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VX-3E 2M and 70cms Dual Band FM Transceiver

The new ultra-compact VX-3R 2m/70cm FM HT Transceiver is loaded with convenience features. In additon to top quality performance on the 2m and 70cm, you will also be able to enjoy stereo FM and improved AM broadcast band reception with our new Internal Bar Antenna.

And "When All Else Fails" and local power service is not available to power your charger, you can now operate using "AA" batteries with our optional battery case.

Ultra-compact and Light Weight
1.9" X 3.2" X .9"
4.6 ounces
Rugged Construction
Tough where it counts - Aluminum Die-Cast Chassis
Plenty of Power Output in a Compact Package
1.5 W (@ 4.5 V AA x 3 or 3.7 V FNB-82LI 144 MHz)
3 W (@ 6 V or EXT DC 144 MHz)
1 W (@4.5 V AA x 3 or 3.7 V FNB-82LI 430 MHz)
2 W (@ 6 V or EXT DC 430 MHz)

Low 0.1 W (@ 4.5 V AA x 3 or 3.7 V FNB-82LI)
Low 0.3 W (@ 6 V or EXT DC)
Supplied with Tiny Super-thin, Lithium-ion High-Capacity Battery and Charger
Long life in a quality battery for extended usage
Operate with AA Batteries with Optional Battery Case
Requires Optional FBA-37 Battery Case. When traditional local power service is not available to power your battery charger, this feature insures continued operation using readily available "AA" batteries.
Internal Bar Antenna for AM Broadcast Band Reception
Improved AM Broadcast Band reception for your entertainment
Designated Earphone Jack for FM Stereo Broadcast Listening
Makes the VX-3R a useful receiver far beyond it's Amateur Radio applications
Listen to AM or FM Broadcast while Monitoring an Amateur Frequency
Sub RX feature allows you to listen to your favorite AM or FM Stereo Broadcast station while monitoring an Amateur Radio frequency...AT THE SAME TIME!
Wide-band Receiver Coverage
Extremely wide receiver coverage - see "Specifications"
Special Memory Banks - WX, VHF Marine, Shortwave Broadcast
The VX-3R has special memory bands programmed with WX broadcast, VHF Marine, and world-wide short-wave broadcast stations
Huge 1000-channel Memory Capacity
Plenty of memory space for ALL of your favorite frequencies
New Mechanical Dial Lock Function
No more "bumps" off your desired channel - lock it and keep it.
Equipped for Worldwide Internet Linking
Talk Around the World using Yaesu WIRES II Internet Linking!

Go to the Yaesu website front page, www.yaesu.com , click on "Products", and then click on "WIRES" for more information on this exciting communications opportunity
CW Learning and Training Feature
CW (Morse Code) licensing requirements have been removed by the FCC. However, all of those HF, VHF, and UHF Morse code designated frequencies are still there with loads of weak signal DX just waiting for you. Consider learning the Morse code - we will help you experience the excitment of working the World on CW with our VX-3R CW Learning and Training feature
Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice, and are guaranteed within the 144 and 430MHz Amateur Bands only. Frequency ranges will vary according to transceiver version; check with your dealer.

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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  • FNB-82Li  3.7V 1000mAh Rechargable Lithium Ion Battery Pack
  • NC-85U UK Charger
  • YHA-66 Aerial
  • Operating Manual
  • Warranty Card
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