Read the manual first !

The Yaesu VX-2R is a microminiature 2 meter/440 MHz handheld with extensive receive frequency coverage, providing local-area two-way amateur communications along with unmatched monitoring capability.

Receive range is: 500 kHz to 999 MHz . This means you can hear the AM, shortwave and FM broadcast bands, TV audio, aircraft and public service channels.

Power output is with the supplied 1 amp hour Lithium Ion battery 1.5 watts VHF and 1 watt UHF. With the optional E-DC-21 DC adapter output jumps to 3 watts and 2 watts!. The VX-2R comes with the FNB-82LI lithium ion battery and charger, SMA flexible antenna, belt clip, plus a wrist strap

The current QST ads includes the following advice: Over a Thousand memory Channles... not 5000+ !

See the first VX2R webpages with remote controll software and modifications