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Type MF/HF/VHF/UHF all mode transceiver
Manufacturer Yaesu
Produced 2001-present
Voltage 13.8V DC
Battery Voltage 9.6V Ni-Cad
Battery Capacity 1000mAh

The FT-817 is a MF/HF/VHF/UHF 5W all mode transceiver made by Yaesu. It has a NiCad battery pack allowing for portable operation. The latest model is the FT-817ND, which has an improved RF PA stage which is more tolerant of impedance mismatches.


The radio is supplied with the MH-36E8J DTMF hand microphone.


Front panel

  • RF output - BNC connector (selectable on all bands of operation)

Right-hand side

Rear Panel