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The Vertex (Yaesu) VR-120 is a new, micro sized handheld receiver almost identical is size and frequency coverage to the very popular Icom IC-R2. Perhaps the most noticeable difference between these two units being the VR-120's feature of up to 8 characters per channel for text description.

Frequency coverage is continuous from 100kHz - 1300MHz with modes of AM, NFM and WFM available. Unlike the VR-500 the VR-120 does not have LSB/USB modes.

The VR-120 also has a several other features not found on the Icom IC-R2 - this includes a basic frequency counter type feature whereby the VR-120 will search within +/- 50MHz, at high speed from the frequency displayed. When the strongest signal in that range is identified the VR-120 will display that frequency and store this in the special channel counter memory.

Main Features:

  • Frequency Range: 0.1000 MHz - 1299.99995 MHz
  • Modes: AM, NFM & WFM
  • Steps: 5, 6.25, 9, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 25, 30, 50 & 100kHz
  • Regular Memory; 640 Ch (10 banks of 64)
  • Alpha Numeric Display for text descriptions of memory channels
  • Priority Monitoring
  • Dual Watch
  • Menu Mode for Feature Customisation
  • Size: 85h x 59 w x 28d mm,
  • Weight: 195 g w/o Battery & Antenna

VR-120 front LCD
VR-120 Front LCD
VR-120 top
VR-120 View from top

The VR-120 requires 2 x AA battry cells and is fitted with a standard BNC antenna socket. A flexible antenna is supplied.

A draft English version of the VR-120 in ADobe PDF file format is available for download from our web site:


      The VR-120 is available from stock at the moment.

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