Yaesu FT-101ZD Review

Yaesu FT-101ZD
Yaesu FT-101ZD Ham Radio
5.0 out of 5 stars (based on 2 reviews)
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Yaesu FT-101ZD Overview

The Yaesu FT-101ZD was a great old rig that was built to last. It was easily capable of 100W output and initially sold for around $775AUD. The 101ZD was a great upgrade with the digital frequency counter and a large, easy to read S meter. This was my first ever HF rig and I loved it. They are still available on eBay for around the $400 mark however they often require some restoration work.


I love the FT101ZD !

September 18, 2023

What a great old radio, robust performance, great looks and built like a tank. I kinda liked tuning the output after warm up. The digital frequency counter was a great addition to these old radios.

Eric Jackson

A brilliant old radio !

October 27, 2020

A great old boat anchor, still a legendary radio that can hold it’s own against the modern solid state stuff. The 101 actually required a bit of work and tuning to get on air. It was kinda fun waiting for the thing to warm up and then fine tuning it for max power. Wonderful old radio.

Todd Jefferson