Yaesu Radios

Fusion C4FM WIRES-X help and information

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All about the radios you can use for WIRES-X

Although any radio (& make) could be used for FM and repeater access




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FT-991 A

FT-991 A

FT-991A
FT-991

The FT-991A is the next generation in all mode, all band MF/HF/VHF/UHF transceiver with C4FM (System Fusion) Digital capability. The FT-991A includes multi-mode operation on CW, AM, FM, SSB, and Digital Modes (Packet, PSK31, RTTY and C4FM), with 100 Watts of HF/50mhz Capability (50 Watts VHF/UHF). 

Pros
  • WIRES-X capable

Cons

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YAESU MOBILE

(DFP – Detachable Front Panel)

FTM-100DR

Discontinued

HRI-200 compatible

VHF/UHF single receiver dual mode analogue and C4FM; has dual watch with GPS & APRS with WIRES-X capable features


Pros
  • GPS
  • Good as link to HRI-200
Cons
  • Small screen for images

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FTM-200D

HRI-200 compatible PDN compatible

Yaesu FTM-200D – 50W VHF/UHF Dual Band C4FM/FM Mobile Transceiver

FTM-200DR is a C4FM Digital multi-functional transceiver with a single receiver. The FTM-200DR delivers reliable and stable 50W transmit performance.


Pros
  • NA
Cons
  • NA

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FTM-300D

HRI-200 compatible PDN compatible

Yaesu FTM-300DR 50W C4FM/FM 144/430MHz Dual-Band Digital

The FTM-300D provides stable and reliable 50W RF power output.
Real Dual Band Operation is available with two independent receivers and the FTM-300DR supports simultaneous C4FM digital monitoring for both the A and B bands.


Pros
  • Built-in Bluetooth unit
  • Dual C4FM (WIRES-X – Fusion)
  • UI attaches to body
Cons
  • Optional camera

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FTM-400D

HRI-200 compatible PDN compatible

VHF/UHF dual receiver; dual mode analogue and C4FM with GPS & APRS
Top VFO (A) is digital & analogue & has WIRES-X capable features……
Bottom VFO is analogue only except for APRS but has no WIRES-X


Pros
  • Colour display for pictures

  • Intuitive navigation
  • Monitor wires-x while scanning other frequencies
  • GPS
Cons
  • Camera not included (bought separate)

  • Bluetooth not included (bought separate)
  • Voice recording (bought separate)

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HANDHELDs

FT5DR

PDN compatible

FT5DR, 5W C4FM/FM 144/430MHz Dual Band Digital Transceiver

Even in a compact body (W6.19cm x D3.4cm x H10cm), the FT5DR provides reliable 5W RF power output and achieves loud 1W audio power that has been tuned for quality audio. Real Dual Band Operations (V+V, U+U, V+U, U+V) are available with two independent receivers. Large individual LED indicators for A band and B band present the status and communication modes (C4FM or Analogue) of each band instantly.
The FT5DR supports simultaneous C4FM digital (C4FM/C4FM standby).


Pros
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Cons

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FT3DR

PDN compatible

2 m/70 cm Dual-Band Handheld5 W C4FM/FM Dual Band Digital Transceiver320×240 full colour TFT LCD display1200/9600bps APRS Data Communication

The Yaesu FT3DE is a 144/430 MHz dual-band walkie-talkie, analogue FM and digital C4FM for Fusion system from Yaesu and Wires-X compatible. The FT3DE is equipped with a broadband receiver, a large colour touch screen, GPS and Bluetooth.


Pros
  • Bluetooth built in

  • Colour screen
Cons
  • ?

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FT2DR

Discontinued

PDN compatible

FT2DR C4FM 144/430 MHz Dual Band Digital Handheld Transceiver with 1.7″ Touch Screen Display

The advanced FT2DR is loaded with various new features including: 700 mW of clear loud audio, Built-in High Sensitivity 66 ch GPS with antenna, 1200 bps / 9600 bps APRS® function, Dual watch (V/V, U/U/, V/U), Dual Monitor (C4FM Digital/C4FM Digital), GPS Logging/Recording capabilities, microSD Card Slot, 2200mAh high capacity Li-Ion battery and Battery charger included as a standard supplied accessory.


Pros
  • Touch screen

  • Simple to use

Cons
  • Images are (extremely) poor

  • Camera optional extra

  • No Bluetooth

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FT1DR

Discontinued

Sliver
Black

FT1DR C4FM 144/430 MHz Dual Band Digital Handheld Transceiver

The introduction of the FT1DR 12.5 kHz C4FM/FDMA 144/430MHz Dual Band Digital Handheld Transceiver. Yaesu has introduced the DR-1 Digital Repeater and FTM-400DR Mobile Transceiver products to work with the FT1DR to provide efficient and large data handling  capabilities not currently available on the Amateur Radio bands.


Pros
  • Full WIRES-X functions
  • Small design
Cons
  • Small screen
  • Old style keyboard (difficult for writing)

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FT70D

FT-70DR C4FM FDMA / FM 144/430 MHz Dual Band 5W Handheld Transceiver

The FT-70DR is a compact and very attractively priced YAESU System Fusion transceiver providing both conventional analogue FM operation and the advanced C4FM Digital mode.


Pros
  • Simple to use
  • Small unit
  • Enter room by ID number
Cons
  • Very Small screen
  • No error correction
  • Cannot list rooms

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HRI-200

(the WIRES-X BOX)

The Yaesu WIRES-X HRI-200 enables internet to RF communications that expands the range of amateur radio using internet enabled Voice-over-IP technology. With WIRES-X, an amateur node station connected to the internet and interfaced to the WIRES-X HRI-200 unit can communicate using VoIP over long distances reliably with ease.

DR-2X

2M/70CMS Dual Band 50W Digital/Analogue Repeater



The repeater controller, receiver and transmitter are all packaged into a 19” standard cabinet rack mount panel unit for simple replacement of an existing repeater.

Existing peripheral devices such as the duplexer and amplifier etc; can continue to be used as it is…

DR-1X

Discontinued

2M/70CMS Dual Band 50W Digital Repeater

The YAESU DR-1XE is a digital and conventional FM dual mode repeater that covers the VHF and UHF amateur radio band. It was developed for use with System Fusion and conventional FM in mind.
Replacing your existing analogue FM repeater with a Yaesu DR-1XE provides continuing use of analogue FM whilst integrating the use of digital communications functions through its unique AMS capabilities.

Accessories


FT5D

CT-169

PC Connection Cable

CT-170

Data Cable


SCU-19

SCU-20

The optional Yaesu SCU-19 USB computer cable permits the  connection of the FT-2DE or FT-1DE to a PC computer.

Compatible Radios;
FTM-100d & FTM-400D


SCU-39 kit

Users can easily establish and operate a WIRES-X Portable Node Station by directly connecting the FT2DR/E to the PC with the SCU-39. The conventional HRI-200 internet interface kit is not required for the Portable Digital Node function, and no fixed global IP address is necessary. Since users do not need to open an Ethernet port, the WIRES-X communication from any location is possible – such as hotel rooms, airports,
vehicle wi-fi, or even wi-fi Access Points

For FT2D, FT3D & FT5D

*Latest firmware required on radio

SCU-40 for FTM-300

WIRES-X connection Cable kit (inc SCU-20)

SSM-BT10

Yaesu SSM-BT10 Bluetooth Headset for FT-3DE

SCU-41

SCU-174

USB DATA CABLE (10 PIN MINI DIN X 2) (for HRI-200)

USB charger cable for Bluetooth headset – FTM-300
(SSM-BT10 – Bluetooth Headset)

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