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Yaesu VX-170
144 MHz HT

Replaced by

Yaesu VX-177
440 MHz HT

Replaced by

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Discontinued Amateur Handheld Transceivers 

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  Yaesu VX170

  • 5 watts RF Output
  • Over 1000 Memories
  • DTMF Keypad
  • Keypad frequency entry
  • Enhanced Paging and Code Squelch
  • Submersible to IPX7 Specifications
  • Backlit Keypad & LCD
  • Internet Key for Access to WIRES™

The Yaesu Vertex VX-170 is a rugged, compact, high-performance FM 2 meter handheld delivering up to 5 watts of RF power. Following on the success of the VX-150, the VX-170 has a larger display, double the battery capacity and significantly higher audio output (700 mW). The 16 key keypad supports direct frequency entry and 4 column DTMF.

One exciting new feature of the VX-170 is Enhanced Paging and Code Squelch (EPCS) that allows you to page a particular station and only receive calls from that station, if desired, and a security password features that protects against unauthorized use. You also get one-touch access to the Yaesu WIRES-II™ VOIP Internet Linking System! An extensive menu system allows you to tailor the radio to your personal preferences.

Receive coverage is from 136 to 174 MHz and the memory systems boasts over 1000 memory channels. CTCSS and DCS encode/decode are included with split tone capability. The VX-170 is ultra rugged and submersible to IPX7 specifications (3 feet for 3 minutes). Your VX-170 comes with:  FNB-83 battery, NC-88B 120VAC ten-hour wall charger, SMA antenna and belt clip.

The Yaesu Vertex VX-177 has very similar features but covers the 440 MHz band instead of the 2 meter band. Receive range is 420-470 MHz.

Order # Photo Item Description List Price Your Price Order
    ADMS-VX170 VX-170 Windows XP/7/8/10 PC programming CD with USB cable. Discontinued
    ADMS-VX177 VX-177 Windows XP/Vista/7 PC programming CD with USB-57B USB cable. Discontinued
  Yaesu CD-26 CD-26 Charge cradle. Requires NC-88 AC wall charger.
Input = 11-16 VDC. Output = 7.7 VDC.
Not currently stocked
  Yaesu CMP460 CMP460A Waterproof Speaker Mic.
Discontinued and replaced by the MH-73A4B
   Yaesu CT91 CT-91 Mic adapter. Click here for more info. Discontinued
  Yaesu EBC5B EDC-5B Cigarette plug DC cable with voltage regulation.
Replaced by SDD-13
   EDC6 EDC-6 DC Cable only. Not in stock
   Yaesu FBA-25A FBA-25A Cell Holder (holds 6 x AA, not supplied) Not in stock
  Yaesu FNB-83 FNB-83 NiMH Battery Pack 7V 1400 mAh VIEW Not in stock
  FNB-V94 FNB-V94 NiMH Battery Pack 7V 1800 mAh Discontinued
  Yaesu FTD7 FTD7 DTMF Paging Unit. VIEW Discontinued
  MH57A4B MH-57A4B Speaker Mic. Replaced by SSM-17H. Discontinued
   MH73A4B MH-73A4B Waterproof Speaker Mic.
   EBC5B SDD-13 Cigarette plug DC cable with noise filtration. Not in stock
   SSM-17H SSM-17H Speaker Mic. [Replaced the MH-57A4B] VIEW Discontinued
  SSM64A [VC24] SSM-64A Vox Headset [replaced VC-24]. INFO Not in stock
  Yaesu VAC370 VAC-370 Desk Top Rapid Charger.
Click here for more info.
  Yaesu VC24 VC-24 Vox headset. Click here for more info. [replaced by SSM-64A] Discontinued
  VC27 VC-27 Earpiece Mic. Discontinued
  [VC27] SSM55A Earpiece Mic. [Replaced VC-27] Not in stock
   Go Bag GO BAG This insulated carry case will hold your HT, batteries, accessories,
Repeater Directory and more. INFO
  SMABNC SMA-BNC RF adapter to connect a BNC type antenna to the SMA antenna jack. Discontinued
  Nifty Card REF CARD Nifty credit card sized reference contains 6 panels of information. Discontinued

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