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Yaesu FT-818ND

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Not in stock, back on: 11. Aug. 2020

This product takes part in the Yaesu cashback programme 'HF Special 2020', valid from July 1. until September 30., 2020.

After almost 20 years there is an update to the FT-817: the FT-818ND. The successor uses the same compact housing with built-in battery and offers a perfect portable station. The technical specifications are basically the same as for the FT-817ND, but of course there are also some new features to report:

  • larger NiMH battery, now 1900 mAh (before it was 1400 mAh)
  • Higher TX power of 6W
  • TXCO-9 already installed
  • 60m Band (5 MHz) activated

Thus, the FT-818 retains the benefits that have made its predecessor one of the most popular amateur radio transceivers - compact design, versatile applications, all bands including VHF, all operating modes.

Small handy allmode QRP transceiver, all bands from 160m to 70cm, maximum 6 Watt output power, built-in battery compartment, 2 switchable antenna connectors, 9k6 packet connector. The device is characterized by simple menu navigation, switchable antenna connections and 4 switchable power levels. While portable the device can be operated with rechargeable or alkaline batteries, the scope of delivery includes a rechargeable battery with 9.6V/1900mAh. Of course, the FT-818 also has a built-in telegraphy keyer.

Over the years, Yaesu has changed and improved the transceiver in several steps. The first FT-817 has been manufactured since 2000, since 2004 the model FT-817ND has been introduced. The innovations were among other things a battery with 1400 mAh and a charger. Since 2018 the FT-818 has replaced the popular compact transceiver. The changes included a larger battery, a slightly increased transmission power and the already installed TCXO.


  • 4 power levels 6/2.5/1/0.5 Watt
  • CW/SSB-Filter optional
  • Connector for PSK31 / 9k6-Packet
  • Built-in TCXO-9
  • 60m Band ready
  • Continous receive range on shortwave from 100 kHz on, incl. WFM rx
  • Selectable display color blue/amber
  • Scope monitor
  • Voltage monitor
  • 200 memories
  • Dual Watch Function
  • CAT interface

  • FT-818
  • MH-31A8J handheld microphone
  • PA-48C Wall charger
  • SBR-32MH NiMH battery 9.6V, 1900 mAh
  • FBA-28 Battery case for 8xAA Batteries
  • EDC-6 12V DC cable
  • YHA-63 BNC antenna (3 parts)
  • Carrying Strap
  • Printed User Manual (german) 
  • Various small items (ferrite, rubber feet etc)


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Technical Data
Supported Bands 70cm, 2m, 10m, 12m, 15m, 17m, 20m, 30m, 40m, 60m, 80m, 160m