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Old 07-25-2009, 09:56 PM
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Default Yaesu FT-7900R

Looks like the venerable FT-7800R is discontinued and there's a new sheriff in town. Seems very similar spec (same RX range, same TX range, 1000 memories, etc.) with the exception of doing 45W on 70cm (5W bump I think over the 7800). Nice looking radio, same basic layout and dimension as the 7800, a little softer edges maybe. Looks like the street prices are about $265. Keep your eyes out for FT-7800 on the cheap if there is any old stock being cleared out.

http://www.universal-radio.com/CATAL...xvrs/0790.html

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Doesn't look much different, does it?
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Old 07-27-2009, 05:46 AM
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Doesn't look much different, does it?
Other than the 5W 70cm bump and very slight cosmetic changes, it's the same radio.
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FT-2900R
Boosted from 65 watts to 75 watts.
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