FT-817 The Ultimate Backpacker!
The world?s first self-contained, battery-powered, Multi-mode Portable
Transceiver covering the HF, VHF, and UHF bands!
For more than four decades, Yaesu has been a world leader in the design and
manufacture of high-performance multi-mode base station and mobile transceivers,
as well as FM handhelds.Yaesu broke new ground with the introduction of the
FT-817: the world?s first HF/VHF/UHF self-contained battery-powered Multi-mode
Portable Transceiver. Providing up to five watts of power output, the FT-817 is
designed for operation on the 160-10 meter HF bands, plus the 6 meter, 2 meter,
and 70 cm bands. Whether your preferred operating mode is SSB, CW, AM, FM,
Packet, or SSB-based Digital modes like PSK31, the FT-817 is ready to join you
on your next hiking, camping, or search-and-rescue adventure!
Now the 817 legacy is even better with the introduction of the FT-817ND,
which includes coverage of the U.S. 60-meter (5 MHz) band, and it also
includes a 1400 mAh NiMH Battery pack (FNB-85) and NC-72B