Yaesu FT-891 0.3-56Mhz Amateur Radio

News is a fickle thing. Sometimes a lot comes and sometimes a little. I’ve been sent an email from Japan with limited information about a new radio with 0.3-56Mhz receive and with that transmit enabled in the amateur bands although I expect MARS/CAP to be possible a little further along the line shall we say. So below is the information I’ve got just now.

And finally the last information, and thank you Toshi for sharing with me:


The Yaesu FT-891 is an amateur HF transceiver covering the 160 to 6 meter bands with 100 watts. It features a general coverage receiver tuning 30 kHz to 56 MHz. Modes include AM, USB, LSB and CW. Features include: attenuator, noise blanker, keyer, compact size, backlit LCD and backlit keys.

The FT-891 comes with: hand mic, mic clip and DC power cord. It requires 13.8 VDC at 23 Amps.

The radio is FCC Approved 5/4/2016

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  1. Not sure if they have made a mistake in leaving out 2m/70cm. The appeal of these shack in a box radios was, they were the only way to get 2m SSB without a boat anchor. The 706MIIG and FT-857D both had it and it made them popular. Plus the FT-891 doesn’t have FM, or not as standard.


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