FT2DR/DE 144/430 MHz DIGITAL/ANALOG TRANSCEIVER Operating Manual C4FM/FM Before Using the Transceiver Preparation Basic Operation Repeater Operation Using the Memory Scanning Function Digital Group Monitor Function Using the APRS Functions Using the WIRES-X Functions Using the GPS Function Convenient Functions Communicating with a Speciﬁ...
Before Using the Transceiver ........2 Miscellaneous Settings ..........43 Introduction ..............6 Setting Clock Time ..........43 Features of the FT2DR/DE ........6 Muting Audio ............44 Using the Touch Screen ......... 7 Changing the Transmission Power Level..... 46 How to Read This Manual ........
Table of Contents Skipping Frequencies You Do Not Want to Using the Back Track Function ....... 94 Scan (Skip Search Memory) ......72 Description of the BACK TRACK Function Specifying the Frequencies You Do Not Want Screen..............95 to Scan ............73 Convenient Functions ..........
Table of Contents Setting the Code for Your Station .......116 Set Mode: SIGNALING Menu Operations ....138 Activating the New Pager Function .....117 Notification of a Call from a Remote Station Calling a Specific Station ........117 by the Bell ............138 Being Called by the Remote Station Selecting a DCS Code ........
Table of Contents Appendix ............... 163 Setting the Operation of the Key ....148 Optional Parts ............163 Turning on/off the Transceiver at the Specified Time Check the following If you suspect malfunction Timer Function ........... 149 items before requesting a repair....... 164 Password Function ..........
Compatible with microSD memory cards ..............29 m Snapshot function (an optional camera microphone MH-85A11U is required) ..107 * WIRES-X, GM function and APRS instruction manuals are not included in the product package. They are available and may be downloaded from the Yaesu.com website.
Introduction Using the Touch Screen y Caution when Using the Touch Screen Observe the following precautions when using the touch screen. Failing to do so may result in malfunction or damage. m Operate the touch screen with your fingers. Do not operate with any pointed objects including your fingernail or pen.
Introduction Checking the Supplied Items Transceiver Antenna Long life lithium-ion battery pack (SBR-14LI: 7.2V, 2,200 mAh) Belt clip USB cable Battery charger PA-48B/C/F/U* or SAD-14B * “B” suffix is for use with 120 VAC (Type-A plug), “C” suffix is for use with 230-240 VAC (Type-C plug), “F”...
Be sure to read the safety precautions to use this product safely. Yaesu is not liable for failures and other problems caused due to misuse or use of this product by you or a third party. Also, Yaesu is not liable for damages caused through use of this product by you or a third party except in the case where ordered to pay for damages under the laws.
Contact the the included antenna and battery dealer from which you purchased this pack are installed and rubber caps product or Yaesu Amateur Customer are securely attached to the MIC/SP Support. jack, EXTDC IN jack, DATA terminal, and micro SD slot.
Safety Precautions (Be Sure to Read) Keep the terminals of the battery If charging of the battery pack can- pack clean. not be completed within the specified charging time, immediately remove If terminal contacts are dirty or corroded, a fire, leak, overheating, explosion, or the power plug of the battery charger ignition can result.
Safety Precautions (Be Sure to Read) Charge the battery pack within the Before discarding the worn battery temperature range from +5 °C to pack, affix tape or the like to its ter- +35 °C (+41 °F to +95 °F). minals. Charging the battery pack outside this Before using this transceiver in a temperature range can cause leak,...
Safety Precautions (Be Sure to Read) About Waterproofing Feature Conforming to IPX5 When the included antenna and battery pack are installed and the MIC/SP jack, EXT DC IN jack, DATA terminal, and micro SD slot are securely covered with rubber caps, this product is moisture and splash resistant.
Names and Functions of Controls Transceiver ⑪ ⑫ ① ⑬ ⑳ ② ③ ④ ⑤ ㉑ ⑭ ⑥ ㉒ ⑮ ⑦ ⑯ ⑧ ⑰ ㉓ ⑨ ⑱ ⑩ ⑲ ① Antenna terminal (SMA)* ⑪ DIAL Rotate to change the frequency or select a ②...
• When charging the battery pack, connect the • To use the clone function, connect to another battery charger (PA-48 or SAD-14B) to this jack. FT2DR/DE with an optional clone cable (CT- • In the USA/EXP market, connect an external 168).
Names and Functions of Controls ⑬ Displays squelch type ( ⑭ Displays operation mode. see page 109) FM (Analog) mode Lights when the tone encoder : Auto mode (automatic switching function is enabled. among Analog AM, Analog FM, TSQ: Lights when the tone squelch and Digital) *The display of the function is enabled.
Names and Functions of Controls y Dual Band Screen A-band and B-band are displayed in a top-down fashion. • Touching [F MW] displays the function menu screen. • Touching [TX M] enables the communication mode to be fixed on the transmission side. •...
Names and Functions of Controls y BACKTRACK Screen Pressing the key displays the BACKTRACK screen. • The compass setting is displayed to the upper left of the compass icon. “H-UP” indicates the vehicle direction of travel is shown at the top of the compass. “N-UP” is shown when the compass is set to always indicate North at the top.
Names and Functions of Controls Entering Letters The keyboard screen appears for inputting letters, numbers and symbols for your call sign or a memory channel tag. y Number Input Screen • Touch [ABC] to display the alphabet input screen. • Touch [A] to display the alphabet (2 byte character) input screen.
Preparation Attaching the Supplied Accessories Installing the Antenna Align the bottom side of the antenna with the antenna connector on the transceiver. Caution Be sure to hold the thick base of the antenna when installing it Turn the antenna clockwise until it is secured. Cautions y Do not hold or twist the upper part of the antenna when installing or removing it.
Attaching the Supplied Accessories Attaching a Hand Strap If you attach a hand strap to the transceiver, insert its 1 mm diameter string through the strap hole of the transceiver and thread the strap through the loop to secure it to the transceiver.
Preparing the Battery Pack/External Power Supply Installing/Removing the Battery Pack Installing the Battery Pack Insert the bottom tabs of the battery pack in the slots Battery latches on the back side lower part of the transceiver. Push the battery in until the battery latches click securely.
Preparing the Battery Pack/External Power Supply Tips • The battery pack contains lithium-ion batteries that can be recharged for repeated use. • The transceiver can be used with either of the following battery packs: (1) Supplied battery pack: SBR-14LI (7.2 V, 2,200 mAh) (2) Optional battery pack: FNB-101LI (7.4 V, 1,100 mAh) •...
Preparing the Battery Pack/External Power Supply Supplements • It takes about 5 hours to charge the FNB-101LI (optional). • The optional Rapid Charger Cradle (CD-41) requires about 5 hours to charge the supplied battery pack (about 2.5 hours to charge the optional battery pack FNB- 101LI).
How to Use the Battery Case (FBA-39) The optional battery case (FBA-39) allows 3 AA Alkaline batteries to be used to power the FT2DR/DE transceiver. When the battery case (FBA-39) is used, the power output level may be selected from: Low Power (L1): 0.1 W...
Preparing the Battery Pack/External Power Supply Connecting an External Power Supply for Use in Vehicle (USA/EXP version only) The optional external power supply adapter with a cigarette lighter plug (SDD-13) allows the transceiver to be used in a vehicle. Turn off the transceiver. To cigarette lighter Insert the plug of the external power socket of vehicle...
Preparing the Battery Pack/External Power Supply Connecting to an External Power Supply Using a Power Cable (USA/EXP version only) The optional power cable (E-DC-6) allows the transceiver to be connected to an external power supply. Turn off the transceiver. Connect the optional external power supply Connect the external cable (E-DC-6) to an external power supply.
Preparing the Battery Pack/External Power Supply Tips • The SBR-14LI battery pack can be charged in approximately 9.0 hours using the external power supply (approximately 5 hours to charge the optional battery pack FNB-101LI). If the transceiver is turned on while the battery pack is charging, the charging time will increase slightly. •...
Using a microSD Memory Card Using a microSD memory card with the transceiver allows the following functions. • Backing up the transceiver data and information • Saving memory information • Saving data other than images • Saving GPS log data •...
Using a microSD Memory Card Open the microSD cover on the side of the transceiver. Insert the microSD memory card into the card slot until you hear a clicking sound (as shown in the figure at the right). Cautions Ensure that the microSD memory card is facing the proper direction when inserting it.
Using a microSD Memory Card Formatting a microSD Memory Card Format a new microSD memory card following the steps below before use. Caution Formatting a microSD memory card erases all data saved on it. If you are going to format the microSD memory card you are using, be sure to check the data saved on it before formatting.
Basic Operation Performing Communication To communicate using the transceiver in the analog communication mode, follow the procedure below: Turn on the transceiver Adjust the Volume Level Select an Operating Band Select a Frequency Band Turn in to a Frequency Perform Communication Turning on the Transceiver Press and hold for over one second.
Performing Communication Input the call sign (toggle the alphabet input screen, and the number input screen when necessary). Supplement The alphabet input screen can be switched to the number input screen by touching . The number input screen can be switched to the alphabet input screen by touching [ABC].
Performing Communication Adjusting the Volume Level The transceiver volume levels for the A-band and B-band are adjusted separately. Press key to select the band for which the volume level is to be adjusted. Pressing key each time toggles between the A-band and B-band.
1 second A-band B-band Mono-band Mono-band Press Touching the tag display (“YAESU MUSEN CLUB” in this case) switches the screen to the Name, Date Press and Voltage display. Touching the Name, Date and Voltage display switches the screen to the tag display “YAESU...
Performing Communication Tips • On A-band, you can transmit and receive using the 144 MHz and 430 MHz Amateur radio bands. • On B-band, you can transmit and receive using the 144 MHz and 430 MHz Amateur radio bands. In addition, the frequencies on the chart below can be received on A-band and B-band. Chart of A-band and B-band receive frequencies A-band...
Performing Communication Selecting a Frequency Band The frequency band used for the A-band and B-band may be set separately. The frequency band can be selected by following the steps below. Press key to select A-band. Press the key to select the desired frequency. Touch [F MW], then press the key to switch the frequency bands in reverse order.
Performing Communication Tips • The frequency settings from the factory are: A-band: 144.000 MHz B-band: 430.000 MHz • In the default, Auto mode is set so that the transceiver will be automatically set to the optimal receive mode for each frequency band. To change the reception mode, press and hold for over one second to switch to Set mode, then touch [TX/RX] →...
Performing Communication Enter the frequency using the numeric keys. Example: To input 145.520 MHz  →  →  →  →  Example: To input 430.000 MHz  →  → [ENT] Tips • In factory settings, Auto Step mode is set so that the transceiver is automatically switched to the optimal frequency steps for the receiver frequency.
Performing Communication y Fixing the Communication Mode To fix the transmission mode for operation, touch [MODE] to switch the communication mode. Touching [MODE] each time toggles the communication mode as follows. (AMS)] → [DN (V/D mode)] → [VW (FR mode)] → [FM (analog)] Operation mode Icon Description of Modes...
Performing Communication Cautions y Use the transceiver at the minimum required transmit power level. Doing so prevents the transceiver from overheating and saves battery power, increasing the operating time. y Do not continue transmitting for a prolonged period. The transceiver can overheat, resulting in malfunction or a burn injury.
Listening to the Radio Listening to the AM/FM Radio AM broadcasts (middle wave band) and FM broadcasts can be easily received using “Preset Memory Receiver” ( see page 65), where many major broadcast stations are already saved to the transceiver memory. You can also tune in to the desired frequency by rotating the DIAL or directly inputting the frequency from the numeric keypad input screen.
Miscellaneous Settings Setting Clock Time This transceiver is equipped with an internal clock. The clock is used to display the time, and also to turn the transceiver on or off at a specified time (timer function). Set the clock before using the transceiver for the first time. Press and hold the key for over one second.
Miscellaneous Settings Rotate the DIAL to select the minute, then press the key. If GPS information is received, the time will be set automatically. To activate the time signal (alarm goes off every hour on the hour), touch [SIGNAL ON]. The checkbox will be checked.
Miscellaneous Settings Touch [3 AUDIO]. Touch [2 MUTE]. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired mute setting. Select one of the following 4 options. • OFF • MUTE 30% • MUTE 50% • MUTE 100% The higher the value for MUTE, the more the non-operating band audio is reduced. To deactivate the muting function, select OFF.
Miscellaneous Settings Changing the Transmission Power Level The maximum transmit power level of this transceiver is 5 W. When communicating with another station in the immediate area, or to reduce the battery power consumption, the transmit power level may be lowered. For power supply types and transmit power levels, see the table shown below.
Miscellaneous Settings Adjusting the Squelch Level The raspy noise heard when no signal is being received may be muted (squelched). The squelch level can be adjusted separately for two broadcasts (FM and AM) received on the A-band and B-band. When the squelch level is increased, the noise is more likely to be silenced, but it may become more difficult to receive weak signals.
Miscellaneous Settings Rotate the DIAL to select the desired frequency step. Remark Selectable frequency steps are as follows: • AUTO • 5.0KHz • 6.25KHz • (8.33KHz) • 10.0KHz • 12.5KHz • 15.0KHz • 20.0KHz • 25.0KHz • 50.0KHz • 100.0KHz It is recommended that AUTO be selected for normal operations.
Miscellaneous Settings Rotate the DIAL to select the desired mode. It is recommended that AUTO be selected for normal operation. Display Operation AUTO The optimal mode is automatically selected according to the frequency band. Only the selected band is switched to the NFM (FM mode).
Miscellaneous Settings Attenuator (ATT) Function (except AM broadcasts and AM broadcasts) If the remote station signal is too strong or there is a strong signal nearby disturbing you from hearing the remote station signal, switch the attenuator to ON. When there is no reception problem, there is no need to switch the attenuator ON.
Miscellaneous Settings Restoring to Defaults (All Reset) To restore all transceiver settings and memory content to the defaults. Press and hold for over one second, then turn off the transceiver. While pressing press The transceiver turns on and you hear the beep. When the beep sounds, release the key.
Repeater Operation Repeater Operation Communicating Via the Repeater The transceiver includes an ARS (Automatic Repeater Shift) function which enables repeater operation automatically when setting the receiver to the repeater frequency. Set the receiver frequency to the repeater frequency. “ ” or “ ” appears on the left side of the frequency whereas “TN”...
Repeater Shift The FT2DR/DE has been configured, at the factory, for the repeater shifts customary in the country where it is sold. For the 144 MHz band, this usually will be 600 kHz, while the 430 MHz shift will be 1.6 MHz, 7.6 MHz, or 5 MHz (USA version).
Using the Memory A Wide Variety of Memory Functions The FT2DR/DE transceiver incorporates the following types of memory channels in addition to the regular memory channels (numbers 001 to 900). • [Home channels] which can be recalled on each frequency band just by touching a key see page 57) •...
A Wide Variety of Memory Functions Registering to Memory Channel Caution The information registered to memory channels can be corrupted by incorrect operation, static electricity, or electrical noise. Also, it can be erased in the event of a failure or repair. Be sure to keep a record of the settings on paper or back up the data to the microSD memory card.
A Wide Variety of Memory Functions Touch [M.WRITE]. The frequency registration will initiate. If you attempt to register a frequency to a memory channel on which another frequency has already been registered, “OVERWRITE?” will appear on the LCD. When [OK] is selected, touch [OK] to register the frequency to the memory channel.
→ Touch [V.WRITE]. → “OVERWRITE?” appears. → Select [OK], then touch [OK] to confirm. • The transceiver may be placed into a Memory Channel Only mode, (which restricts the FT2DR/DE operation to memory channels only), by pressing , while pressing...
A Wide Variety of Memory Functions Touch [HOME]. The home channel of the currently selected frequency band appears on the LCD. Tips • For details on the home channels displayed on the LCD, see the following table. • After selecting the desired frequency, rotating the DIAL returns the transceiver to VFO mode.
A Wide Variety of Memory Functions Clearing Memories Press the key to enter Memory mode. Touch [F MW] for over one second. Rotate the DIAL to select the memory channel from which the data is to be cleared. Touch Touch [M.DEL]. “DELETE?”...
A Wide Variety of Memory Functions Assigning a Name to a Memory Channel Press the key to enter Memory mode. Recall the memory channel to assign the name. To assign a name to a home channel, recall the desired home channel. Press and hold for over one second.
A Wide Variety of Memory Functions Displaying the Memory Tag During mono band operation, the tag (name) of the memory channel or home channel can be displayed by following the procedure below. Press the key to enter Memory mode. Press and hold the key for over one second.
Using Memory Bank The registered memory channels can be sorted according to the intended use. The transceiver allows using up to 24 memory banks. A maximum of 100 memory channels can be registered in each memory bank. One memory channel may also be registered in two or more memory banks.
Using Memory Bank Tips • To register the preset receiver memory channels in the memory bank, see “Registering Preset Receiver Memory Channels into Memory Banks” on page 66. • Rotating the DIAL selects the memory channels, skip search memory channels, and programmable memory channels on the LCD in the following sequence: 1 ↔...
Using Memory Bank Assigning Name to Memory Bank A name can be assigned to a memory bank using up to 16 characters. The following types of characters can be entered: • Alphabetic characters (uppercase and lowercase characters) • Numbers • Symbols Press and hold the key for over one second.
Convenient Preset Receiver Memory Channels Weather Broadcast (10 channels), International VHF Marine Radio (57 channels) and Shortwave Broadcasts Stations (89 channels) are recorded in the preset receiver memory channels. • Weather Broadcast preset receiver memory channels [WX CH] are listed on: ..................... Page 66 The frequencies (10 channel) used for the VHF Weather Broadcast Station are regis- tered to the dedicated preset receiver memory channels.
Convenient Preset Receiver Memory Channels Registering Preset Receiver Memory Channels into Memory Banks Your favorite preset receiver memory channels may be registered into a memory bank. Rotate the DIAL to select the preset receiver memory channel to register into the memory bank.
Convenient Preset Receiver Memory Channels Recalling Preset Receiver Memory Channel to Listen to the International VHF (Marine) Radio The frequencies (57 channels) used for the international VHF marine radio are registered in the dedicated preset receiver memory channels. Press the key to set the A-band as the operating band.
Convenient Preset Receiver Memory Channels Memory channel No. Frequency (MHz) Memory channel No. Frequency (MHz) 156.650 156.625 156.700 156.675 156.750 156.725 156.800 156.775 156.850 156.825 156.900 161.500* 156.875 156.950 161.550* 156.955 161.550* 157.000 161.600* 156.975 161.575* 157.050 161.650* 157.025 161.625* 157.100 161.700* 157.075...
Convenient Preset Receiver Memory Channels Worldwide short wave broadcast Frequency Broadcast Station Frequency Broadcast Station Name Name Number (MHz) Name Number (MHz) Name 6.030 15.550 PORTUGAL Portugal 6.160 21.655 PORTUGAL Portugal 9.760 9.650 SPAIN Spain 11.965 11.880 SPAIN Spain 9.555 CANADA Canada 11.910...
Convenient Preset Receiver Memory Channels Frequency Broadcast Station Frequency Broadcast Station Name Name Number (MHz) Name Number (MHz) Name 11.860 JAPAN Japan 9.660 AUSTRALIA Australia 5.995 AUSTRALIA Australia 12.080 AUSTRALIA Australia 9.580 AUSTRALIA Australia Receive Mode: AM...
Scanning Function The transceiver supports the following three scanning functions: • VFO Scan • Memory Channel Scan • Programmable Memory Channel Scan (PMS) VFO Scan Press the key to switch the transceiver to VFO mode. Press the key to select the operating band you want to scan.
VFO Scan Tips • When a signal is received during scanning, the When a signal is received decimal point blinks. during scanning, the decimal point blinks. • Rotate the DIAL clockwise to start scanning toward higher frequencies. • Rotate the DIAL counterclockwise to start scanning toward lower frequencies.
VFO Scan Specifying the Frequencies You Do Not Want to Scan Start VFO scanning. Start VFO scanning referring to “VFO Scan” on page 71. When scanning stops at a frequency you do not want to receive, touch [F MW] for over one second. The number of the next unused skip search memory channel will blink.
VFO Scan Touch Touch [M.DEL]. [DELETE OK?] appears on the LCD. Select [OK], then touch [OK] to confirm. TOP画面!A1 The frequency is removed from the skip search memory channel. To remove other frequencies from the skip search memory channels, repeat steps 2 to 6. •...
VFO Scan Touch [SCAN]. Touch [4 SCAN RESUME]. Rotate the DIAL to select [SCAN], then press the key. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired reception method from [2 SEC TO 10 SEC (0.5SEC STEP)], [BUSY] and [HOLD]. Press The reception method is set and the transceiver exits from Set mode. Tips •...
Memory Channel Scanning The memory channel frequencies may be scanned in the order of the memory channel numbers. Press the key to enter Memory mode. Rotate the DIAL to select the memory channel to begin memory scanning from. Touch [F MW]. The function menu appears on the LCD.
Memory Channel Scanning Specifying Skip/Selected Memory Channels Two types of memory channels may be designated, “skip memory channels” and “specified memory channels” for effective memory channel scanning. Skip memory channels: You can specify a memory channel you do not want to scan during memory channel scanning.
Memory Channel Scanning Press The transceiver exits from Set mode. Tips • When the channel is registered as a skip memory, lights up. • When the channel is registered as a specified memory, blinks. • To cancel the skip memory or specified memory setting, select [OFF] in step 6. The on the LCD turns off and the setting is canceled.
Memory Channel Scanning Scanning the Memory Bank Only the memory channels in the recalled memory bank can be scanned. Press the key to enter Memory mode. Touch [F MW]. Touch [BANK]. Press the key. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired memory bank from BANK 1 to BANK 24.
Memory Channel Scanning Press the key to enter Memory mode. Touch [F MW]. Touch [BANK]. Press the key. Rotate the DIAL to select the memory bank to begin memory scanning from. The memory bank number is changed from [B] to [b] and The memory bank number is changed from [B] to [b] the bank link scanning is activated.
Programmable Memory Channel Scan (PMS) Registering to the Programmable Memory Channels 50 sets of PMS memory channels (L1/U1 to L50/U50) are available. To specify a range of frequencies to scan, register the lower limit frequency to a memory channel L1 to L50 and the upper limit frequency to a memory channel U1 to U50. Make sure to use the corresponding numbers for the lower and upper limit memory channels.
Programmable Memory Channel Scan (PMS) Tips • When a skip memory channel (see page 77) is registered to [L] or [U], or when the lower/upper limit frequency is not properly registered, program memory channel scanning does not function. • Press and hold the key for over one second to enter Set mode, then configure the following operating preference settings.
Digital Group Monitor Function Using the Digital GM Function What is the GM function? The Digital GM (Group Monitor) function automatically checks on the air to find if there are other transceivers operating with the GM function on the same frequency within communication range.
The GM function is exited and the transceiver returns to the previous operating status. With the GM function, messages and images can be transmitted between members. For details, refer to the GM Function Instruction Manual which is available on the Yaesu website.
Setting several station parameters, such as the call sign and symbol are required before using the APRS function (initial settings). For details, refer to the APRS Function Instruction Manual which is available on the Yaesu website. What is the WIRES-X Function? The WIRES-X is a system that connects to other users via the Internet.
Using the GPS Function The GPS Function GPS (Global Positioning System) is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information anywhere on the earth. It was developed by the U.S. Department of Defense as a military system. When the GPS receiver acquires signals from 3 or more (of about 30) GPS satellites orbiting at an altitude of about 20,000 km, it can calculate and display its current position (latitude, longitude, and altitude) within a tolerance of several meters.
Activating the GPS Function Tips • Your position information provided by GPS can be registered to 10 memory channels (P1 to P10). For details, refer to the APRS Function Instruction Manual. The registered position information can be set as the position of your station. •...
Method of Positioning by GPS Displaying Position Information of Remote Stations in Digital Mode With V/D mode of the C4FM digital, the GPS position information is transmitted simultaneously with voice signals; therefore the direction and position of the remote station can be displayed in real-time even while communicating. For details, see “Real-Time Navigation Function”...
Using the saved data, tracks can be displayed on commercially available map software*. * Technical support for the map software is not provided by YAESU. See “Activating the GPS Function” on page 86, and activate the GPS function.
Method of Positioning by GPS Checking Tracks on Your PC Turn off the transceiver. Remove the microSD memory card from the transceiver. Connect the microSD memory card to your PC using a commercially available memory card reader. Open the “FT2D” folder in the microSD memory card. Open the “GPSLOG”...
GPS Screen Information and Operation Activating the GPS function displays the following information on the LCD. ① ④ ② ⑤ ③ ⑥ Displays the satellite azimuth and elevation angles. Displays in North-up mode. ➀ ➁ Displays the date and time. ➂...
GPS Screen Information and Operation Tips • The GPS data units for position, speed and altitude may be changed by pressing and holding the key for over one second to enter Set mode, then select [APRS] → [22 GPS UNIT]. •...
Smart Navigation Function There are 2 methods of navigation with the Smart Navigation function. • Real-time navigation function • Backtrack function Caution Before using the smart navigation function, press and hold the key for over one second to enter Set mode, then from [DISPLAY] → [1 TARGET LOCATION], select [COMPASS]. Real-Time Navigation Function GPS position information and voice signals are simultaneously transmitted in the V/D mode of C4FM digital.
Smart Navigation Function Touch [MY]. Your location information is displayed. Touch [MEM]. [★], [L1] and [L2] blink. Touch one of the blinking indicators to which you want to register the position information. The location information is registered with the selected indicator, and the screen returns to the back track screen.
Smart Navigation Function The registered position (departure point) is in the direction of the arrow within the circle. Follow the arrow so that the arrow stays pointing up on the screen. Press the key. The screen returns to the normal frequency display. To confirm the position again, press the key to display the back track screen.
Convenient Functions Dual Receive (DW) Function The transceiver is equipped with the following 3 types of Dual Receive Functions: • VFO Dual Receive • Memory Channel Dual Receive • Home Channel Dual Receive The transceiver checks signals over the frequency registered to the selected memory channel (Priority Memory Channel) once approximately every 5 seconds.
Dual Receive (DW) Function VFO Dual Receive VFO mode → Priority memory channel Press the key to enter Memory mode. Touch [F MW] for over one second. The memory registration mode is enabled, and the channel number blinks. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired memory channel. Touch [PRI.CH].
Dual Receive (DW) Function Memory Channel Dual Receive Memory channel → Priority memory channel Press the key to enter Memory mode. Touch [F MW] for over one second. The memory registration mode is enabled, and the channel number blinks. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired memory channel. Touch [PRI.CH].
Dual Receive (DW) Function Touch [HOME]. The HOME channel is recalled. Touch [F MW]. Touch [DW]. The HOME Channel Dual Receive starts and “HDW” appears on the LCD. Touch [STOP]. The HOME Channel Dual Receive is canceled. Tips • The Priority Memory Channel is set to the Memory Channel number 1 by default. •...
AF-DUAL Receive Function (Receiving Signals on Other Frequency Channels While Listening to Broadcast Radio) The AF-DUAL Receive Function allows reception of a radio broadcast during standby reception of A-band or B-band frequency (or frequency registered to a memory channel). When standby reception is active, no audio is heard on the standby frequency, however if a voice signal is detected, the reception of the broadcast radio will be paused, and the receiver frequency will be heard.
AF-DUAL Receive Function (Receiving Signals on Other Frequency Channels While Listening to Broadcast Radio) Press the key to select [AM] or [WFM]. Pressing the key each time switches between the AM broadcast (middle wave band) and FM broadcast. On the LCD, AM (AM broadcast) or WFM (FM broadcast) is displayed.
AF-DUAL Receive Function (Receiving Signals on Other Frequency Channels While Listening to Broadcast Radio) Touch [TX/RX]. Touch [3 AUDIO]. Touch [3 RX AF DUAL]. Rotate the DIAL to select the time from one of the following options for receiving radio broadcast simultaneously. Transmission and reception for 1 second to 10 seconds/HOLD (Fixed)/ transmission for 1 second to 10 seconds Remark...
Using the DTMF Function DTMF (Dual Tone Multi Frequencies) are the tone signals sent to make telephone calls, or control repeaters and network links. Up to 10 registers of 16-digit DTMF tone codes can be stored as telephone numbers to make calls through the public telephone network using a phone patch.
Using the DTMF Function Input the DTMF code using the numeric keypad. Up to 16 characters (including symbols) can be input as a DTMF code. Press The DTMF code is set, and the transceiver exits from Set mode. Transmitting the Registered DTMF Code Press and hold the key for over one second.
Using the DTMF Function Manually Transmitting the DTMF Code Press and hold the key for over one second. The transceiver enters the Set mode. Touch [SIGNALING]. Touch [4 DTMF MODE]. Rotate the DIAL to select [MODE], then press the key. Rotate the DIAL to select [MANUAL].
Spectrum Analyzer with Signal Strength Graph Band Scope Function The Spectrum Analyzer presents a view of operating activity on channels above and below the current main band operating frequency as the center (marked with ▼). Rotate the DIAL to tune in to the desired center frequency. Touch [F MW].
In addition, the most recently captured image data can be transmitted to other transceivers* by pressing (Send Image Button) on the camera-mounted speaker microphone. * Refer to the Yaesu website or catalog for the transceiver models to which images can be transferred. Lens Send Image Button Aim this part toward the object to photograph.
Taking Picture Using the Optional Camera-Mounted Speaker Microphone Snapshot Function Tips • Press and hold the key for over one second to enter Set mode, then select [OPTION] → [1 USB CAMERA], you can set the picture size (resolution) and image quality (compression rate).
Communicating with a Specific Remote Station Using the Tone Squelch Function The tone squelch opens the speaker audio only when a signal containing the specified CTCSS tone is received. Using the digital code squelch (DCS) opens the speaker audio only when a signal containing the specified DCS code is received. When the tone squelch function is active, signals from other stations not containing the specified code are not heard.
Using the Tone Squelch Function Tips • The squelch type can be set for each frequency band on both A-band (Main) and B-band (Sub). • The CTCSS and DCS squelch settings are also active during scanning. If scanning is performed with the CTCSS and DCS squelch function activated, scanning stops only when a signal containing the specified CTCSS tone or DCS code is received.
Using the Tone Squelch Function Rotate the dial to select the desired tone frequency. Gently press the key 3 times. The selected tone frequency is set and the transceiver exits from Set mode. Tips • The tone frequency set by following the procedure above is also effective when tones are only transmitted.
Using the Tone Squelch Function Setting the DCS Code The DCS code can be selected from 104 types (from 023 to 754). Press and hold the key for over one second. The transceiver enters Set mode. Touch [SIGNALING]. Touch [2 DCS CODE]. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired DCS code.
Using the Tone Squelch Function Touch [SRCH]. [DCS SEARCH] appears on the LCD. The transceiver starts to search for the DCS code. When a corresponding DCS code is detected, a beep is emitted and searching stops temporarily. The detected DCS code blinks. To stop searching, touch [STOP].
Using the Tone Squelch Function Tips • The vibrator can function for all frequency bands belonging to A-band (Main) and B-band (Sub). • If you select [BUSY] in step 5, when the transceiver receives a signal, BUSY LED and the vibration function turn on simultaneously regardless of the communication mode or squelch type.
Using the Tone Squelch Function Rotate the DIAL to select [SELECT], then press the key. Rotate the DIAL to select [BELL]. Press The Bell function is activated to on and the transceiver exits from Set mode. When the tone squelch or DCS code is set, appears.
Calling Only a Specific Station New Pager Function When using the transceivers with your friends, specifying personal codes (each code composed of two CTCSS tones) allows you to call just a specific station. Even when the person who is called is not near his or her transceiver, the information on the LCD indicates that a call was received.
Calling Only a Specific Station New Pager Function Touch [6 PAGER]. Rotate the DIAL to select [CODE-RX], then press the key. Rotate the DIAL to select the first element of the code from 1 to 50, then press the key. The cursor moves.
Calling Only a Specific Station New Pager Function Touch [SIGNALING]. Touch [6 New Pager Function]. Rotate the DIAL to select [CODE-TX], then press the key. Rotate the DIAL to select the first element of the code used by the remote station, then press the key.
Customize Menu Settings for Individual Use (Set Mode) Using Set Mode Set Mode allows selecting various functions from the list and setting each function according individual preferences. Set Mode Operation Press and hold the key for over one second. The transceiver enters Set mode. Touch the desired item in SETUP MENU.
Using Set Mode [When there is no deeper level of menu items] Go to step 7. [When there is deeper level of menu items] Press the key. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired item to set. Press Exits from Set mode. Caution On some setting screens, pressing does not exit from Set mode.
Tables of Set Mode Operations Selectable options Set mode no. / item Description Page (Options in bold are the default settings) DISPLAY 1 TARGET LOCATION Set what to display using the smart COMPASS / NUMERIC navigation function. 2 COMPASS Set the compass display of the smart HEADING UP / NORTH UP navigation function.
Tables of Set Mode Operations Selectable options Set mode no. / item Description Page (Options in bold are the default settings) MEMORY 1 BANK LINK Set the memory bank link. BANK 1 to BANK 24, BANK LINK ON / OFF 2 BANK NAME Assign a name to each memory BANK 1 to BANK 24...
Tables of Set Mode Operations Selectable options Set mode no. / item Description Page (Options in bold are the default settings) SCAN 1 DW TIME Set the priority memory channel 0.1 SEC to 10 SEC 5.0 SEC monitoring interval. 2 SCAN LAMP Set whether or not to light up the ON / OFF scan lamp when scanning stops.
Tables of Set Mode Operations Selectable options Set mode no. / item Description Page (Options in bold are the default settings) ON: 00:00 to 23:59 ☒ / 11 TIMER Switch the timer between ON and OFF: 00:00 to 23:59 ☒ / OFF.
Tables of Set Mode Operations Selectable options Set mode no. / item Description Page (Options in bold are the default settings) 6 APRS MSG GROUP Group filtering for received G1: ALLxxxxxx – messages. G2: CQxxxxxx G3: QSTxxxxxx G4: YAESUxxxxxx G5: ---------- B1: BLNxxxxxx B2: BLNx B3: BLNx...
– – – 24 MY POSITION Set your location GPS / Manual / P1 to P10 – 25 MY SYMBOL Set your station symbol. 48 icons including 1(/[Human – person]) / 2(/b Bicycle) / 3(/> Car) / 4(YY Yaesu Radios)
Tables of Set Mode Operations Selectable options Set mode no. / item Description Page (Options in bold are the default settings) 26 POSITION Off Duty / En Route / In Service Set up the position comment – COMMENT function. / Returning / Committed / Special / Priority / Custom 0 to 6 / EMERGENCY! 27 SmartBeaconing...
Set Mode: DISPLAY Menu Operations Press and hold the key for over one second to display “SETUP MENU”, then touch [DISPLAY] to reveal specific items. After completing the setup, press to exit from Set mode. Setting What to Display Using the Smart Navigation Function Set what to display on the smart navigation screen.
Set Mode: DISPLAY Menu Operations Changing the Lighting Condition Change the LCD and key lighting condition. Touch [4 LAMP]. Rotate the DIAL to select [KEY], then press the key. Rotate the DIAL to select the lighting condition. 2 SEC (KEY) to When the DIAL is rotated or a key is pressed, the LCD and key 10 SEC (KEY) lights remain illuminated for the set time.
*“Key button” refers to the keys / switches such as located below the LCD panel. Changing the Opening Message Displayed Immediately after Power- You can select the message under the “YAESU” logo displayed when turning on the transceiver. Rotate the DIAL, then touch [8 OPENING MESSAGE].
Set Mode: DISPLAY Menu Operations Changing the Display Pattern of the S-Meter Select the desired display pattern of the S-Meter. Rotate the DIAL, then touch [10 S-METER SYMBOL]. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired display pattern. Remark The default setting: 1 Displaying the Software Version Display the software version.
Set Mode: TX/RX Menu Operations Press and hold the key for over one second to display “SETUP MENU”, then touch [TX/RX] to display the sub-menu items. Set each item under the sub-menu. After completing the setup, press to exit from Set mode. Reducing Receiver Sensitivity Attenuator (ATT) Function If the signal from the remote station is too strong or, a strong signal exists nearby that...
Rotate the DIAL to select [SQL TYPE], then press the key. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired squelch type. Audio is always output upon receiving a digital signal from a Yaesu transceiver. CODE Audio is output only when receiving a signal with a corresponding SQL CODE.
Set Mode: TX/RX Menu Operations Displaying Your Location in Digital Mode Set whether or not to display your location in digital mode. Touch [2 DIGITAL]. Touch [3 LOCATION SERVICE]. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired setting. Displays your location. Does not display your location.
Set Mode: TX/RX Menu Operations Muting Audio In the dual receive mode, the audio being received on the non-operating band can be muted by selecting [3 AUDIO] → [2 MUTE]. For details, see “Muting Audio” on page 44. Simultaneous Radio Broadcast Reception Set the time to resume radio broadcast reception after transmit/receive when using simultaneously receive mode, by selecting [3 AUDIO] →...
Set Mode: MEMORY Menu Operations Press and hold the key for over one second to display “SETUP MENU”, then touch [MEMORY] to set the individual items. After completing the setup, press to exit from Set mode. Setting Memory Bank Link You can link multiple registered memory banks so that you can recall frequently used memory banks immediately.
Set Mode: MEMORY Menu Operations Prohibiting Registration to a Memory Channel Memory Channel Protect Function A memory channel may be protected so that a new frequency or memory channel tag name cannot be registered to it. Touch [4 MEMORY PROTECT]. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired setting.
Set Mode: SIGNALING Menu Operations Press and hold the key for over one second to display “SETUP MENU”, then touch [SIGNALING] to set the individual items. After completing the setup, press to exit from Set mode. Notification of a Call from a Remote Station by the Bell Set whether or not to alert you of a call from a remote station using the bell by selecting [1 BELL].
Set Mode: SIGNALING Menu Operations Setting the DTMF Code By selecting [5 DTMF SELECT], the maximum of 16 digit DTMF code can be registered for a telephone number to make a call through the public telephone line from a phone patch.
Set Mode: SIGNALING Menu Operations Setting the Squelch to Activate at a Specified Signal Strength S-Meter Squelch Function You can set A-Band and B-Band individually to emit audio only when receiving a signal stronger than the S-meter Squelch level setting. To adjust the S-Meter squelch, first set the operating band by pressing the key.
Set Mode: SIGNALING Menu Operations Setting the Type of Squelch Select [11 SQL TYPE] to open the squelch only when a signal containing the specified tone or code is received. For details, see “Using the Tone Squelch Function” on page 109. Selecting a CTCSS Tone Frequency Select [12 TONE SQL FREQ] to select the tone frequency from 50 types between 67.0 MHz and 254.1 MHz.
Set Mode: SCAN Menu Operations Press and hold the key for over one second to display “SETUP MENU”, then touch [SCAN] to set the individual items. After completing the setup, press to exit from Set mode. Setting the Surveillance Interval Time for Priority Channels DW INTERVAL TIME Function When the dual receive function is active, the interval time at which the priority channel is monitored can be set.
Set Mode: SCAN Menu Operations Selecting a Receive Operation When Scanning Stops Touch [4 SCAN RESUME] to set the receive operation for when scanning stops. For details, see “Setting the Receive Operation When Scanning Stops” on page 74. Setting the Scanning Range You can set the frequency range for scanning in VFO mode and Memory mode.
[GM] to set the individual items. After completing the setup, press to exit from Set mode. For details on how to set each item, refer to “FT2DR/DE GM Function Instruction Manual” which is available on Yaesu website. Set Mode: WIRES-X Menu Operations Press and hold the key for over one second to display “SETUP MENU”, then touch...
Set Mode: CONFIG Menu Operations Press and hold the key for over one second to display “SETUP MENU”, then touch [CONFIG] to set the individual items. After completing the setup, press to exit from Set mode. Turn Power Off Automatically Auto Power-Off Function Set whether or not to turn off the transceiver automatically if there is no operation for a certain period of time.
Set Mode: CONFIG Menu Operations Setting the Key Operation Confirmation Sound Set whether or not a beep sound is emitted to confirm when keys are operated, when scanning reaches the end of a frequency band, or when a band edge/CH1 is encountered. Touch [3 BEEP].
• Data saved onto the microSD memory card is saved in GPSyymmddhhmmss.LOG format. • Saved data may be viewed by using OEM PC applications*. * Yaesu does not provide technical support for PC applications. Permitting/Prohibiting Transfer of Home Channel Frequency to VFO Set whether or not to permit tuning off of the home channel and transfer to the VFO.
Set Mode: CONFIG Menu Operations Pressing the key turns the LED light on/off. Touch [8 LED LIGHT]. The LED light turns on. Press the key. The LED light turns off. Setting the LOCK Function Select keys/DIAL to which you want to apply the lock function. Touch [9 LOCK].
Set Mode: CONFIG Menu Operations Turning on/off the Transceiver at the Specified Time Timer Function You can turn the transceiver to on or off at the specified time. Before using this function, adjust the clock referring to “Setting Clock Time” on page 43. Rotate the DIAL, then touch [11 TIMER].
Set Mode: CONFIG Menu Operations When the valid password is entered, the frequency display screen appears. Remark If an invalid password is entered, the transceiver is turned off automatically. Caution If you have forgotten the registered password, carrying out all resetting allows you to turn on the transceiver without entering the password.
Set Mode: CONFIG Menu Operations Setting the frequency offset for Repeater Shift RPT SHIFT FREQ Function Set the repeater shift offset frequency. Rotate the DIAL, then touch [16 RPT SHIFT FREQ]. Rotate the DIAL to select the desired shift offset. The offset frequency can be set in steps of 0.05 MHz between 0.000 MHz and 150.000 MHz.
Set Mode: CONFIG Menu Operations Limit the time of a continuous transmission (TOT Function) Set the transceiver to automatically return to receive mode after transmitting continuously for a certain period of time. The TOT function limits inadvertent transmission of unnecessary signals, and unwanted battery power consumption (time-out timer function). Rotate the DIAL, then touch [20 TOT].
“SETUP MENU”, then touch [APRS] to set the individual items. After completing the setup, press to exit from Set mode. For details on setting each item, refer to “FT2DR/DE APRS Instruction Manual” which is available on Yaesu website.
Set Mode: SD CARD Menu Operations Press and hold the key for over one second to display “SETUP MENU”, then touch [SD CARD] to set the individual items. After completing the setup, press to exit from Set mode. Saving/Loading Data to/from microSD Memory Card Settings information can be saved to a microSD memory card, also the saved information can be loaded to the transceiver.
Set Mode: SD CARD Menu Operations Saving/Loading Memory Channel Information to/from microSD Memory Card Memory channel setting information can be saved onto a microSD memory card, or saved information can be loaded to the transceiver. Rotate the DIAL, then touch [2 MEMORY CH]. Rotate the DIAL to select the operation to be performed.
Set Mode: SD CARD Menu Operations Touch [OK] again. When [Write to SD] is selected and data writing completes, a beep sounds and “COMPLETED” appears on the LCD. When [Read from SD] is selected and data reading completes, a beep sounds, then the transceiver restarts with the settings read from the microSD memory card applied.
Set Mode: OPTION Menu Operations Press and hold the key for over one second to display “SETUP MENU”, then touch [OPTION] for the USB camera setting. After completing the setup, press to exit from Set mode. Setting the Optional Microphone With Camera for Use Image size and quality can be set for the optional microphone with camera (MH-85A11U).
Set Mode: CALLSIGN Menu Operations Press and hold the key for over one second to display “SETUP MENU”, then touch [CALLSIGN] for the call sign setting. See “Entering Letters” on page 19 to input the call sign, then press After registering the call sign, the transceiver exit from Set mode.
Functions to Use as Necessary Using the Transceiver for Packet Communication You can perform packet communication with your transceiver by connecting a TNC (Terminal Node Controller) using an optional Microphone Adapter (CT-44). 10 F 10 F After connecting the TNC to the transceiver, set the output signal level to the TNC by adjusting the sound volume level of your transceiver.
Clone Operation Data and various settings saved in your transceiver can be copied to any other FT2DR/ DE transceiver. DATA DATA terminal terminal Turn off the power of both FT2DR/DE transceivers, then connect an optional clone cable (CT-168) to the DATA terminal of each transceiver.
To update the transceiver firmware, connect your PC to the DATA terminal of the transceiver with the supplied USB cable, as described below: When a new firmware update for the FT2DR/DE is available, download the data from the YAESU website to update the FT2DR/DE to the latest version.
Connecting an External Device Connecting to an External Device The location information data can be exchanged with commercially available GPS receivers or other external devices by using the optional Data Cable (CT-170). CT-170 (optional) Connect the Data Cable (CT-170) and the Data Output Cable (CT-176) referring to the instruction manual for the connected device and the following cable specifications.
Availability of accessories may vary. Some accessories are supplied as standard per local requirements, while others may be unavailable in some regions. Consult your Yaesu Dealer for details regarding these and any newly-available options. Connection of any accessory not approved by Yaesu, should it cause...
Check the remaining charge on the battery pack. In addition, using an inadequate power supply where voltage drops during transmission will prevent the FT2DR/DE from operating at full capability. The keys or DIAL does not respond. Is the Key Lock or DIAL Lock on?
The battery pack cannot be charged or battery power depletes immediately after charging. Is the battery pack being charged with a charger specified by Yaesu? Charge the battery pack using the accessory battery charger (PA-48B or SAD-14B) or the rapid charge cradle (CD-41).
Index Adjusting the LCD Backlight and Key Button Light E-DC-6 ..................27 Brightness Level ..............130 External Device ..............161 Adjusting the LCD Contrast Level .........129 External Power Supply ............26, 27 Adjusting the Microphone Sensitivity ........134 AF-DUAL ................100 Alphabet Input Screen .............19 AM Radio .................42 FBA-39 ..................25 AMS ..................39 FM Radio .................42...
Index Optional Parts ................163 Information................133 OPTION Menu Operations ............157 Setting the Receive Operation When Scanning Stops ....74 Setting the Scanning Range ..........143 Setting the Search Channels ..........128 Setting the Squelch Type for the Digital Mode ......133 Setting the Standby Beep ............134 Packet Communication............159 Setting the Tone Frequency ...........
Specifications y General Frequency Range (A): RX: 520 - 1710 kHz, 1.8 - 30 MHz, 30 - 76 MHz (USA version), 30 - 88 MHz (EXP/European version), 76 - 108 MHz (USA version), 88 - 108 MHz (EXP/European version), 108 - 137 MHz, 137 - 174 MHz, 174 - 222 MHz, 222 - 420 MHz, 420 - 774 MHz (USA version),...
Specifications y Transmitter Output Power: 5 W (@ 7.2 V DC or EXT DC) Modulation Type: F1D, F2D, F3E: Variable Reactance Modulation F7W: 4 FSK (C4FM) Spurious Emission: USA/EXP version At least 60 dB below (@TX Power HI, L3) At least 50 dB below (@TX Power L2, L1) European version At least 60 dB below (@TX Power HI, L3, L2) At least -36 dBm below (@TX Power L1)
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. 1. Changes or modifications to this device not expressly approved by YAESU MUSEN could void the user’s authorization to operate this device. 2. The scanning receiver in this equipment is incapable of tuning, or readily being altered, by the User to operate within the frequency bands allocated to the Domestic public Cellular Telecommunications Service in Part 22.
Brand Name: YAESU Model Number: FT2DR Manufacturer: YAESU MUSEN CO., LTD. Address of Manufacturer: Tennozu Parkside Building, 2-5-8 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku,Tokyo 140-0002 Japan This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions; (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
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