Yaesu is pleased to announce the addition of the new FT-65R.
The FT-65R is very compact and light, yet ruggedly constructed Dual Band FM Handheld Transceiver. Three selectable output power settings - 5W/ 2.5W and 0.5W - allowing each user to choose the power they want for their operating needs.
The Big Front Speaker provides a full 1 Watt of powerful very crisp and clear audio output in keeping with YAESU uncompromising pursuit of audio quality.
The supplied 1950 mAh Li-ion battery pack is capable of over nine (9) hours operation while an optional higher capacity 2500 mAh Li-ion battery pack provides over 11.5 hours of expanded operating time for those needing even more operating time between recharges. A 2.5-hour Rapid Charger is included as a supplied accessory that fulfills the needs of most operators who want to have their transceivers ready for use at all times.
Yaesu's newly designed large white LED displays are vibrant and highly visible. Four (4) Quick Recall Keys (QRK) are individually user-programmable to store and recall favorite frequency settings and to be used as short-cut keys to Set Mode menu items. VOX operation is available with the attractively priced optional Earpiece Microphone - SSM-512B.
Other useful included standard features are: versatile scanning capabilities such as Programmable VFO Scan,
Memory Scan, Priority Channel Scan, and Weather Alert Scan, WX Channels with “Severe Weather” Alert, PC Programming, Transceiver-to-Transceiver Cloning, FM Broadcast Receiver, Automatic Range Transponder System (ARTS), CTCSS/ DCS Operation, Busy Channel Lockout (BLCO), Automatic Power Off feature, and Transmitter Time Out Timer (TOT).
All the features of the new FT-65R meet commercial grade specifications and certain to provide the high performance demanded by Amateur Radio operators around the world.
Antenna connector is "Reverse SMA"