Yaesu FT-891 Review


ft891smlThe Yaesu FT-891 HF/50 MHz is an all mode analog mobile transceiver.
It’s difficult to resist. Super compact, beautiful simplistic design and full of features. Some hams do not hesitate to consider this radio as the best of its kind. Could the Yaesu FT-891 be the natural successor of the Yaesu FT-857D?
The main specs:
The front panel highly visible Full-Dots matrix LCD display with a Quick Spectrum Scope is detachable
Ultra Compact (6.1’’ x 2.0’’ x 8.6’’) rugged case. active Antenna Tuning System for optional ATAS-120A and ATAS-25 antennas
Large Diameter (1.6”) Main Tuning Dial with Torque adjustment and all other front panel keys are placed in logical locations for simple and quick access to frequently needed controls
99 Memories and Band-limiting Memories; Alpha-Numeric Labeling of Memories, and important Automatic Power-Off (APO) and Time-Out Time(TOT) functions.
USB port for PC connection with a single cable (CAT control, audio interface, PTT/RTTY control; TUN/LIN connector for optional FC-50 or VL-1000 RF amplifier

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