The Yaesu VX-7R is a triple-band (6M, 2M & 440 MHz) HT with extensive receive coverage, and state-of-the-art features. The American version even transceives with 300 mW on the 220 band. Power output on 6 meters, 2 meters and 440 MHz is 5/2.5/1/0.5 watts. It receives the AM and FM broadcast bands, shortwave (AM), VHF and UHF TV audio, VHF Air and public service frequencies. This new model features a rugged magnesium case with rubber bumpers and gaskets. It clearly sets the standard in ruggedness, versatility and water resistance. It is actually submersible (3 feet for 30 minutes). There is even an optional submersible speaker mic. Other features include: 24 hour clock, 900 memories, changeable icons, severe weather alert, and multicolor LED strobe. The VX-7R also has an Internet key to access the new WIRES™ system.
At only 2.5 x 4 x 1.2 inches it goes everywhere. Hikers and mountain climbers may connect the optional SU-1 Barometric Sensor for direct air pressure readings. No longer in-production, new VX-7Rs originally came with SMA Dual Section Antenna, FNB-80LI Lithium Ion Battery, NC-72B or PA-48B Battery Charger, Belt Clip, and Wrist Strap.