The Yaesu FT-60 is a dual band handheld transceiver. It is a popular choice for new amateur radio operators as it is relatively inexpensive, costing about US$200, and as low as US$145 among some Yaesu dealers on the Web. It operates on the most common line-of-sight amateur radio bands, 2 meters and 70 centimeters.
- Automatic repeater input shift
- CTCSS and DCS squelch support
- A.R.T.S. automatic range transponder system
- 1000 memories with alpha-tags.
- WIRES - II Key
|Bands||VHF: 2-meter band
UHF: 70-centimeter band
|Rx||AM/FM: 108-520 / 700-999 MHz (cellular blocked in the US)|
|Tx||FM:144-148 MHz, 144-146(Europe); Pwr:0.5W, 2.0W, 5.0W
FM:430-450 MHz, 430-440(Europe); Pwr:0.5W, 2.0W, 5.0W
|Power||7.2 VDC (internal battery), 6-9 VDC (AA battery pack), 6-16 VDC (external)|
|Dimensions (HxWxD)||109 x 58 x 30 mm|
|Weight||370 g (including battery)|
2 meter and 70 centimeter handheld transceiver with wide coverage receiver. Capable of 5 watts with emergency AA battery pack or the included FNB-83 Ni-MH rechargeable battery.
- FT-60 at Yaesu.com