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Icom IC-2500A

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur UHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 440-450 / 1240-1300 MHz (USA)
RX: 440-450 / 1240-1300 MHz
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 KHz, 1 MHz
Frequency stability:? ppm @ -10 to +60C (14 to 140F)
Mode:FM
Channels/memory management: 40 regular (20 per band)
2 call (1 per band)
Lithium battery backup
Repeater shift/offset:Programmable
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 1 to 1.4 A
TX: 4 to 10.5 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / ?
Dimensions (W*H*D):150*50*195 mm (5.91*1.97*7.68")
Weight:1.8 Kg (3.97 lb)
Other features:CTCSS/PL encoder. Backlit buttons. AFC. Twin RX




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne (70 cm)
1st IF: 30.875 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (23 cm)
1st IF: 136.6 MHz
2nd IF: 17.2 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:70 cm: 0.18 uV (12 dB SINAD)
23 cm: 0.22 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:2.4 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
70 cm:35 W5 W
23 cm:10 W1 W
Modulation system:
FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:70 cm: Less than -60 dB
23 cm: Less than -50 dB (10 W)
Microphone impedance/connector:600 ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input sensitivity:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1989-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (4.9 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options/Accessories:
AH-1200
AHB-1200
HM-12
HM-14
HM-15
HS-15
HS-15SB
IC-PS30
OPC-044B
SM-8
SP-7
SP-8
SP-10
UT-40
23 cm mobile antenna
Trunk mount for AH-1200
Hand microphone
DTMF microphone
Hand microphone with 1750 Hz tone call
Flexible mobile microphone
Switchbox
Power supply, 13.8 VDC, 25 A
DC power cable
Desk microphone
External speaker
External speaker
External speaker
CTCSS/PL Tone squelch unit