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We proudly introduce the new 2nd generation FT-450D 100-Watt HF/50MHz ultra compact HF Transceiver. The FT-450D follows on the success that the FT-450 achieved among Amateur Radio operators.

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The rugged die-cast chassis makes it perfect for mobile usage and it's packed with easy-to-use features.

The FT-450D's ATU (Automatic Antenna Tuner) includes 100 memories for quick tuning during field operation when using a folded dipole, for example.

The new FT-450D provides World Class performance in an easy to operate package. The performance remains at the same high level as the 1st generation AT model; a built-in ATU, 100 Watts of output power on SSB, CW and FM (25 Watts AM), with Digital Signal Processing (DSP) utilized throughout the design, providing leading-edge performance on both transmit and receive.

New additional features are:
•  Key Illumination
•  Foot Stand
•  CW narrow 300 Hz IF DSP Filter available without any optional filters
•  Classically Designed Main Dials and Knobs
•  Striking new black and white look
•  Supplied with the MH-31A8J hand microphone with up/down and fast keys and a tone selector switch.

Key Features:

  • Large, informative LCD Negative type Front Panel Display with convenient Control knobs and Switches. The display shows the Frequency, S-Meter, a Graphical indication of RF to IF settings, and the DSP Interference Elimination settings (Contour, Notch, DNR, WIdth and Shift).
  • Key, Mic & Phone jacks are provided on the front panel for handy access.
  • Compact Size & Lightweight.
  • Rugged aluminium die-cast chassis with large thermostatically-controlled cooling fan.
  • Operates anywhere using the built-in Automatic Antenna Tuner, or optional External Antenna Tuning systems.
  • 67.899 MHz 4 pole 10kHz Roofing Filter (MCF/Monolithic Crystal Filter) and 8 band-pass filters at the RF stages provide excellent suppression of out-of-band interference.
  • 20dB Att (Attenuator) and IPO (Intercept Point Optimization) feature allows optimisation of the receiver front-end characteristics, to improve receiver dynamic range.


  • Legendary Yaesu IF DSP system, well regarded among top and world-class DX operators.
  • Independent Fast IF Shift control.
  • Functions for eliminating interference together with IF Shift.
  • Contour Control Operation with Yaesu's unique CONTOUR filter.
  • Manual IF Notch.
  • Digital Noise Reduction (DNR).
  • IF Width Tuning.
  • 10-Preset Digital Microphone Equalizer selections.
  • DSP VOX Operation.
  • Two Voice Memories (SSB/AM/FM) stores up to 10 seconds of audio in each memory.
  • Digital Voice Announcement, announces Frequency, Mode and S-Meter readings.


  • Selectable 300Hz/500Hz/2.4kHz CW IF Filters.
  • Built-in Electronic Keyer.
  • Keyer speed adjustable between 4 WPM and 60 WPM.
  • Weight (Dot:Dash Ratio) adjustable.
  • T/R recovery delay programmable (30 - 3000ms)
  • CW Beacon - Up to 118 characters using the CW message keyer 3 memory banks.
  • Pitch Adjustment (400 - 800Hz, in 100Hz steps).
  • CW Spotting (Zero-Beating) function.
  • CW Reverse - provides BFO injection from LSB side instead of default USB side.
  • Sidetone Generator.
  • Keying on SSB modes.
  • Keying using Up/Down keys on the microphone.
  • Training feature sends random Morse Code via the built-in sidetone generator.

Additional Features

  • Large, easy to read digital S-Meter with peak hold capability.
  • QMB (Quick Memory Bank).
  • Key Illumination.
  • Versatile Memory System; up to 500 memory channels may be separated into as many as 13 Memory Groups.
  • TXW, to monitor the Transmit Frequency when split frequency operation is engaged.
  • Clarifier.
  • Built-in TCXO for incredible ±1 ppm/hour stabiltiy (@ 25ºC, after warmup).
  • Dedicated Data Jack for DATA operation (FSK RTTY available).
  • CTCSS Operation (FM).
  • My Band/My Mode functions; recalls your favourite operating environments.
  • Lock Function.
  • CS Switch to recall a favourite Menu Selection directly.
  • TOT (TX Time Out Timer).
  • Various Scan functions.
  • CAT System (D-sub 9 pin) for Computer Programming.
  • Cloning Capability.

RX Frequency Range 30 kHz - 56 MHz (operating)
  160 - 6m (specified performance, Amateur bands only)
TX Frequency Range 160 - 6m (Amateur bands only)
Frequency Stability ±1 ppm/hour (@ 25ºC, after warm-up)
Operating Temperature Range -10ºC - +50ºC
Emission Modes A1A (CW), A3E (AM), J3E (LSB,USB), F3E (FM)
Frequency Steps 1/10/20Hz (SSB & CW), 100/200Hz (AM & FM)
Antenna Impedance 50 Ω, unbalanced
Power Consumption RX (signal present) 1.5A
  TX (100W) 22A
Supply Voltage 13.8 VDC, ±10%
Dimensions (W x H x D, mm) 229 x 84 x 217
Weight (approx, Kg) 4.0
Power Output 100 Watts (25W, AM Carrier)
Modulation Types J3E (SSB): Balanced
  A3E (AM): Low-Level (Early Stage)
  F3E (FM): Variable Reactance
Maximum FM Deviation ±5.0 kHz / ±2.5 kHz
Harmonic Radiation Better than -60dB (160 - 10m Amateur bands)
  Better than -70dB (6m Amateur band)
SSB Carrier Suppression At least 60dB below peak output
Undesired Sideband Suppression At least 60dB below peak output
Audio Response (SSB) Not more than -6dB from 300 to 2400Hz
Microphone Impedance 600Ω (200 to 10kΩ)
Circuit Type Double-Conversion Superheterodyne
Intermediate Frequencies (IF) 1st IF 67.899kHz  /  2nd IF 24kHz
Sensitivity (IPO Off, ATT: Off)  
SSB (BW: 2.4kHz, 10dB S+NN)
  0.25µV (1.8 - 2.0MHz)
  0.25µV (3.5 - 30MHz)
  0.20µV (50 - 54 MHz)
AM (BW: 6kHz, 10db S+NN)
  30% modulation @ 400Hz
  2.00µV (1.8 - 2.0MHz)
  2.00µV (3.5 - 30MHz)
  1.00µV (50 - 54MHz)
FM (BW: 10kHz, 12dB SINAD)
  0.50µV (28 - 30MHz)
  0.30µV (50 - 54MHz)
  ** There is no specification in frequency ranges not listed.
Squelch Sensitivity

(IPO Off, ATT: Off)

  2.50µV (1.8 - 30MHz)
  1.00µV (50 - 54 MHz)
  0.32µV (28 - 30MHz)
  0.16µV (50 - 54MHz)
  ** There is no specification in frequency ranges not listed.
Selectivity (-6 / -60dB)  
Mode -6 dB -60 dB
CW-N 0.25kHz or better 0.7kHz or better
SSB 2.2kHz or better 4.5kHz or better
AM 6kHz or better 20kHz or better
FM 15kHz or better 30kHz or better
FM-N 9kHz or better 25kHz or better
Image Rejection 80dB or better
IF Rejection 80dB or better (160 - 10m Amateur bands)
  65dB or better (6m Amateur band)
Maximum Audio Output 2.2W into 4Ω with 10% THD
Audio Output Impedance 4 to 16Ω (8Ω: nominal)
Conducted Radiation Less than 4000 µµW

Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice, and are guaranteed within the Amateur bands only.

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J'ai eu l'occasion de tester les premiers ft450, il y avait quelque défauts en cw, le bouton de vfo pas très agréable.
Cette nouvelle version que j'ai pu essayer au club, je l'ai trouvée hyper aboutie, les défauts corrigés, maladie de jeunesses aussi, vfo très agréable, un look plus pro également
A l'époque je le trouvais un peu meilleur en ssb en regard au ft857/ft897
Et le ft857/ft897 un peu meilleur en cw.

Pour la facilité d'usage et son dsp règlable plus rapidement, actuellement, je le trouve un peu supérieur au ft857 et ft897.
En cw étroit je trouve qu'il y a moins de présence de ringing ce qui est agréable

C'est un appareil fantastique en regard du prix et complet également.

  • 3 out of 3 people found this review useful.

ON3PDX Philippe.

Super appareil, facile d'emploi et super complet.
Tuner intégré adapte mon antenne Diamond BB6W sur toutes les bandes.
Service impeccable, livraison gratuite à la maison du FT-450D, dès sa réception au siège Belge de LLN.
Serge super sympa.
A Bientôt

  • 3 out of 3 people found this review useful.

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Yaesu - FT-450D - BASE HF/50MHZ - DSP

Yaesu - FT-450D - BASE HF/50MHZ - DSP


We proudly introduce the new 2nd generation FT-450D 100-Watt HF/50MHz ultra compact HF Transceiver. The FT-450D follows on the success that the FT-450 achieved among Amateur Radio operators.