan memory channels while making one channel a priority. Weather Alert scan alerts the user when severe weather is approaching (WX channels, USA). PC Programming with optional cable. Transceiver-to-transceiver cloning with optional cable. Direct keypad entry. Automatic range transponder system (ARTS). CTCSS/DCS operation. Busy channel lockout (BLCO). Transmitter time-out timer (TOT). Automatic power off feature.

The FT-4X has two programmable keys for one-touch recall of a prefered setting o mode settings. The supplied SBR28LI Li-ion battery pack is capable of up to 15 hours operation. The SBH-22 rapid charger (3.5-hour) is also included. VOX operation is available with the optional SSM-512B earpiece microphone.

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