Taking the backlit transceiver screen to a complete new level, Yaesu’s FTA-550L features an outstanding 1.7″ x 1.7″ full dot matric LCD display with a user-friendly, icon-driven menu system. The backlight’s brightness is fully adjustable to deal with virtually any lights condition, and all of the unit boasts an IPX5 water protection rating for reliable operation in all environments.Also impressive is the -550L’s VOR navigation capabilities. When the unit picks up a VOR signal, the display routinely is going to the NAV screen and displays a CDI for the signal. The transceiver also supports ILS localizer navigation, and receives both NOAA weather channels and alerts. Moreover, the transceiver can store as much as 200 memory channels with 15 alphanumeric character designations. A compact, lightweight, incredibly versatile unit for your entire aviation communication needs.