DR-1XE - Yaesu VHF/UHF C4FM Digital/FM Repeater

DR-1XE - Yaesu VHF/UHF C4FM Digital/FM Repeater
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No longer available. Please see the new DR-2XE





The YAESU DR-1 is a digital/conventional FM dual mode repeater that covers the VHF and UHF amateur radio bands. It was developed for use with System Fusion. Replacing your conventional FM repeater with the DR-1 will provide continued use of conventional FM communication while integrating the use of digital communication functions through its unique AMS capability.


System Fusion Key Features:
- AMS (Automatic Mode Select) function automatically recognizes the signal as C4FM digital or conventional FM
- Better BER (Bit Error Rate) characteristics of C4FM provides Superior Audio Quality and Crisp Clear Voice
- Better BER (Bit Error Rate) characteristics of C4FM provides better reception while moving and challenging weak signal
- Full 12.5 kHz bandwidth system provides high-speed data communication
- Snapshot Function allows you to enjoy image data with time and GPS information
- Digital Group Monitor (GM) Function
- Smart Navigation Function

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Easy Migration
The repeater controller, receiver and transmitter are all packaged into a 19” standard cabinet rack mount panel unit for simple replacement of an existing repeater. Existing peripheral devices such as the duplexer and amplifier, etc., can continue to be used as-is.

Please see the DR-1 Brochure and Manual for installation examples of Repeater Set-Up replacing existing Analog FM Repeater
DR-1 Features
·Modulation Modes: Conventional FM, 12.5 kHz C4FM Digital (V/D Mode, VFR Mode, DFR Mode) *
·AMS (Automatic Mode Select) function automatically recognizes the signal as C4FM digital or conventional FM, and then the DR-1 repeater retransmits the signal using the preset communications mode.
·3.5-inch Full Color Touch Panel Operation
·Extremely reliable, high RF Output Power: 50W/20W/10W
·Emergency Operation: Supports auto-switched backup battery power operation.
·Front panel microphone connector is provided for use in repeater transmitter testing, and enables use as a base station.
·Built-in large-size monitor speaker with front panel volume control

*System Fusion is not compatible with the D-STAR GMSK digital format.
User Friendly Set-Up
The large front panel, color touch-screen permits convenient configuration of the transmitter and receiver frequencies, transmit power output and AMS functions. When the settings are complete the display can be switched off to prevent accidental operation. Simply turn the display switch ON and use the touch panel screen to confirm or change settings. The transmit and receive frequencies, CTCSS tones, squelch, AMS, and other functions are configured by the touch panel screen
Touch Panel Operation
Enjoy the ease of using the DR-1 3.5-inch Full Color Touch Panel Operation:
• Setup screen
• Frequency setting screen
• CTCSS setting screen
Other Feature
·19" Rack Mount Available
·High Stability ±2.5ppm TCXO included
·DSQ (Digital Squelch Code) Signaling Feature
·CTCSS and DCS Signaling Feature
·ID Announcement Feature
·Remote Controller Interface
·Base Station Operation
·Time Out Timer
·Firmware Updates
·DC Cable for backup battery
·PC Connection Cable SCU-20
·Rubber Feet (4)
DC Power Cord with Fuse

Frequency range 144 to 146 MHz, 430 to 440 MHz
Channel steps 5/6.25 kHz
Emission type F1D, F2D, F3E, F7W
Frequency stability ±2.5 ppm (-4°F to +140°F (-20°C to +60°C))
Antenna impedance 50 ohms
DC 11.7 to 15.8 V, negative ground
AC operation is not available outside the USA.
Current consumption:
1.5 A (Receive)
13 A (50 W TX, 144 MHz band)
14 A (50 W TX, 430 MHz band)
Operating temperature -4°F to +140°F (-20°C to +60°C)
Dimensions: 19"(W) × 3.5"(H) × 15"(D)
Weight : 22.05 lbs (10 kg) approximately

RF power output 50/20/5 W
Modulation type F1D, F2D, F3E Variable Reactance Modulation
Spurious emission At least 60 dB below

Circuit type Double conversion super-heterodyne
Intermediate frequencies 1st: 47.25 MHz, 2nd: 450 kHz
Receiver sensitivity
0.3 .V (Digital 2 m/70 cm) BER 1%
0.2 .V (FM 2 m/70 cm) 12dB SINARD
Adjacent Channel Selectivity Better than 65 dB TYP (20 kHz offset)
Selectivity FM 12 kHz/35 kHz (-6 dB/-60 dB)
Intermodulation Better than 65 dB TYP (20 /40 kHz offset)
Audio output 4 W (4ohm., THD 10%, 13.8 V; internal speaker)
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Fusion Repeater on the air!
Very pleased with this repeater. The Folkestone Repeater Group have been using one for a couple of weeks in Fusion mode. The sensitivity and through audio is very good. The users are growing weekly, and we are all enjoying testing the system.
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