The Yaesu transceiver offer a built in antenna tuner (for 160-6m) and uses a LC switching network with a 100 channel memory, to reduce tuning time. The transceiver comes standard with a ± 0.5PPM high resolution DDS/PLL local oscillator, capable to provide excellent stability for demanding digital modes.
Measures: 8.8″(W) x 3″ (H) x 9.9″ (L) at just 9.7 pounds.
USB Port connections
The FT-991 can be easily connected to a computer via the built in USB port for CAT control and future firmware updates, or the use of the optional SCU-17 Interface Unit to support USB Audio In/Out, TX Control (PTT, Key, Shift).
The new compact Yaesu transceiver can be considered the successor of the popular Yaesu FT-897, discontinued in mid 2014.
FT-991 Price and Availability
This product, announced by Yaesu at tokyo ham-fair during summer 2014, will be available in the european market during first quarter of 2015 at a suggested price of 1425,00 euro.
Link to official FT-991 Yaesu Web Site