The VX-8DE is a technological breakthrough with Bluetooth Hands free operation with GPS/APRS and Real RF-Dual wideband Receive.
The next generation handheld from Yaesu, who have been introducing leading edge transceiver technology for decades.
The Ultra Compact VX-8D is thinner than the previous advanced model; it is packed with advanced technology and features, designed for outdoor operation. It is submersible and shockproof!
The compact case combines a rugged die-cast chassis with the clean, tough polycarbonate resin front panel. Its shockproof versatility will allow you to operate the radio in the toughest environments.Triple Band Transmit 6M 2M and 70cms with 5W FM transmit power and 1W AM powerWide Band receive from 0.5 - 999.90 MHzLarge main dial with clear easy to read display showing frequency and status indications for each band.Bluetooth capability for truly hands free operation with optional Bluetooth module and headset.Integrated High Performance APRS operation. [1200bps on Band B only]Optional GPS operation with FGPS-2 module or NMEA input.Powerful 1100mAh Li-Ion batteryWide Band Receive and Completely independent AM/FM receiverStereo decoder for FM Broadcast reception built in.Inrernal Bar Aerial for better AM receptionDual Band AF Monitor for listening to FM/AM broadcast and monitoring ham bands as well.Built in Barometric and Temperature guages.1267 Memories in 24 banks with up to 100 memories per bankAlphatagging for Memory channels and Bank namesBuilt in memories for WX, Marine Channels & SW Broadcast stationsMorse Code Learning and Training feature