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NEW FT-818ND, A rumor or a Joke ?

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VE2TH:
Hello all,  ;D

It seems that a new Yaesu FT-818ND shall replace de legendary FT-817ND.

http://qrpblog.com/2018/03/yaesu-ft-818nd-user-manual/

https://rigreference.com/documents/rr-5a9d66bc5bd2e2.63352026

Finally, more d├ętails here:

http://www.n4pgw.org/new-yaesu-ft-818nd/#more-745

In that page, you can download the complete instruction manual.

And you can also check various Ham Radio Store where it is already advertize to be available soon.

72, Michel VE2TH, The QRP,er  didit...  ;D

GM0LVI:
Hi Michel! Interesting links you posted. I doubt if 817 owners will be rushing to 'upgrade' as there doesn't appear to be a great deal to gain over the current 817s.
I enjoyed my 817 when I had one, but found the cw filtering too wide on busy bands. It was a very good all bands radio though.

f5gsk:
FT-818ND....Bof...I don't understand Yaesu This rig is essentially a clone


Pierre - F5GSK

VE2TH:
Hi! all,

Well, it is not a joke nor a Rumor, it is officially on sale in major ham radio store, such as Radio World in Toronto Canada.-

It is a real keeper and the most complete transceiver on the market. I work the world with it for 18 years now, with no issues. 

But, it would have been  fun to find in that new one, a roofing filter like the one into the KX3 from Elecraft and the automatic antenna tuner 10:1.

Probably in a ral new model in the future ?

73 to all

Michel VE2TH

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