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144 / 430 MHz handheld transceiver for C4FM and FM. Two independent receivers for both analog and digital, 5 Watts max of RF power, high sensitivity GPS, large touch panel display. Ideated in Japan, year of introduction 2017.

Reference market : ham-radio

General :
Frequency coverage RX (main) 0.5000 ~ 999.9900 MHz [1] [2]
RX (sub) 108.0000 ~ 579.9900 MHz
TX 144.0000 ~ 148.0000 MHz [3]
144.0000 ~ 146.0000 MHz [4]
430.0000 ~ 450.0000 MHz [3]
430.0000 ~ 440.0000 MHz [4]
Modulation mode AM / FM / WFM / C4FM
Tuning step 5 / 6.25 / 8.333 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 20 / 25 / 50 / 100 KHz
Receiver :
Sensitivity AM 3.0 uV (0.5~30 MHz, 10dB S/N)
1.5 uV (108~137 MHz, 10dB S/N)
FM 0.35 uV (30~54 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
1.0 uV (54~88 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.2 uV (137~140 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.16 uV (140~150 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.2 uV (150~174 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
1.0 uV (174~222 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.5 uV (300~350 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.2 uV (350~400 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.18 uV (400~470 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
1.5 uV (470~540 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
3.0 uV (540~800 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
1.5 uV (800~1000 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
WFM 1.5 uV (76~108 MHz, 12dB SINAD) [2]
C4FM 0.19 uV (144~148 MHz, 1% BER)
0.19 uV (430~450 MHz, 1% BER)
Selectivity AM 12 KHz (-6dB)
35 KHz (-60dB)
FM 12 KHz (-6dB)
35 KHz (-60dB)
RF attenuator Yes
Frequency stability ± 2.5 ppm max with temperature from -20°C to +60°C
Intermediate frequency 47.25 MHz (main band)
46.35 MHz (sub band)
130 kHz [5]
450 KHz
Transmitter :
Output power VHF 5 / 2.5 / 1 / 0.1 W [6]
0.8 W [7]
UHF 5 / 2.5 / 1 / 0.1 W [6]
0.8 W [7]
Spurious emission at 2.5 or 5W < -60 dB
at 0.1 or 1W < -50 dB
Microphone 2000Ω
Features :
Memory 900 regular memories in banks
156 preset memories
99 skip memories
50 sets for programmed scan limits
11 home channels
Display 1 kHz frequency resolution
9-segments signal meter bar
Antenna SMA 50Ω connector
Power supply 7.2~7.4 VDC battery pack (nominal)
4~14 VDC external (negative ground)
11~16 VDC external (option)
Power consumption 120mA RX, single band receive
180mA RX, dual band receive
80mA RX, single band, standby, saver Off
110mA RX, dual band, standby, saver Off
50mA RX, single band, standby, saver 0n "ratio 1:5"
50mA RX, dual band, standby, saver 0n "ratio 1:5"
+20 mA (with GPS 0n)
+20 mA (C4FM)
1.6A TX, 144MHz max power
1.8A TX, 430MHz max power
Audio power 700mW with an 8Ω internal speaker
300mW with an 8Ω external speaker
Mechanical and environmental data :
Operating temperature from -20°C to +60°C
Dimensions 62 (W) x 110 (H) x 33 (D) mm projections and belt clip not included
Weight 310g with antenna

[1] Cellular blocked in the USA
[2] 76-108 MHz FM Radio for FT2DR, 88-108 MHz FM Radio for FT2DE
[3] FT2DR
[4] FT2DE
[5] AM/FM radio, single conversion
[6] With 7.2V battery pack or external DC
[7] With 4.5V batteries, 3 x AA

Description :

The FT2D, or FT2DR in USA/Asia/Australia and FT2DE in Europe, is an advanced dual band digital handheld transceiver with 4.3cm (1.7 inch) high resolution touch panel display. This leading edge transceiver is designed with ease of use in mind packing an oversized back-lit display that provides loads of information through an easily navigable interface, providing stress-free operability and a high level of on-screen visibility for the operator. Various new features as 0.7W of clear loud audio, built-in high sensitivity GPS with logging and recording capabilities, 1200 / 9600 bps APRS function, dual watch (V/V, U/U, V/U), dual monitor (C4FM/C4FM), IPX5 water resistant, microSD-Card slot, 2200 mAh high capacity Li-Ion battery, battery charger included as a standard supplied accessory.

FT2D Photo function, Smart navigation, Touch panel display

Features in short :

  • Digital communication in C4FM (Quaternary FSK, FDMA system).

  • AMS (Automatic Mode Select) function,
    Automatically selects between 4 modes of transmission according to the signal being received, analog o digital voice/data/VD.

  • Snapshot Picture Taking Capability,
    When using the handy speaker microphone camera, the optional MH-85A11U, press the shutter button to capture a snapshot then press the image transmit button to easily transmit the image data.

  • DG-ID (Digital Group ID) feature,
    The Group Monitor (GM) feature enables automatically locating and communicating with other stations that have the same DG-ID number within contact range.

  • Digital Personal ID (DP-ID) feature,
    With this feature may communicate only by the transceivers registered the individual ID information that is different for each transceiver included in the transmission radio wave of C4FM digital communication.

  • Selective calling functions,
    Such as CTCSS tone squelch and DCS functions.

  • Simultaneous reception on two different bands or within the same band (V+V / U+U).

  • Independent switching keys for A-band and B-band and TX/BUSY display.

  • Wideband reception over the range of 500 kHz to 1000 MHz.

  • Large capacity memory banks, maximum of 100 channels can be saved on each bank.

  • Preset receiver memory channels,
    By selecting preset frequencies you can receive shortwave broadcast and international VHF radio stations with ease.

  • WIRES-X, GM and APRS 1200 / 9600bps support.

  • Built-in GPS unit allowing display of your current location and heading information.

  • Large 160 x 160 pixels LCD screen and touch panel.

  • Display memory tags comprised of up to 16 characters.

  • High-resolution band scope function to display ± 35 channels.

  • Vibrator to alert you of signal reception, in addition to the audible bell.

  • Battery save function to extend battery operating time.

  • Data terminal for communication with external equipment and firmware updates.

FT2D price :

We have collected for your convenience the FT2D 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 315,-- 2020-jan New
USD 449,-- 2020-jan New

With accessories bundle

GBP 289,-- 2020-jan New

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