New Yaesu compact HF and 50 MHz 100W SDR Transceiver supposed to be available in Europe in September 2022
Yaesu Radio Co., Ltd. announced on July 8, 2022, a new transceiver series “FT-710”. In addition to supporting the basic modes of AM / SSB / FM, it is equipped with a preset of digital mode FT8.
The FT-710M and FT-710S are the 50 and 10 watt versions of this new radio, Yaesu FT-710 will go on sale in late August, and the suggested retail price is still undecided.
As of July 2022, this device has not been approved by the FCC. It may not be offered for sale or lease, or be sold or leased until FCC approval has been obtained.
The new FT-710 AESS is a compact design yet provides 100W output, utilizing the advanced digital RF technology introduced in the FTDX101 and FTDX10 series.
A few of the remarkable features of the new FT-710 AESS are:
YAESU Unmatched SDR technology emphasizes the Receiving Performance
Band Pass Filters dedicated for the amateur bands to eliminate out-of-band unwanted signals
RF Front-End design with the 250MHz HRDDS (High Resolution Direct Digital Synthesizer) enables Phenomenal Multi-Signal Receiving Characteristics
QRM rejection by the dual core 32-bit high speed floating decimal point DSP for SHIFT/ WIDTH/ NOTCH/ CONTOUR/APF (Audio Peak Filter)/ DNR (Digital Noise Reduction)/ NB (Noise Blanker) and 3-Stage Parametric Equalizer
High Resolution 4.3-inch TFT Color Touch Panel Display
3DSS (3-Dimensional Spectrum Stream)
VMI LED (VFO Mode Indicator) placed around the VFO dial shows the current operating mode (VFO-A, VFO-B, Memory Mode and Clarifier/Split Operation)
“PRESET” Mode Function most suitable for FT8 Operation
AESS: Acoustic Enhanced Speaker System with SP-40 creates the high-fidelity audio output
External Display Connection Terminal (DVI-D)
Built-in High Speed Automatic Antenna Tuner with 100 channel memory
Support the FC-40 Auto Antenna Tuner
SD Memory Card can be used to save the communication record, transceiver setting, the memory contents, screen capture images, and to update the firmware
Two (2) USB Ports (Type-A and Type-B)
Other essential features such as CW ZIN and SPOT, IPO (Intercept Point Optimization), and Remote Operation with Network Remote Control System to name a few.
TX Frequency Range: 1.8MHz band – 50MHz band (Amateur bands only)
70MHz – 70.5MHz (UK Amateur bands only)
RX Frequency Range: 30KHz – 75MHz (Operating)
1.8MHz – 29.699999MHz (Specified performance, Amateur bands only)
50MHz – 53.999999MHz (Specified performance, Amateur bands only)
70MHz – 70.499999MHz (Specified performance, UK Amateur bands
Emission Modes: A1A(CW), A3E(AM), J3E(LSB/USB), F3E(FM)
Supply Voltage: DC13.8V ±15%
Power Output: 5 – 100W (5 – 25W AM Carrier)
Dimensions (W x H x D): 9.4” x 3.1” x 9.7” (239 x 80 x 247mm)