Yaesu FTA-550 Portable Airband Transceiver Details
The YAESU FTA-550 aviation transceiver is packed with valuable communication features, yet very affordable. Boasting an oversize full dot matrix LCD display, the FTA-550 airband transceiver provides full communication on the Aircraft communications band and additionally provides VOR and ILS navigation features on the “NAV” band. The FTA-550 aviation radio includes NOAA weather band monitoring and the capability of programming up to 200 memory VHS radio channels with a quick and easy channel recall feature. The brand new easy to operate menu system on Yaesu FTA-550 is icon driven making it simple to navigate through all of the powerful features this aviation transceivers has to offer. Additionally the FTA-550 can easily be reprogrammed in minutes using the optional PC programming software and the supplied USB programming cable.
Two FTA-550 Transceiver Packages Available
Yaesu FTA-550L Comes Supplied With:
Li-Ion battery, 110V and 12VDC charger with cradle, Alkaline battery tray, Antenna, Belt clip, headset adapter, and USB programming cable.
Yaesu FTA-550AA Comes Supplied With:
Alkaline battery tray, 12VDC Power cable, Antenna, Belt clip, headset adapter, and USB programming cable.
Yaesu FTA-550 Aviation Transceiver Features :
- 5 Watts TX Output Power (Airband: AM 5W P.E.P. type, 1.5W carrier)
- Huge 1.7″ x 1.7″ Full Dot Matrix display (160 x 160 Dots)
- ILS Navigation Display
- NOAA Weather Channel receive*
- NOAA Weather Alert*
- 200 Memory Channels with 15 alphanumeric characters
- Back-lit Keypad and display with dimmer
- Water Protection -IPX5 Rating
- Loud Audio (800 mW)
- Complies with Military Standard MIL-STD-810F
Easy to Operate Transceiver Menu System
The FTA-550 aviation radio transceiver comes configured with an easy to operate icon driven menu system. The displays and menu settings are logically configured for a more intuitive user interface.
Huge Dot Matrix Display (160 x 160 dots)
The FTA-550 features a huge 1.7″ x 1.7″ full dot matrix LCD display with full backlight and dimmer. The high resolution display makes it easier to view all the great features the FTA-550 has to offer.
VOR Navigation Display
When the FTA-550 transceiver receives a VOR signal, the display will automatically switch to the NAV band screen which shows a CDI based on the received signal.
200 Memory channels with up to 15 Alphanumeric characters
The FTA-550 can store up to 200 Memory channels for quick and easy retrieval. With the capability of using up to 15 Alphanumeric characters per name the FTA-550 allows for a better channel description.