Two New Radio’s Seen at Dayton

At the recent Dayton Convention, Amateur / Ham Radio enthusiasts saw two new radios coming to market.

The Yaesu FT-891 is an HF transceiver covering the 160 to 6 meter bands with 100 watts. It features a general coverage receiver tuning 30 kHz to 30 MHz. Modes include AM, USB, LSB and CW. Features include: attenuator, noise blanker, keyer, compact size, backlit LCD and backlit keys.

Kenwood showed under glass a D-STAR tri-band handheld at their booth, supported by colourful brochures.

Suggested selling price is between $500-700 per unit.