The FT-450D is a compact yet superb HF/50MHz radio with state-of-the-art IF DSP technology configured to provide World Class performance in an easy to operate package. New licensees, casual operators, DX chasers, contesters, portable / field enthusiasts, and emergency service providers…This Radio is for YOU !
The current "FT 450D" model includes some great features not offered with the original FT 450 and FT 450AT models that have been discontinued.
Illuminated Key Buttons
300Hz / 500Hz / 2.4 kHz CW IF Filter
Front Feet Stand *
Classically Designed Main Dial * and Knobs
Dynamic Microphone MH-31A8J Included
* Yaesu sells these items separately so that FT 450 and FT 450AT Owners can equip their radios with these desirable features. The parts can be purchased from Authorized Yaesu Dealers or direct from the Yaesu Parts Department in Cypress, CA. Click on "Files" tab at the top of this web page for Instructions for making these modifications.
Compact Size & Lightweight
The FT-450D comes - complete with an Automatic Antenna Tuner - is a compact 9”W x 3.3”H x 8.5”D (w/o knobs) weighing only 8.8 pounds. This lightweight package is designed to be used as a desktop radio at home or in portable applications. The FT-450D can also be used mobile with the MMB-90 convenient mobile bracket accessory. Besides home or mobile operation, this easy to pack radio is a DXpeditioner or Emergency Service Provider dream come true - compact, lightweight, high performance receiver, and 100 watts output on 160 through 6 meters Amateur Radio bands.