Yaesu / Vertex Transceiver FTA-230
The FTA-230 boasts 700 mW of clean audio output and it also provides 8.33 kHz synthesizer steps for the new narrow-band channel plan.The FTA-230 displays information with our exclusive Omni-GlowTM display back-lighting for minimal degradation of your night vision. NOAA weather band monitoring, 8-character Alpha/Numeric Display, 150 Memory Channels, 100 "Book Memory" Channels, VOX, and Side Tone are just some of the many features provided. The channel configurations can be easily reprogrammed in minutes using the optional PC Programming Kit and your PC.,The FTA-230 was engineered for safety and durability. The radio is built around a solid die cast aluminum chassis with heavy duty gasketing throughout, allowing the radio to be submerged up to 3' for 30 minutes (JIS7 waterproofing standard) making this the most durable aviation transciever on the market today.,The FTA-230 can receive all 10 NOAA weather broadcast frequencies. The Automatic Active Weather Channel Locator automatically scans for active NOAA weather stations in your area when WX band is selected. The FTA-230 includes a special feature that sounds an alarm when the special "Severe Weather" alert tone is received from a weather broadcast station. This can warn you of potentially hazardous flying conditions.