Yaesu Announces NEW FTA-850L
We are pleased to introduce the new FTA-850L – Air-band Handheld Transceiver. The new FTA-850L is a full featured handheld transceiver with the precious color LCD. The FTA-850L transmits and receives on the International Aircraft Communication Band (“COM” band; 118 to 136.975MHz) and also provides VOR and ILS navigation features on the “NAV” band (108 to 117.975MHz).
Some of the basic and new features of the FTA-850L include:
Integrated 66 Channel WAAS GPS receiver
The FTA-850L features an integrated 66 Channel WAAS GPS receiver providing the capability of quickly storing current position information as well as manually entering in waypoints for reliable navigation. When a waypoint is activated the navigation screen features a compass display with Bearing, Course over ground, distance and speed information.
GPS Position Logging operation
The FTA-850L includes a GPS Logging feature when activated automatically stores your position information at preset intervals. This is a great feature when backtracking is necessary.
ILS (Localizer & Glide Slope) and VOR Navigation
When the FTA-850L receives a VOR signal the display will automatically switch to the Navigation band screen, with CDI (Course Deviation Indicator) based on the received VOR signal.
Flight-Route Display and Navigation
The FTA-850L is configured with Flight-Route Display and Navigation with a highly sensitive built-in GPS unit.
Huge TFT Full-color display
The FTA-850L features a huge 2.4-inch & TFT Full-Color Display (240 x 320 pixel). The high resolution and color display makes it easier to view all the great features the FTA-850L has to offer.
400 Channel Memory bank
The FTA-850L can store up to 400 Memory channels for quick and easy retrieval.
The FTA-850L channel configurations can easily be reprogrammed using the supplied USB programming cable and the optional YCE46 programming software.