VX-8DR Quad Band HT For Sale $225
K7ICY/ Ken Tolliver
A VX-8DR Quad Band HT, only used on Sunday Nets by a Little Old Lady.
No, this comes from a Silent Key. I'm selling it for his wife.
List of Equipment
Yaesu VX-8DR Quad Band HT
Standard Yaesu Charger
Magmount External Antenna
Nifty Book for VX-8DR
Old General Class prep Manual(Expired 2015)
Yaesu VX-8DR Operating Manual
(Note that these are currently $349.95 New at HRO)
If it doesn't sell today to one of you, it will be headed to the Ham Swaptoberfest in Rickreall tomorrow with a $250 price tag.
Contact me if you are interested.
Portland Region LDS ECS
and Tualatin CERT Member
Info on the VX-8
The Yaesu VX-8R HT provides a full 5 watts FM on 50/144/430 MHz plus 1.5 watts on 222 MHz. It will also transmit about 1 watt AM on 6 meters. This radio supports APRS 1200/9600 bps data communication (B band only). The VX-8R is submersible and meets IPX57 specifications (3 feet for minimum of 30 minutes). A powerful 7.4 V 1100 mAh Lithium Ion battery is included. This HT is small, intuitive to operate only 2.36 x 3.74 x 0.92 inches (thinner than VX-7R). It supports simultaneous independent 2-signal dual receive function with both V + V or U + U. It has weather band receive with Weather Alert. A barometric sensor is included. You can even operate Amateur radio while receiving FM broadcasts! The receive coverage is wider than VX-7R, with an independent AM/FM broadcast receiver circuit (with stereo output to the earphone jack). The dot matrix LCD display provides memory tag up to a maximum of 16 characters. You even get a high-resolution spectrum analyzer with ±60 channels indication with wave monitoring of received/modulated signal! And DCS and CTCSS encode and decode is standard.
The Yaesu VX-8DR is
an APRS® enhanced version of the popular VX-8R. Key additional features of the VX-8DR include: