Yaesu (Tokyo, Japan) is one of the best known manufacturers of amateur radio equipment. Founded in 1956, Yaesu has become one of the most renowned providers of marine radio (Standard Horizon brand), aeronautical radio (Vertex Standard brand), commercial services and amateur radio (Yaesu Musen brand) through acquisitions and collaborations with other companies such as Motorola. The products are characterized by a rich feature-set and are very popular among amateur radio contesters. With high-end transceivers such as the FT-ONE, FT-101 and FT-DX101, Yaesu has repeatedly proven its outstanding importance for the amateur radio market. WiMo is a direct importer of Yaesu products.