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Last modified 2017-12-02

Icom IC-R8600

A picture of Icom IC-R8600

SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:VHF/UHF receiver/scanner
Frequency range:0.01-3000 MHz
Cellular blocked in the US (Still in 2017? Really?)
Tuning steps:Down to 1 Hz
Mode:AM/FM/WFM/SSB/CW/FSK/DV (D-Star, Apco P25, NXDN, dPMR & DCR)
Channels/memory management: 2000 regular with alpha tags
50 scan edge pairs
200 Auto memory write
100 scan skip
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:1.8-2 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / N-jack (Ant1), SO-239 (Ant2)
500 ohms / Phono/RCA (Ant3)
Dimensions (W*H*D):220*90*230 mm (8.66*3.54*9.05")
Weight:4.3 Kg (9.5 lbs)
Other features: 4.3" touch screen color display with spectrum scope and waterfall.
SDR with I/Q output. 10.7 MHz IF output. LAN jack. USB port.
CI-V port. SD-card slot. 11 HF and 13 VHF/UHF bandpass filters.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Direct sampling (0.01-30 MHz)
Double conversion superheterodyne (30-1100 MHz)
Triple conversion superheterodyne (1100-3000 MHz)
IF matrix
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N. BW=6 KHz. Preamp on)
0.1-1.8 MHz: 16 dBu (4.89 uV)
1.8-30 MHz: 8 dBu (1.95 uV)
30-1100 MHz: 15 dBu (4.35 uV)
1100-2000 MHz: 15 dBu (4.35 uV)
2000-3000 MHz: 15 dBu (4.35 uV)
FM (12 dB SINAD. BW=15 KHz. Preamp on)
28-30 MHz: -6 dBu (0.39 uV)
30-1100 MHz: -6 dBu (0.39 uV)
1100-2000 MHz: -6 dBu (0.39 uV)
2000-3000 MHz: -4 dBu (0.49 uV)
WFM (12 dB SINAD. BW 180 KHz. Preamp on)
30-1100 MHz: 3 dBu (1.1 uV)
1100-2000 MHz: 3 dBu (1.1 uV)
2000-3000 MHz: 5 dBu (1.4 uV)
SSB/CW/FSK (10 dB S/N. BW SSB/FSK=2.4 KHz, CW=500 Hz. Preamp on)
0.1-1.8 MHz: -6 dBu (0.39 uV)
1.8-30 MHz: -14 dBu (0.15 uV)
30-1100 MHz: -10 dBu (0.24 uV)
1100-2000 MHz: -10 dBu (0.24 uV)
2000-3000 MHz: -8 dBu (0.31 uV)
DV: D-Star/NXDN/dPMR/DCR (1% BER. Preamp on)
28-1100 MHz: -2 dBu (0.62 uV)
1100-2000 MHz: -2 dBu (0.62 uV)
2000-3000 MHz: 0 dBu (0.77 uV)
DV: Apco P25 (5% BER. Preamp on)
28-1100 MHz: -5 dBu (0.44 uV)
1100-2000 MHz: -5 dBu (0.44 uV)
2000-3000 MHz: -3 dBu (0.55 uV)
Selectivity: AM (BW=6 KHz)
6 KHz (-3 dB), 15 KHz (-60 dB)
FM (BW=15 KHz)
12 KHz (-6 dB), 25 KHz (-60 dB)
WFM
180 KHz (-6 dB)
SSB/FSK (BW=2.4 KHz)
2.4 KHz (-3 dB), 3.6 KHz (-60 dB)
CW (BW=500 Hz)
500 Hz (-3 dB), 700 Hz (-60 dB)
Image rejection: 0.1-30 MHz: 70 dB
30-1100 MHz: 50 dB
1100-2500 MHz: 40 dB
2500-3000 MHz: 40 dB
AF output power/speaker:2 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohms
External speaker connector:




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 2016-20xx
Additional info: New price 2017 in Japan: 228000 Yen
New price 2017 in Sweden: 27995:- SEK
Related documents: User manual (22.3 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
AD-55NS
AH-710
AH-8000
CAB-1258
CS-R8600
MB-123
RC-28
RS-R8600
SP-23
SP-39AD
Power supply. 15 V, 2 A (100-240 VAC input)
Folded dipole antenna (1.9-30 MHz
Discone antenna (100-3335 MHz)
DC power cable. 3 m (9.8 ft)
Programming software
Carrying handle
Remote encoder (requires RS-R8600)
Remote control software
External speaker
External speaker with built-in power supply