Yaesu FT-101 series


The FT-101 series of transceivers first appeared outside of the United States in 1970 and then inside the United States in late 1971. It gained overnight approval of amateur radio operators for its quality of signal, flexibility and for professional attention to workmanship and design. The modular design of 10 solid state circuit boards on a common chassis with a tube amplifier caught the eye of hams world wide.

Download manual early series(PDF)
Download manual late series(PDF) 

Extensive information: NW2M's 101 series page and FoxTango.org


Receiving Frequency Range:
.5-30 MHz*   (80/40/20/15/10 meters)
Transmitting Frequency Range:
.5-30 MHz*   (80/40/20/15/10 meters)
Emission Modes:
USB, LSB(J3E), CW (A1A), AM (A3E)
Antenna Impedance:
50 Ohm nominal
Operating Temp. Range:
-10C ~+50C
Supply Voltage:
110/220 Volt AC or 13.9 Volt DC
Power Consumption (AC):
Rx 35 watts, Tx 300 watts
Power Consumption (DC):0
Rx 0.5 amps, Tx 20.0 amps
Dimensions (WHD):
13-1/2" x 6" x 11-1/2"
Weight Approx.:
35 Lbs.
Power Input:
SSB 260 watts PEP DC Input (130 watts output)
CW 180 watts PEP DC Input  ( 90 watts output)
AM 80 watts PEP DC Input   ( 40 watts output)

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