Yaesu VX-8R Tri Band Transmit 6M 2M and 70cms with 5W FM transmit power and 1W AM power
The Yaesu VX-8R provides a full 5 watts on 50/144/430 MHz. It supports Bluetooth® hands-free operation with the optional BU-1 and BH-1 or BH-2 accessories. There is also an optional GPS unit and antenna with loads of features. This radio supports APRS 1200/9600 bps data communication.
The VX8R is submersible, (3 feet for minimum of 30 minutes). A powerful 7.4 V 1100 mAh Lithium Ion battery is included. This transceiver is small, only 2.36 x 3.74 x 0.92 inches (thinner than VX-7R). It supports simultaneous independent 2-signal dual receive function with both V + V or U + U. A barometric sensor is included. You can even operate Amateur radio while receiving FM broadcasts!
The receive coverage is wider than VX-7R, with an independent AM/FM broadcast receiver circuit. The dot matrix LCD display provides Memory tag up to a maximum of 16 characters. You even get a high-resolution Spectrum Analyzer with ±60 channels indication with wave monitoring of received/modulated signal! And DCS and CTCSS encode and decode is standard.
The VX-8R comes with the SMA antenna, FNB-101LI Lithium Ion battery pack, belt clip and NC-86B battery charger. (The NC-86B should only be used for receive, because it is not capable of supplying sufficient current to support transmit).
- Optional Bluetooth
- Optional GPS
- APRS 1200/9600 bps (B band only)
- CTCSS/DCS Encode & Decode
- Weather Receiving with Weather Alert
- Wideband Receive
- Dual Receive
- Submersible IPX57
- Dot Matrix LCD
- Hi-Resolution Spectrum Analyzer