5 Watts Power Output
The FT-250R puts out a maximum of 5 Watts of clean power, with selectable power-saving choices of 2 Watts and ½ Watt also being available with the touch of a front panel key.
Long-life Battery and Desktop Charger
The FT-250R comes complete with a 1400 mAh battery and a desirable desktop charger
The FT-250R provides 700mW of Loud Audio and is the perfect choice for noisy environments.
Power Saving Circuit Design
The FT-250R includes Yaesu's exclusive power saving circuit design that provides for longer operating time that most other handhelds with comparable batteries.
Direct Keypad Frequency Entry
The FT-250R includes a 16-key keypad, providing both direct frequency entry and fingertip DTMF control on transmission. And a 9-memory DTMF autodialer allows simple access to autopatches or Internet Linking nodes such as the Yaesu WIRES-II system.
The versatile memory system of the FT-250R includes a total of 209 channels that can store frequency, CTCSS/DCS information, repeater shift, and a 7-character alpha-numeric label to aid in channel recognition.
Wide/Narrow Deviation Selection
For operation in narrow-band channel situation, the FT-250R includes both Wide and Narrow deviation selection capability, to ensure compatibility with local operating requirements.
The FT-250R is tested to meet the exacting requirements of MIL STD 810C/D for shock and vibration. Among the most rugged Amateur hand-helds ever created, the VX-150 is ready for action in the most challenging operating environments!
- Water resistant case construction
- Automatic Repeater Shift
- Memory-Only operating
- Scanning Mode: VFO / Memory / PMS / Dual Watch
- Nine DTMF Auto-dialer memories
- Two Front Panel programmable keys
- RF Squelch
- Battery Voltage Display
- TX Deviation Level (5 kHz or 2.5 kHz)
- Transmit Time-out Timer and Automatic Power-Off
- Busy Channel Lock-out
- ARTS (Auto-range Transponding System) that "beeps" the user when you move out of communications range.