FT-891 | Yaesu

Yaesu » FT-891 — Price & Specifications

Compact HF+50 MHz transceiver for mobile and field use. Rugged construction with detachable front panel and reliable 100 Watts power output. Receiver with frequency range 0.03-56 MHz, all-mode, and 3 KHz roofing filter. Big main tuning dial for easy operations. Ideated in Japan, year of introduction 2016.

Reference market : ham-radio

General :
Frequency coverage RX 0.0300 ~ 56.0000 MHz [1]
TX 1.8 MHz band
3.5 MHz band
5.3 MHz band [2]
7.0 MHz band
10 MHz band
14 MHz band
18 MHz band
21 MHz band
24 MHz band
28 MHz band
50 MHz band
Modulation mode CW / FSK (RTTY/Packet) / LSB / USB / AM / FM
Tuning step 5 / 10 / 50 / 100 Hz / 1 / 2.5 / 5 / 6.25 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 100 KHz
Receiver :
Sensitivity CW/SSB 0.16 uV (1.8~30 MHz, 10dB S/N)
0.16 uV (50~54 MHz, 10dB S/N)
AM 5.0 uV (0.5~1.8 MHz, 10dB S/N)
1.6 uV (1.8~30 MHz, 10dB S/N)
1.6 uV (50~54 MHz, 10dB S/N)
FM 0.35 uV (29 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.35 uV (50~54 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
Selectivity CW-N > 0.50 KHz (-6dB)
< 0.75 KHz (-60dB)
CW, SSB > 2.40 KHz (-6dB)
< 3.60 KHz (-60dB)
AM > 6.0 KHz (-6dB)
< 15.0 KHz (-60dB)
FM-N > 9.0 KHz (-6dB)
< 25.0 KHz (-50dB)
FM > 12.0 KHz (-6dB)
< 30.0 KHz (-50dB)
RF preamplifier Yes
RF attenuator ~12 dB
IF-shift range ± 1.2 KHz
Notch (Manual) Yes
Notch (Auto) Yes
CW features Automatic zero-beating
Semi break-in / full break-in
300~1050 Hz pitch control
±250 Hz APF (Audio Peak Filter)
Reverse mode LSB/USB
Noise blanker (NB) Variable in 10 steps
Noise reduction (NR) Variable in 15 steps
RIT (clarifier) variable range ± 9.998 KHz
AGC Off, fast, mid, slow (Selectable)
Frequency stability ± 0.5 ppm max with temperature from -10°C to +50°C (CW/SSB/AM)
± 1 KHz max with temperature from -10°C to +50°C (FM)
Intermediate frequency 69.450 MHz
450 KHz
24 KHz (CW/SSB/AM)
1° Intermediate frequency roofing filter 3 / 15 KHz
Transmitter :
Output power SSB / CW / FSK / FM 5 ~ 100 W (100W default)
AM 5 ~ 40 W (25W default)
Spurious emission < -50 dB (1.8~30 MHz)
< -63 dB (50 MHz)
Maximum deviation (FM) ± 5 / 2.5 KHz (wide / narrow)
XIT (clarifier) variable range ± 9.998 KHz
Microphone 600Ω
CW features 4~60 wpm keyer
RTTY features 170 / 200 / 425 / 850 Hz shift
Features :
Memory 99 regular memories, up-to 6 groups
5 quick memories
5 CW message memories
Display 1 Hz frequency resolution
Segment-bar signal meter
Selective calling CTCSS / DCS
Antenna SO239 50Ω connector
Power supply 13.8 VDC (±15%)
Power consumption 2A RX, typ
23A TX, max power
Audio power 2.5Watts with an 4Ω load
Audio output Jack 3.5 mm headphone or external speaker (low/hight level switch)
Connections USB (PC control using CAT commands)
8-pin miniDIN (optional antenna tuner)
6-pin miniDIN (TNC for RTTY/Packet)
Jack 3.5 mm (keypad / ALC)
Jack 3.5 mm (keyer)
Mechanical and environmental data :
Operating temperature from -10°C to +50°C
Dimensions 155 (W) x 52 (H) x 218 (D) mm without knobs
Weight 1.9kg

[1] 1.8~54 MHz specified performance guaranteed, amateur bands only
[2] UK/USA version only, see following table

Description :

The FT891 is a compact and rugged mobile / portable transceiver providing coverage of the 1.8 to 50 MHz bands, all mode CW / SSB / AM / FM, with 100 Watts of output power. The large display includes bargraph indication for signal strenght, SWR, ALC level, voice compression level, power stage drain current, plus spectrum scope. 3 programmable front panel function keys. Supplied accessories includes a car mounting bracket, the radio main body is detachable from panel controller for convenient operation. Other features in short: Easy split frequency operation. DSP for IF-shift, width, contour. Notch, auto-notch, noise reduction, noise blanker. VOX. Built-in CW keyer with memories and a beacon mode. 99 regular memories with alphanumeric labels. Automatic power off and time-out functions.

5.3 MHz band :

Channel number Frequency & mode (USA) Frequency & mode (UK)
501 5.3320 MHz, SSB 5.2600 MHz, SSB
502 5.3480 MHz, SSB 5.2800 MHz, SSB
503 5.3585 MHz, SSB 5.2900 MHz, SSB
504 5.3730 MHz, SSB 5.3680 MHz, SSB
505 5.4050 MHz, SSB 5.3730 MHz, SSB
506 5.3320 MHz, CW 5.4000 MHz, SSB
507 5.3480 MHz, CW 5.4050 MHz, SSB
508 5.3585 MHz, CW -
509 5.3730 MHz, CW -
510 5.4050 MHz, CW -

Accessories and options :

P/N Description
MD200A8X High fidelty desktop microphone
MD100A8X Desktop microphone
MH36E8J DTMF microphone
MLS100 External speaker
YH-77STA Lightweight stereo headphone
VL1000 / VP1000 Power amplifier / power supply
FC-40 External automatic antenna tuner
FC-50 External automatic antenna tuner that is specifically designer for the FT891 (same dimensions)
ATAS25 Plug and play active tuning antenna, manual type
ATAS120A Plug and play active tuning antenna, automatic type
FH-2 Remote control keypad

FT-891 price :

We have collected for your convenience the FT-891 Yaesu sales prices and their trend over time. Of course offers, accessories, warranty terms and conditions can lead to different figures.

Price Date Condition
EUR 699,00 2020-feb New
EUR 675,00 2020-feb New

Store special offer

USD 639,-- 2020-feb New
USD 599,-- 2020-feb New

Store special offer

GBP 585,00 2020-feb New

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