The Yaesu FT-8800R dual bander operates on 2 meters and 70 centimeters. High power output is featured with 50 watts on 2 meters and 35 watts on 430 MHz. It is like having two radios in one with dedicated Volume and Squelch controls on each side. Built in features include: duplexer and CTCSS/DCS Encode/Decode. Over 1000 memories are available. It is WiRES compatible.
The FT-8800R features Yaesu’s ARTS™ Auto-Range Transponder System, important in search-and-rescue applications. ARTS provides a “hand-shake” with other ARTS equipped transceivers and displays out-of-range or in-range. A six character CW ID is also provided for your station every ten minutes during ARTS operation. The FT-8800R comes with a mobile mounting bracket, DC cord and MH-48A6J Up-Down, illuminated DTMF microphone which plugs into the mic jack on the right side of the remotable head.