What is the difference between FT-817 and FT 817nd?

The upgraded FT-817(N)D was launched in 2004. The difference between the two models is the addition of 60 meter band coverage in 5 fixed channels (USA model only), other display lighting options, modifications in the RF stage, the included FNB-85 battery-pack and NC-72B charger. The FT-817 is a QRP transceiver.

Who is producing FT-817?

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.

What is the Yaesu FT-817?

The Yaesu FT-817 is a fully self-contained, battery-powered, low power amateur MF/HF/VHF/UHF transceiver for portable/camping/mountain top use. Providing coverage of of the 160-10 meter amateur bands plus the 6 meter, 2 meter and 70 cm bands, the FT-817 includes operation on the SSB, CW, AM, FM and digital modes.

What kind of power does a FT-817 have?

Providing coverage of of the 160-10 meter amateur bands plus the 6 meter, 2 meter and 70 cm bands, the FT-817 includes operation on the SSB, CW, AM, FM and digital modes. This radio is designed for use either from an external DC source or internal batteries and provides up to 5 watts of power output when on external DC power.

What is The FT-817 band data format?

A complete set of frequencies may be stored for each LEO satellite you wish to utilize, and once configured, the FT-817 provides a flexible and easy-to-use earth station capability for these popular satellites. 80 FT-817 Operating Manual A PPENDIX BAND DATA FORMAT The FT-817 BAND DATA Format (available on the ACC jack) is presented below.

How do I replace the battery in my FT-817?

Turn the transceiver’s power off by pressing and holding in the switch for 1/2 second, then remove the FBA-28 Battery Case or FNB-72 Ni-Cd Battery Pack from the transceiver. Additionally, disconnect the DC cable from the INPUT: 13.8V jack on the rear panel of the transceiver, when operating the FT-817 with a DC power supply. 2.