The Yaesu FT-70DR dual-band 2 meter/440 MHz HT boasts 5 watts output on both bands. It has a large speaker that delivers 700mW of clear audio. It operates in regular FM mode and C4FM FUSION has better BER (Bit Error Rate) characteristics than other digital modulations, the user can expect exceptional audio quality. It includes our unique Automatic Mode Select (AMS) function. AMS detects the operating mode of the received signal as C4FM digital or analog FM, and then automatically and instantly switches the receiver to the appropriate mode. Users do not need to manually change between modes. The multi-colored LED Mode-Indicator displayed on the front allows the operator to easily see what mode the FT-70DR is in at any given moment. LED Mode-Indicator clearly and visibly shows the transmit/receive mode by changing its color so that the operating mode of the transceiver is easily recognized at a glance. One of the other distinguishing features of the FT-70DR is Digital Group Monitor (GM) with DG-ID and DP-ID. DGID (Digital Group Identification) and DP-ID (Digital Personal Identification) are useful features now included in the FT-70DR, to simplify the GM operation. Simply put, the transceivers selecting the same DG-ID or DP-ID can communicate with each other. Between 00 and 99 DG-ID and DP-ID are selectable which provides loads of flexibility so that users can enjoy group communication with friends in GM mode in accordance to their individual operational needs. Other features include: IP54 Rating (Dust/Water Protection) construction, wide band receive coverage of 108 – 579.995MHz, Versatile Scanning Capabilities such as Programmable VFO Scan, Memory Scan, and Priority Channel Scan, External DC Jack for DC Supply Operation and to Charge the Battery, Mini USB port for convenient programming and software updates, CTCSS/DCS Operation, Automatic Power Off (APO) feature, RF Squelch, Transmitter Time Out Timer (TOT) and Busy Channel Lock-Out (BCLO).
The FT-70DR comes with: Antenna, SBR-24LI 7.4V 1800 mAh Li-Ion Battery, SAD-18B Battery Charger, Belt Clip, USB programming Cable, Warranty Card and Operating Manual. Three year limited manufacturer’s warranty.
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