Yaesu FT5D

FT5D 5W C4FM/FM 144/430MHz Dual Band Digital Transceiver


The new Yaesu dual band FT5DE, 5W C4FM/FM 144/430MHz is a full-featured C4FM handheld transceiver with superior operability and several new sophisticated features.

Despite its compact size (62x34x100 mm), the FT5DR / FT5DE provides a reliable RF output power of 5 W and achieves an audio power of 1 W, optimised for quality audio.

Real Dual Band operation (V+V, U+U, U+V) is available with two independent receivers. Large individual LED indicators for A-band and B-band instantly show the status and communication mode (C4FM or analogue) of each band.

The new FT5D supports simultaneous digital C4FM (standby C4FM/C4FM). Equipped with a rubber protector the FT5D has a robust and shock resistant construction. The waterproof rating is IPX7.

The comfortable size and shape of the completely flat rear body offers an excellent grip for the operator.

A high-resolution display shows the operating band frequency. The colour of the operating band frequency can be selected from white, blue or red. Three keys on the touch panel and seven keys below the display offer intuitive operation. The new TOUCH & GO mode is convenient for immediately starting communications on a frequently used frequency.

Holding down the “PMG” key registers the current display frequency in the primary memory group.

After recording, pressing the “PMG” key will display the reception status of the recorded frequencies as bars on a graph (activity monitoring).

By simply touching the displayed bar, the user can instantly recall that frequency.

The Band Scope function monitors in real time up to 79 displayed channels centred on the current VFO frequency.

The centre frequency can be tuned using the selector knob or by touching and moving the frequency of a displayed channel bar. With the new FT5D, the already popular C4FM digital communication features such as Automatic Mode Selection (AMS), Digital Group ID (DG-ID) operation and Smart Navigation function are available. The FT5D also supports the WiRES-X portable digital node function.

A portable digital node can be easily set up with the new FT5D, a laptop PC connected to the Internet and the optional SCU-39 cable kit.

The advanced features of the new FT5DR/E includes:

wireless hands-free operation using the optional Bluetooth® headset (SSM-BT10); VOX function; automatic memory grouping (MAG); VFO band hopping function; wide-range RX coverage with continuous reception from 0.5 MHz to 999.99 MHz (A-band) and 108 MHz to 580 MHz (B-band); built-in 66-channel high-sensitivity GPS receiver; 1200/9600 bps APRS data modem; high-capacity 2. 200 mAh lithium ion battery (SBR-14LI) as standard; voice recording function; reception of simultaneous AM/FM transmissions while monitoring two frequency channels; microSD card slot. The new quick-release case (SHB-26) is included with the FT5D and allows the transceiver to be attached and detached with a single touch while clipped to the belt.

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  1. Why always FM and Fusion? When will there be an almode radio? A small allmode vhf/uhf should be a something. There are plenty of ampliefieers if needed. Yaesu dont have an vhf/uhf al mode fullduplex trx.

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