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Picture of Setting up a VX-6 ham radio for the beginner
Materials:
Amateur Radio License (required to legally operate the radio)
Yaesu VX-6 radio
These Instructions

Time: 2-5 minutes

Programming and using a Yaesu VX-6 handheld can be a complex task as the radio is almost entirely menu driven. These instructions will cover three of the main tasks to operate the radio: selecting a frequency, setting the repeater tone, and saving to memory.

Image from page 1 of the Yaesu VX-6R Operating Manual.
Copyright 2007 by Vertex Standard Co.

Step 1: Selecting a frequency

Picture of Selecting a frequency
Power on the radio by pressing and holding the power button on the center left. The Unit will turn on and display the battery voltage. The battery is fully charged at 8.3 volts and fully discharged at 7.3 volts.


Image from page 12 of the Yaesu VX-6R Operating Manual.
Copyright 2007 by Vertex Standard Co.