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FT-270E Submersible FM Handheld 2-metre Transceiver
The FT-270E is a compact, high-performance FM hand-held providing up to five Watts of RF power, along with big audio output (800 mW) and unmatched protection against the elements!

Protected against water ingress to IPX7 specifications (submersion for up to 30 minutes at a depth of 1m), the FT-270E features long operating time, thanks to the supplied 1400 mAh NiMH Battery Pack.

The 16-key FT-270E includes direct keyboard frequency entry and direct DTMF input, along with quick one-touch access to YAESU’s exciting and fun WiRES-II™ VoIP Internet Linking system!
5 Watts Output
The FT-270E provides 5 Watts of solid power
Large Backlit LCD Display
Want a handheld with a display you can actually see?! The FT-270E is the handheld for you.
The FT-270E conforms to IPX7 specifications for submersibility (submersion for up to 30 minutes at a depth of one meter).
Outstanding Receiver Audio
The FT-270E's hefty 800 mW of audio provides plenty of volume when operating in a noisy environment.
1400 mAh Battery Pack Yields Long Operating Time
The FT-270E is supplied with a long-life 1400 mAh Ni-MH Battery Pack, for extended operating time during search-and-rescue or public service event operations.
Power Saving Circuit Design
The FT-270E design includes Yaesu's exclusive power saving circuit design to ensure longer operating time that most other handhelds with comparable batteries.
Expanded Receiver Coverage
The receiver's frequency range is 136-174 MHz, covering many public service, marine, and government channels.
User Password
To prevent an unauthorized person from using your FT-270E, you may engage a security password that must be keyed in prior to operation, if you like.
200 Memory Channels
The 200 memories may be partitioned into as many as 10 memory groups. Alpha-numeric labeling is available on all memories.
Keyboard Frequency Entry
Operating frequencies may be entered directly from the front panel keypad, which may also be used for quick recall of memory channels by number.
EAI (Emergency Automatic ID) Feature
Ideal for search-and-rescue work, the EAI feature can be commanded on so as to identify your FT-270E, and engage your PTT and microphone, remotely in an emergency situation. So if you don't check in during a search, help can be dispatched, with the automatic TX function allowing others to perform direction finding.
Split Tone Capability
Besides the usual CTCSS and DCS Encode/Decode features you've come to know and love on a Yaesu transceiver, the FT-270E includes a "Split Tone" capability that allows you to Encode a CTCSS tone, and Decode DCS, or vice-versa. You can also Encode (without decoding) either CTCSS or DCS.
Other Features:
    - Enhanced Paging and Code Squelch
    - Automatic Repeater Shift
    - Memory-Only operating
    - Scanning Mode: VFO / Memory / PMS / Dual Watch
    - Nine DTMF Auto-dialer memories
    - Two Front Panel programmable keys
    - Keypad/Dial Lockout capability
    - RF Squelch
    - Battery Voltage Display
    - TX Deviation Level (5 kHz or 2.5 kHz)
    - Transmit Time-out Timer and Automatic Power-Off
    - Busy Channel Lock-out
    - ARTS (Auto-range Transponding System) that "beeps" the user when you move out of communications range
Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice, and are guaranteed within the 144MHz Amateur Band only. Frequency ranges and functions will vary according to transceiver version; check with your dealer.

Specifications FT-270E
Frequency Ranges RX
  137 - 174MHz
  144 - 146MHz
Channel Steps 5/10/12.5/15/20/25/50/100kHz
Frequency Stability ±5ppm @ -1ºC to +60ºC
Repeater Shift ±600kHz
Emission Type F2D, F3E
Antenna Impedance 50Ω
Rating Battery Operation: 7.2VDC, 1.5A
  Battery Charging: 12VDC, 1.5A (EXT DC Jack: PA-44)
Supply Voltage Battery Operation: 7.2VDC, (FNB-83)
  Battery Charging: 12VDC (EXT DC Jack: PA44
Current Consumption 165mA (Receive, 200mW Output)
(approx @ 7.2V) 45mA (Standby, Saver Off)
  20.5mA (Standby, Saver On)
  8mA (Auto Power Off)
  1.5A (5W Tx, 7.2VDC)
Operating Temperature -20ºC to +60ºC
Case Size (W x H x D, mm) 60 x 120 x 32, w/o knob, antenna & belt clip
Weight (approx, g) 390, with FNB-83, antenna & belt clip
RF Power Output 5.0W (High)/2.0W (Middle)/0.5W (Low)    (@ 7.2V)
Modulation Type Variable Reactance (F2D, F3E)
Maximum Deviation ±5.0kHz (F2D, F3E)
Spurious Emission At least 60dB below
Microphone Impedance 2kΩ
Circuit Type Double-Conversion Superheterodyne
Intermediate Frequencies (IF) 1st: 21.7 MHz
  2nd: 450kHz
Sensitivity 0.2µV for 12dB SINAD (137 - 140MHz)
  0.16µV for 12dB SINAD (140 - 150MHz)
  0.2µV TYP for 12dB SINAD (150 - 174MHz)
Selectivity 12kHz/35kHz (-6dB/-60dB)
AF Output (@ 7.2V) 800mW @ 16Ω for 10% THD (Internal Speaker)
  450mW @ 8Ω for 10% THD (EXP SP Jack)
  • FT-270E Transceiver
  • FNB-83 7.2V/1400mAh Ni-Mh Battery Pack
  • PA-44 AC Adapter
  • YHA-68 Antenna
  • Quick Draw Belt Clip
  • Operating Manual
  • Warranty Card
Click to download FT-270 OM (FT-270R_USA_OM_ENG_EH022N111[1].pdf 4.2 Mb)
 Operating Manual for the FT-270
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