FT-257 UHF 70 cm 5W FM Single Band Handheld Transceiver
The FT-257 is a compact, simple to operate handheld radio that provides up to 5 Watts of RF power, along with loud audio output (800 mW) for the 70cm amateur band. The FT-257 ruggedly constructed water resistant body is sealed tight to meet IPX5 protection requirements. It is packed with popular and valuable features demanded by Amateur Radio operators around the world.
Compact and High Performance – the Perfect Handheld for Regular Reliable Communications
|Compact SizeCase Size 2.45” (W) x 4.74” (H) x 1.52” (D) without knob, antenna, & belt clipLight Weight9.9 oz with furnished battery, antenna, and belt clipLarge LCD DiplayNew Ergonomic design and Large Backlit LCD Display for better operation5 Watts of Reliable RF PowerRF Power Output 5.0 W (High) / 2.0 W (Middle) / 0.5 W (Low) (@7.4 V)Loud Audio800 mW of Loud Audio for noisy field operationsWide Frequency RangeRX 400 – 480 MHz. TX 430 – 450 MHzRugged Case and SubmersibleRugged case construction and Submersible (Water Protection
IPX5 Rating)Lockout CapabilitesPassword Protection Keypad/Dial/PTT LockoutPlenty of Memory Channels200 Memory Channels for Serious usersSmart SearchSmart Search for easily select active channelsCTCSS and DCS FlexibilityCTCSS (50 tones) and DCS (104 codes) Encode/Decode, with
split Tone and DCS Encode-only capabilityDTMF Auto-DialNine DTMF Auto-dialer memoriesAutomatic Repeater Shift (ARS)Automatic Repeater Shift (ARS)ScanningLots of Scanning Mode Flexibility: VFO / Memory / PMS / Dual WatchAdjustable TX DeviationTX Deviation level is adjustable (?5 kHz or ?2.5 kHz)Emergency FeaturesEmergency Operation (Alarm, Flash, Morse Code Message)Automatic Power OffTransmit Time-Out-Timer (TOT) and Automatic Power-Off (APO) includedBattery Voltage DisplayKnow in at instant how much batter life is still availableAutomatic Transponder SystemATS (Automatic Transponder System) “beeps” when moving out of communication rangeBusy Channel Lock-Out (BCLO)