The model FT-101E/277E SSB Transceiver is a precision built,
compact high performance transceiver of advanced design
providing SSB (USB. LSB selectable). CVV and V1 modes of
operation The transceiver operates at an input of 260 watts
SSB. 180 watts CW and 80 watts AM on all bands 160 to 10 meters.
All circuits, except the transmitter driver and linear
amplifier, are transistorized and composed of standard
computer type plug-in modules, permiting easy maintenance.
The transceiver is self contained, requiring only an
an-tenna and an A.C. mains for home, portable or mobile
operation. The transceiver may be operated from 100/110/
117/200/220/23-1 volts AC when appropriately wired but is
normally supplied for 117 volt AC and 12 volt DC operation.
The two way solid state power supply is an integral part of
the unit. Two power cords are provided with the transceiver.
Selection of AC or DC power source is automatically made
when the proper line cord plug is inserted.
For mobile operation a separate switch is provided on the
front panel to turn off the tube heaters while in
the receive mode. In this mode the transceiver draws only
0.5 amp. less than your auto dash lights.
All accessories, such as VOX. break in CVV with side tone.
25 and 100 KHz calibrators, noise blanker, 10 MHz WWV are
built in. In addition . dual VFO adaptor, crystal control
adaptor, speaker and clarifier arc integral parts of the
unit. Provision is made for the installation of 600 h
crystal filter for the exper t CVV DX operator. The CVV
filter is selected automatically when the transceiver mode
switch is placed in the CVV position.
The entire transceiver weighs approximately 30 pounds, is 13
1/2” wide, 6" high. 11 1/2" deep. Construction is of
heavy-gauge steel which provides an extremely rugged
package, virtually immune to the effects of vibration and shock
The SP 101P1V277PB combination phone patch and external
speaker, is a valuable optional accessory for base
operation. The unit features an elliptical type speaker for
high quality voice reproduction. Other optional
equipment includes the FV-101B/277B external VFO and mobile