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Icom IC-290D

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 144-146 MHz (Europe)
RX: 144-146 MHz
Tuning steps:FM: 5 / 1 KHz
SSB/CW: 1 Khz / 100 Hz
Frequency stability:Within 1.5 KHz @ -10 to +60C (14 to 140F)
Mode:FM/SSB/CW
Channels/memory management: 5 regular
RAM storage
Repeater shift/offset: Any in-band, in 100 KHz steps
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15% (3-pin connector)
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 700-900 mA
TX: 1.6-5 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):170*64*218 mm (6.69*2.52*8.58")
Weight:2.5 Kg (5.51 lb)
Other features:1750 Hz tone burst. NB.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB/CW)
IF: 10.75 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 10.75 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: FM: <0.6 uV for 20 dB noise quieting
SSB/CW: <0.5 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity: FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:>60 dB
AF output power/speaker:2 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: Hi: 25 W
Lo: 1 W
Modulation system: FM: Variable reactance frequency modulation
SSB: Balanced modulation
FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:1.3 Kohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input sensitivity:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1983-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price december 1984 in Sweden: SEK 4695:-
Related documents:User manual (4.9 MB)
Modifications:
Reviews:
Options/Accessories:
BC-10A
IC-CK1
IC-HM7
IC-HM8
IC-HM10
IC-SM5
IC-SP4
Memory backup AC power supply
Memory backup DC power cord
Hand microphone
Hand microphone with DTMF pad
Standard hand microphone with scanning function
Electret desk microphone
Mobile speaker
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