Listed price for VX-8 and options

VX-8: 59,800 JPY
That would be roughly $575.00 at current exchange rates.

** Options **
GPS unit FGPS-2: 9,800 JPY
GPS unit adaptor CT-136: 4,200 JPY
Mic w/ GPS adaptor function MH-74A7A: 5,900 JPY
Bluetooth BU-1: 10,800 JPY
BH-1: 12,800 JPY
BH-2: 9,800 JPY

** For your reference **
The listed price for other YAESU HTs
VX-3: 34,800 JPY
VX-6: 47,040 JPY
VX-7: 57,540 JPY

These are listed price includes tax and not the street price.

VX-8 APRS display

From the monitored APRS stations list, you can select the station and you will find the detailed information for it.

I bring my VX-2 and TinyTrak3+ to the Ham Fair and I sent beacon.
This VX-8 monitored my beacon and it had been displayed like this.

VX-8 display details


Navigation display.
Current position of here

List of monitored APRS stations

Can you find my callsing on it?

VX-8 w/ CT-136

VX-8 w/
GPS unit, FGPS-2,
GPS unit adaptor CT-136

GPS unit, FGPS-2 w/
GPS unit adaptor CT-136

GPS unit, FGPS-2 w/
GPS unit adaptor CT-136



VX-8 w/
GPS unit, FGPS-2 and
external mic MH-74A7A.

GPS unit, FGPS-2 and
external mic MH-74A7A.


*** Prototype ***

The preliminary information.
These are not the official information but the sales rep at the ICOM booth implies.
An IC-756PRO 3 might be replaced by the IC-7600 and it might be release during this coming winter.
The list price might be the same price range of an IC-756PRO 3.
It supports an USB audio.
With an external keyboard, the IC-7600 supports a digital mode such as a RTTY and PSK31, even without a PC.
It might have the limited dual receive function for the same frequency and same mode.

Ham Fair 2008

Ham Fair 2008


Coming soon!!

Ham Fair 2008 will be held in Tokyo on August 23rd (Saturday) and 24th (Sunday).


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