Yaesu FTA-230 Handheld VHF Transceiver
Get on the International Aircraft Communication Band and Navigation Band-wagon! Yaesu's FTA-230 let's you have the whole world in your hands, or at least the means to communicate around it. The FTA-230 is compact and offers clean audio output (700mW)ójust what you want in a hand-held transceiver.
Those tuned into the frequency of Yeasu's product line will notice the FTA-230 resembles the fan favorite, VXA-220. Sure it is based on the same design, but the FTA-230 contains two additions that make it its own: a more efficient BNC antenna connection as well as a one-of-a-kind 12 VDC charging sleeve.
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BNC Antenna Connection: Re-engineered with a standardized BNC connection the FTA-230 will now allow a quick easy connection to an external antenna giving the user greater transmit and receive range and clarity.
Exclusive 12VDC charging sleeve: The FTA-230 comes value packaged with the CD-59 charging sleeve. The CD-59 gives the operator the freedom to keep the radio powered on continuously while it is connected to a 12VDC source. The slim form fitting design allows for easy radio operation.
Submersible Construction: The FTA-230 was engineered for safety and durability. The radio is built around a solid die cast aluminum chassis with heavy duty gaskets throughout, allowing the radio to be submerged up to 3' for 30 minutes (JIS7 waterproofing standard) making this the most durable aviation transceiver on the market today.
NOAA Weather: The FTA-230 can receive all 10 NOAA weather broadcast frequencies. The Automatic Active Weather Channel Locator automatically scans for active NOAA weather stations in your area when WX band is selected. The FTA-230 includes a special feature that sounds an alarm when the special "Severe Weather" alert tone is received from a weather broadcast station. This can warn you of potentially hazardous flying conditions.
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