A perfect transceiver for a NEW HAM. As described online: " The Yaesu FT-450 is an entry level amateur radio transceiver made by Yaesu. It transmits on eleven amateur bands, from 160 meters through 6 meters. It also has a receive frequency coverage of 30 kHz to 56 MHz. The FT-450 features an IF-DSP, which is uncommon for its price range" Has built-in automatic tuner and DSP. Price to lower 48 states $525 including shipping. Paypal is OK.