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Reviews Categories | Transceivers: HF Amateur HF+6M+VHF+UHF models - not QRP <5W | Yaesu FR-50R Ham band receiver Help

Reviews Summary for Yaesu FR-50R Ham band receiver
Yaesu FR-50R Ham band receiver Reviews: 2 Average rating: 4.5/5 MSRP: $(missing—add MSRP)
Description: This was one of Yaesu's first commercial products for the low cost market.
Supplied VFO signals for the FL-50R transmitter. Covered the ham bands and
was self contained.
Product is not in production.
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PD2MGY Rating: 5/5 Feb 10, 2013 12:33 Send this review to a friend
nice hands on receiver  Time owned: more than 12 months
i own the yaesu fr-50b for a vew years now
for its age it is a solid performer switch it on let it warm up for a vew minutes because of the drift
you need to work the buttons to get a signal but if you like to work to get a signal out of the external speaker this is a fun addition to your shack
it will never outpreform a modern computerised gismo but working it is so muth fun
73,s pd2mgy
KH6VP Rating: 4/5 Aug 2, 2012 09:57 Send this review to a friend
Good radio for the price  Time owned: more than 12 months
Bought one of the these when I started in ham radio, back in Johannesburg, South Africa when I was ZS6BMY in 1973. Great little radio, although one used the BFO control to pull in SSB signals. Was needed to operate the FL-50R since it provided VFO signals.
I now own 2 of these and they are in great shape. Sensitivity is nothing compared to today's receivers, but it is excellent when one considers it was hand made back in 1973.

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