The Yaesu FT-2000 is a full-sized ham rig with great-sounding audio. One can listen to this radio for hours on end without it wearing you down. The ability to upgrade the firmware on this radio is a big plus. The DMU also adds some great features, especially if you’re married to the band scope, you can get a nice, large, flat-screen LCD to view it on. The FT-2000 provides a full 100 Watts of power output (AM: 25 W) on the 160-6 Meter Amateur bands, and the U.S. version includes a special memory bank containing the five 60-meter channels, as well. Continuous receiver coverage from 30 kHz to 60 MHz is provided.
Getting the most out of your FT-2000 requires some understanding of how to use it. That’s where having the owner’s manual comes in handy. With proper usage, there is less risk of damage, and you’ll learn how to get the most out of it.
For safe and optimum performance, the Yaesu FT-2000 must be used properly. Carefully read and follow all instructions and guidelines in this manual and give special attention to the CAUTION and WARNING statements. Misuse may result in damage to the unit and/or cause harm or serious injury.
The successor of the very popular FT-1000MP (Mark-V/Field). RF and LF scope. High dynamic range front end. 6 kHz and 12 kHz Roofing Filters. IF-DSP. Sub receiver. Flexible Connection Points for RTTY, SSTV, PSK31, JT65 (EME), and other Digital Modes; VOX (Automatic voice-operated TX/RX control); All mode Squelch; FM Mode: 50-Tone CTCSS Encode/Decode System; Band-Specific Repeater Shifts for 29/50 MHz FM; Wide/Narrow modes for AM and FM; Flexible, easy-to-use VFO/Memory command selections: A>B, A=B, V/M, M>A, A>M; Memory Channel Offset Tuning (MT); Versatile Scanning Capability; Versatile Menu Mode for customization of setup and features; Transverter Jack; Constant-level rear-panel sound recording jack; Comprehensive external RS-232C computer control (CAT) protocol; Optional FH-2 Keypad provides ease of control for CW or Voice Messages and Receiver Loop recording.