Yaesu VX-8DR Quad-Band Submersible VHF/UHF Amateur Radio Transceiver

Ultra-Rugged Polycarbonate resin front panel with aluminum die-cast chassis. Submersible It is waterproof 3Ft (1m) for 30 minutes. Enjoy up to 5 hours operation on 144/440MHz, or up to 5.5 hours on 50MHz with the supplied FNB-101LI battery. The optional FNB-102LI high capacity battery will provide up to 8.5 hours operation on 144MHz, 9 hours on 50MHz, and 8 hours on 440MHz.
1.3″W x 0.8″H, the large LCD display provides clear, easy-to-read indication of both Main and Sub-band frequencies, operating mode, and S-meters for both bands.
The optional GPS Antenna Unit FGPS-2. You may display your exact current position (latitude / Longitude), heading direction, moving speed, altitude etc. Hands-Free Operation using the optional Bluetooth headset

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VX-8DR – A Devoted APRS Users Version of the VX-8R Series The VX-8DR APRS®/GPS/Bluetooth® Hand held Transceiver is an additional version of the VX-8R that incorporates now not best its solid features and specifications but in addition new expanded APRS® capabilities to satisfy the wishes of even probably the most active APRS® user. The VX-8DR has the similar appearance as the VX-8R and uses the exact same accessories. Key Additonal APRS® Features of the VX-8DR in comparison to our VX-8R include: • Smart Beaconing TM Serve as: When the usage of APRS® for position tracking, the beacon timing is mechanically adjusted in your traveling speed and location to devise a smoother trace to check your position and movement on a map. • The collection of Station List memories has increased from 40 to 50. • The collection of APRS Message memories has increased from 20 to 30. • DIGI-PATH route indication Serve as: The APRS® Packet data includes Digipeater routing info. • Heads up compass display to the GPS Screen: Your traveling direction is all the time toward the highest of the display. • The Message received LED flashing rate is selectable. • The collection of DIGI-PATH route settings is increased from 1 to 7.
Ultra-Rugged Polycarbonate resin front panel with aluminum die-cast chassis. Submersible It’s water-proof 3Ft (1m) for 30 minutes. Experience as much as 5 hours operation on 144/440MHz, or as much as 5.5 hours on 50MHz with the supplied FNB-101LI battery. The optional FNB-102LI high capacity battery will provide as much as 8.5 hours operation on 144MHz, 9 hours on 50MHz, and 8 hours on 440MHz.
1.3″W x 0.8″H, the huge LCD display provides clear, easy-to-read indication of both Main and Sub-band frequencies, operating mode, and S-meters for both bands.
The optional GPS Antenna Unit FGPS-2. You can also display your exact current position (latitude / Longitude), heading direction, moving speed, altitude and the like. Hands-Free Operation the usage of the optional Bluetooth headset
Covers from 500kHz to 999.990MHz, continuous reception for Short-wave, FM/AM broadcasts, analog TV stations, audio aircraft, public service channels, and the like. (Cellular band blocked)
Built-in Barometric Pressure and Temperature Sensor. The radio can monitor and display the temperature, pressure, altitude or any combination of those- Emergency Strobe/Beep and Busy strobe LED functions *** Note: Note: The VX-8DR is a true Quad-Band Radio but Yaesu advertises the unit as a Triple-Band result in you’ll be able to best transmit 0.5 Watt on 220 MHz. Transmit Power: 50MHz = 1 Watt, 144 MHz = 5 Watts, 220MHz = 0.5 Watt, 440 MHz = 5 Watts ***

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