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Last modified 2016-08-21

Icom IC-970

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range:144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Asia) + optional bands
Tuning steps:10 Hz / 1 / 5 / 10 / 12.5 / 20 / 25 / 100 KHz
Mode:FM/SSB/CW (ATV option)
Channels/memory management:99 regular on each band
2 scan edge on each band
2 call on each band
Lithium backup battery
Repeater shift/offset:0-10 MHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15% (Mains option)
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 2-3 A @ 13.8 VDC
TX: 3.5-8 A @ 13.8 VDC
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / 1*SO-239, 1*N-jack
Dimensions (W*H*D):425*149*406 mm (16.7*5.9*16")
Weight:14.5 Kg (32 lbs), without PS-35
16.8 Kg (37 lbs), with PS-35
Other features:Notch filter, NB, Remote preamp control, DDS system. C-IV. Twin RX




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Single- double- or triple conversion superheterodyne, depending on band and mode
IF matrix
Sensitivity:FM: 0.18 uV (12 dB SINAD)
SSB/CW: 0.11 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity:FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.3 KHz (-6 dB), 4.2 KHz (-60 dB)
CW narrow (option): 500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.3 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:1.5 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohms
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power (2 m / 70 cm):1.5-10 W
Modulation system:FM: Variable reactance frequency modulation
SSB: Balanced modulation
Max FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone connector/impedance:8-pin / 600 ohms




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1990-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:Service manual (64.5 MB, in japanese)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
UX-97
UX-98
UX-R96
TV-970
PS-35
UT-34
UT-36
EX-243
CR-293
FL-132
FL-133
MB-19
23 cm band unit, 10 W
13 cm band unit, 1 W
50-905 MHz receiver unit
Amateur TeleVision adapter (Mode A5 & A9 - AM video)
Internal lightweight switch mode power supply
Tone squelch unit
Voice synthesizer unit
Electronic keyer unit
High-stability crystal unit
CW narrow filter (500 Hz), main RX
CW narrow filter (500 Hz), sub RX
Rack mounting handles