Yaesu VX-3E Dual Band FM Handheld Transceiver

Yaesu VX-3E Dual Band FM Handheld Transceiver
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The NEW Yaesu VX-3E is the successor of the Yaesu VX-2E, which is a VHF/UHF FM handheld.

The Yaesu VX-3E has twin receive possibilities, alpha tags, CTCSS, DCS, DTMF, ARTS & WIRES. It also has a built-in frequency counter for receiving local signals; this feature is displayed on the screen in a separate memory group.

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Specifications VX-3E
Frequency Ranges          RX 0.5 - 999.99MHz (continuous)
                                    TX 144 - 146 MHz
  430 - 440MHz
Channel Steps 5/8.33/910/12.5/15/20/25/50/100kHz
Frequency Stability ±5 ppm (-10º C to +60ºC)
Repeater Shift ±600kHz (144MHz)
  ±1.6/7.6MHz (430MHz)
Emission Type F2D, F3E, F2A
Antenna Impedance 50Ω
Supply Voltage  
Nominal 3.7VDC, Negative Ground
Operating 3.7 to 7.0VDC, Negative Ground (EXT DC Jack)
  5.0 to 7.0VDC, Negative Ground (EXT DC Jack with Charging)
Current Consumption 120mA (Receive)
  60mA (Standby, Saver Off)
  30mA (Standby, Saver On, Save Ratio 1:2)
  50mA (Radio Band Receive)
  100µA (Auto Power Off)
  1.3A (1.5W Tx, 144MHz) 3.7VDC
  1.6A (3W Tx, 144MHz) 6VDC
  1.2A (1W Tx, 430MHz) 3.7VDC
  1.8A (2W Tx, 430MHz) 6VDC
Operating Temperature -20º C to +60ºC
Case Size (W x H x D, mm) 47 x 81 x 23, w/o knobs & antenna
Weight (approx, g) 130 (with FNB-82Li & Antenna)
RF Power Output 1.5W (@ 4.5V, AA x 3 or 3.7V FNB-82Li, 144MHz)
  3W (@ 6V or EXT DC, 144MHz)
  1W (@ 4.5V, AA x 3 or 3.7V FNB-82Li, 430MHz)
  2W (@ 6V or EXT DC, 430MHz)
  Low 0.1W (@ 4.5V, AA x 3 or 3.7V FNB-82Li)
  Low 0.3W (@ 6V or EXT DC)
Modulation Type Variable Reactance F2D, F3E, F2A
Maximum Deviation ±5kHz (F2D, F3E)
Spurious Emissions At least 60dB Below (HIGH)
  At least 50dB Below (LOW or less than 1W)
Microphone Impedance 2kΩ
Circuit Type AM, NFM: Double-Conversion Superheterodyne
  WFM: Triple-Conversion Superhet
  AM Bcst/FM Bcst: Single-Conversion Superhet
Intermediate Frequencies (IF) 1st: 47.25MHz (AM, NFM)
  1st: 45.8MHz (WFM)
  1st: 130kHz (AM Radio/FM Radio)
  2nd: 450kHz (AM, NFM)
  2nd: 10.7MHz (WFM)
  3rd: 1MHz (WFM)
Sensitivity 4µV for 10dB SN (0.5 - 1.8MHz, AM Bcst)
  3µV for 10dB SN (1.8 - 30MHz, AM)
  .35µV TYP for 12dB SINAD (30 - 54MHz, NFM)
  1µV TYP for 12dB SINAD (54 - 76MHz, NFM)
  1.5µV TYP for 12dB SINAD (76 - 108MHz, FM Bcst)
  1.5µV TYP for 10dB SN (108 - 137 MHz, AM)
  0.2µV for 12dB SINAD (137 - 140MHz, NFM)
  0.16µV for 12dB SINAD (140 - 150MHz NFM)
  0.2µV for 12dB SINAD (150 - 174MHz, NFM)
  1µV for 12dB SINAD (174 - 225MHz, NFM)
  0.5µV for 12dB SINAD (300 - 350MHz, NFM)
  0.2µV for 12dB SINAD (350 - 400MHz, NFM)
  0.18µV for 12dB SINAD (400 - 470MHz, NFM)
  1.5µV for 12dB SINAD (470 - 540MHz, WFM)
  3µV TYP for 12dB SINAD (540 - 800MHz, WFM)
  1.5µV TYP for 12dB SINAD (800 - 999.99MHz, WFM)
Selectivity NFM, AM: 12kHz/35kHz (-6dB/-60dB)
  WFM: 200kHz/300kHz (-6db/-20db)
AF Output 50mW @ 8Ω for 10% THD (@ 3.7V)
  100mW @ 8Ω for 10% THD (@ 6V)
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