The YAESU FT-991 HF/50MHzJVHF/UHF All-Mode Transceiver continues to be the most popular and well-received of its class worldwide therefore, we are pleased to announce yet another powerful new software update that will help further increase the popularity of this wonderful unit. This exciting new firmware update enables the YAESU FT-991 operator to connect to a WIRES-X Node station and easily communicate worldwide thorugh the WIRES-X VoIP network, without the need for any additional accessories.
WIRES-X (Wide-Coverage Internet Repeater Enhancement System) is the fastest growing digital VoIP system for Amateur Radio that supports both Analog and C4FM Digital radio communications modes for superior audio quality, intuitive user IDs and advanced digital operating conveniences. This exciting new update continues to make YAESU FT-991 the best choice for an All-Mode All-Band rig to enjoy both casual and weak signal DXing, VHF/UHF communications, and, of course, the new WIRES-X Digital VoIP experience.
YAESU FT-991 WIRES-X Feature Enhancement Details:
• Superior Audio: High Quality Digital C4FM voice over Internet-Protocol based communication system.
• Digital/Analog mutual communication: Allows communications between both C4FM digital stations and conventional FM stations via WIRES-X
• Smart Access: Automatically locate and connect to nodes and rooms by utilizing the Smart Access function.
• Preset Search: Easily search and connect to local node stations from the transceiver, even when traveling in other areas.
The FT-991 does not support the News Station function or direct connection to the HRI-200 for operation as a node station.
All radios shipped after July 14, 2015 will include this new exciting feature. Current YAESU FT-991 owners can enjoy the new WIRES-X features on their own radios simply by downloading the firmware update from our website at http://www.yaesu.com.
We believe that this new firmware update adds an exciting new operating experience to the YAESU FT-991; these improvements are certain to contribute to the momentum that keeps the popularity of FT-991 moving forward. Thank you for your ongoing support ofYaesu Products and for your kind attention to this announcement.