Yaesu VX-3E Dual Band FM Handheld Transceiver

Yaesu VX-3E Dual Band FM Handheld Transceiver
RRP: £ 179.95
£139.95 ( £116.63 EXC. VAT )
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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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Frequency Ranges          RX0.5 - 999.99MHz (continuous)
                                    TX144 - 146 MHz
 430 - 440MHz
Channel Steps5/8.33/910/12.5/15/20/25/50/100kHz
Frequency Stability±5 ppm (-10º C to +60ºC)
Repeater Shift±600kHz (144MHz)
 ±1.6/7.6MHz (430MHz)
Emission TypeF2D, F3E, F2A
Antenna Impedance50Ω
Supply Voltage 
Nominal3.7VDC, Negative Ground
Operating3.7 to 7.0VDC, Negative Ground (EXT DC Jack)
 5.0 to 7.0VDC, Negative Ground (EXT DC Jack with Charging)
Current Consumption120mA (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 Output1.5W (@ 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 TypeVariable Reactance F2D, F3E, F2A
Maximum Deviation±5kHz (F2D, F3E)
Spurious EmissionsAt least 60dB Below (HIGH)
 At least 50dB Below (LOW or less than 1W)
Microphone Impedance2kΩ
Circuit TypeAM, 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)
Sensitivity4µV 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)
SelectivityNFM, AM: 12kHz/35kHz (-6dB/-60dB)
 WFM: 200kHz/300kHz (-6db/-20db)
AF Output50mW @ 8Ω for 10% THD (@ 3.7V)
 100mW @ 8Ω for 10% THD (@ 6V)
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