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Icom IC-505

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 50-54 MHz
RX: 50-54 MHz
Tuning steps:100 Hz, 1 / 10 KHz
Frequency stability:Within 1 KHz @ -10 to +50C (15 to 125F)
Mode:SSB / CW (FM option)
Channels/memory management: 6 regular
Four R6/AA backup batteries
Repeater shift/offset:No dedicated. Use VFO A/B split instead
Power supply:13.8 VDC 20% (Nine LR20/D cells)
or 13.8 VDC external (3-pin connector)
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 250-300 mA
TX: Max 2.9 A (@ 10 W)
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / SO-239 or built-in telescopic whip
Dimensions (W*H*D):230*76*189 mm (9.1*3*7.4")
Weight:3.2 Kg (7.05 lb), with batteries
Other features:




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB/CW)
IF: 13.99Hz
Double conversion superheterodyne (FM option)
1st IF: 13.99 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: FM: 0.6 uV (20 dB noise quieting), with optional FM unit
SSB/CW: 0.5 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity: FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB), with optional FM unit
SSB/CW: 2.2 KHz (-6 dB), 5.2 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

High
@ 13.8V
Low

2 m:10 W3 W
Modulation system:FM: Variable reactance frequency modulation (optional)
SSB: Balanced modulation
Max FM deviation:5 KHz (With optional FM unit)
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, 19xx-19xx (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (4.9 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options/Accessories:
BC-15
IC-3PE
IC-BP10
IC-EX248
IC-HM11
IC-SM5
LC-10
AC charger for IC-BP10
AC power supply. 13.8 VDC, 3 A
NiCd battery pack
FM unit
Hand microphone with up/down buttons
Desk microphone
Carrying case