Yaesu FTM-400XDE Dual Band Transceiver

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Yaesu FTM-400XDE Dual Band Transceiver
Part Number: FTM-400XDE
RRP: £ 755.94
£369.95 ( £308.29 EXC. VAT )
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The Yaesu FTM-400XDE is a Duoband transceiver for 144/430 MHz with the new C4FM/FDMA Digital Mode.
With his new FTM-400XDE Yaesu provides for the first time a mobile device with the Digital Mode C4FM. In addition, this radio thanks to the Yaesu Dual Mode system, of course can transmit in Analog FM.The FTM-400XDE has a 3.5-inch colour touch screen. The Transceiver is controlled with this touch screen. The number of control buttons is reduced to 4 buttons and keys. All important settings are selected directly by pressing on the display.
The FT-400DE supports 3 Digital and 1 Analog Mode.
  • The V/D mode transmits voice and data at the same time slot. In this time slot in addition to the voice data, the GPS data, the ID data is sent together. These data includes the call data for error correction and stabilize the Voice transmissione. The V/D Mode is the basic mode in C4FM FDMA digital amateur radio
  • The Data FR Mode is for full rate Data Transmission. The transfer of large amounts of data such as text messages, pictures and voice notes is in this mode done at twice the speed compared to the V/D mode.
  • The Voice FR Mode use the full rate for Voice Transmission in high quality. Thus, the transmission does sound very clearly and naturally.
  • In addition to the digital mode, the FT-1DE can also analog FM. This mode allows the normal FM operation.
The new FT-400XDE has an automatic mode switching. The received mode is then automatically transferred.
Also for APRS operation this mobile device is with a integrated GPS ready for use. An extensive menu covers everything to be QRV immediately with no additional hardware in APRS. Detailed instructions can be found on the homepage of Yaesu here.
With the optional camera microphone MH-85A11U you can easily take snapshots on a micro SD card (not included) or send it to another C4FM transceiver. With the large displays images can be viewed directly from other stations. The images also contain the precise GPS coordinates and allow it to navigate directly to this position.
The Yaesu FTM-400XDE has a wideband receiver from 108 MHz to 999 MHz. The transceiver can receive two frequencies simultaneously, which may be different or even in the same band. In addition, the FTM-400D offers the possibility to use the transceiver as a cross-band repeater. 

The transmitter operates on the 2m and 70cm with an output power of max. 50W, which can be reduced to 20W or 5W.

Check out this video on the latest firmware release:

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Yaesu FTM-400DR
Never been to ML&S before, but was a lovely welcome, thx :) Radio is first rate, I got to replace my small screen on the FT-857 (FT dx 1200 replaces the bands) simple to set up and Yaesu have done a great job at making use of the screen, fusion is just an added bonus. The only real downside for me, is the mic lead could of been longer... but that's just trivial. Great radio for 2m and 70cm
Yaesu FTM-400de
Bought this radio to replace my FT7900 and the difference is amazing., the signals that i can hear are loud and clear. and the functions this radio can do is amazing The guys from M&L where great in answering any questions i had..
I have had the unit now for about 4 weeks so about time I gave my opinions on the set. Very pleasing to look at and the screen is very clear, brilliant without being too overpowering, and touch sensitivity is about right. Very easy to operate in FM mode and changing from Band A to Band B is very easy to accomplish with just a touch. The latest firmware seems no different to the original version (I have one in the car already) especially when programming the status text - still fiddly. On APRS the set seems to be stuck with Proportional Beaconing always on no matter how many times I turn it off. There are also other minor glitches with the beacon transmission interval. As previous reviewer stated the mounting bracket is worse than useless, I adapted a Garmin Sat Nav windscreen mounting bracket for the control head. There seems to be a lack of programming software for the iMac so everything must be inputed via the control head which makes it a slow and laborious task. If you wish to have an excellent VHF / UHF dual band radio then the FTM-400 is a good option, however I would go for the Kenwood TM-710 for APRS. The rating would be 5 if only using the FM or digital aspects but the APRS experience and the fiddly programming with this set lets it down so only a 2
easy setup, poor design mount
Thought I would get a radio for the car as I have a Kenwood 710E at home. The colour display is very vivid and seems to be good at most angles. The FTM 400 compliments the cars glass cockpit of colour displays. APRS programmed much easier than my Kenwood. My only gripe is the poor design of the bracket to mount in either the car or as a base unit. The base cannot be angled easily and has a screw at the back to attach it to the plate, so not easy to attach and detach so as to not leave it on show. I see that there is an optional suction holder that may be better for car use. On screen touch screen programming so far seems ok, not as responsive as a modern tablet screen. Lack of memory programming software is also not good. So initially pleased and easy to get up and running. Looking forward to putting it through its paces once fully installed in my car. Phil Thain G7MOB
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