Yaesu FT-818 to be Released!

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by VK3BL, Feb 8, 2018.

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  1. W9CDK

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    And.... it looks like it's basically an 817nd with a better battery and a TCXO...

    Source: https://www.hamradio.co.uk/amateur-...uhf-all-mode-portable-transceiver-pd-8595.php

    "New features":
    - Increased power output 6W(SSB, CW, FM) 2.0W(AM Carrier) *NEW!
    - Improved frequency stability ±0.5 ppm : Built-in TCXO-9 *NEW!
    - Larger battery capacity : 9.6V/1,900mAh (SBR-32) *NEW!
    - 5MHz band (WRC-15 + UK frequency) Operation available *NEW!
  2. KC3JIN

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    So the big improvement is.. 1w on each mode, plus UK bands?

    I dearly wished to see an antenna tuner on the list. Oh, or a solar charge controller, so long as I'm daydreaming. I mean, the all-in-one box must have a different meaning to different folks.
  3. KB2SMS

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    If you have an 817 (I do not) then this is a waste of money. They should have increased screen size and added a LiFe battery.

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