Yaesu FT-817
160-6M +2M +440 MHz


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The Yaesu FT-817 is a fully self-contained, battery-powered, low power amateur MF/HF/VHF/UHF transceiver for portable/camping/mountain top use. Providing coverage of of the 160-10 meter amateur bands plus the 6 meter, 2 meter and 70 cm bands, the FT-817 includes operation on the SSB, CW, AM, FM and digital modes. This radio is designed for use either from an external DC source or internal batteries and provides up to 5 watts of power output when on external DC power. When using the optional FNB-72 NiCd Battery pack or 8 AA cells (not supplied), the radio automatically switches to 2.5 watts. The multi-function LCD screen includes selectable blue or amber backlighting which may be disabled for battery conservation. This radio comes with: MH-31A8J hand mic, FBA-28 battery case (8 x AA), YHA-63 Whip antenna for 50/144/430 MHz, E-DC6 DC cable and shoulder strap. Installation note: only one optional filter may be installed in the FT-817.



* TX Frequency Coverage: 160 - 10 Meters, 50 MHz, 144 MHz, 430-450 MHz, plus 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; 1.5 Watts AM Carrier. 2.5 Watts SSB/CW/FM with 9.6V Ni-Cd Pack or 8 "AA" batteries (AM: 0.7 Watt), Up to 5 Watts 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 inches (WHD)
* Weight: 2.6 lb (with Alkalines and 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.
* ARTS™ (Auto-Range Transponder System).
* Smart Search™ 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.

Order # Photo Item Description List Price Your Price Order
    ADMS-4AU Windows XP/7/8/10 mini software CD with USB-62B PC cable. Discontinued
   ATAS25 ATAS-  25 Portable manually tuned antenna. 7.2 feet.
7/14/21/28/50/144/430 MHz
Mounts on a ¼ inch screw camera tripod (not supplied). INFO
Not in stock
    CSC-83 Soft vinyl case for the radio with a pocket for rubber duck antenna Not in stock
  CT39A CT-39A Packet cable. VIEW Not in stock
  CT62 CT-62 CAT Computer serial interface cable (DB-9 to Mini DIN 8). Not in stock
   EDC6 EDC-6 DC Cable (as supplied). Not in stock
  FNB72 FNB-72 NiCad Battery Pack 9.6 VDC 1000 mAh Discontinued
  FNB85 FNB-85 NiMH Battery Pack 9.6 VDC 1400 mAh Not in stock
   MH31A8J MH-31A8J Up-Down Hand mic (no DTMF). INFO Not in stock
  MH36E8J MH-36E8J DTMF Hand mic Discontinued
  NC72B NC-72B Compact 110 VAC wall NiCad charger. Discontinued
  PA48B PA-48B Compact 100-240 VAC wall battery charger. VIEW Discontinued
     SAD-24B Compact 100-240 VAC wall battery charger.
[replaced PA-48B].
Not in stock
  SDD13 SDD-13 Cigarette plug DC cable with noise filtration.
(Replaced EDC-5B).
Not in stock
  TCXO9 TCXO-9 High stability option (± 0.5 PPM). Not currently stocked
  YF122C YF-122C Collins 500 Hz CW filter. INFO Discontinued
  YF122S YF-122S Collins 2.3 kHz SSB filter. Discontinued
  P24 Tenba P 24 Deluxe protective carry case for the FT-817/ND radio body only. INFO Not in stock
  P107 Tenba P107 Deluxe protective carry case for your complete FT-817/ND system INFO Not in stock
  P306 Tenba P306 Deluxe protective carry case for your complete FT-817/ND/818.  INFO Not in stock
   Z817 LDG Z-817 The LDG Z-817 is the ultimate autotuner for QRP radios including the Yaesu FT-817/ND. It interfaces to the CAT port (ACC) on the back of the FT-817 radio with provided cable. INFO Not in stock
#5634 Urban Case Urban Bag Unpadded black/orange canvas case with shoulder strap and outside pockets. INFO $22.95 $19.98 Order
    Hamsource 817/BKT Really cool mounting bracket INFO Discontinued
  Miracle Whip Miracle Whip Miracle wideband whip antenna.
  Miracle TL Miracle Ducker TL Miracle wideband tuner & antenna.
   Pack it Reference Pack-It FT817 This handy pack-it reference has all the information you need to use the many FT-817 features. Plus includes things not found in the supplied Yaesu manual:  frequency information, band plans, user tips, alphanumeric display characters, etc. 5.5 x 4.25 inches. Second Edition 162 pages. Not in stock
  Nifty Mini Manual Mini Manual Nifty spiral bound mini-manual contains 11 laminated pages [4.5 x 8 inch].
For: FT-817 and FT-817ND.
   MFJ-7707 BNC 2BANAN BNC male to dual bananna posts. Not in stock

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