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Icom IC-48E

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur UHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 430-440 MHz (Europe)
RX: 430-440 MHz
Tuning steps:12.5 / 25 KHz
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:FM
Channels/memory management: 21 regular
1 call
Lithium battery backup
Repeater shift/offset:7.6 MHz (Default) or 0 to 9.9875 MHz in 12.5 KHz increments
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 450-800 mA
TX: 3.5 to 7.5 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / N-jack (On pigtail)
Dimensions (W*H*D):140*50*155 mm (5.51*1.97*6.1")
Weight:1.2 Kg (2.65 lb)
Other features:Auto dimmer.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 23.15 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.18 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:12.5 KHz (-6 dB)
25 KHz (-60 dB)
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:25 W5 W
Modulation system:Variable reactance frequency modulation
FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:600 ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input sensitivity:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1986-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (8.3 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options/Accessories:
HM-12
HM-14
HM-15
HM-16
HM-17
HS-15
HS-15SB
OPC-102
PS-45
SM-8
SM-10
SP-7
SP-10
UT-28
UT-29
Hand microphone with up/down buttons
Hand microphone with up/down buttons and DTMF pad
Hand microphone with up/down buttons and 1750 Hz tone call
Speaker-microphone
Speaker-microphone with 1750 Hz tone call
Flexible mobile microphone
Switch box for HS-15
DC power cable for PS-45
AC power supply. 13.8 VDC, 8 A
Desk microphone with dual line out
Desk microphone with compressor & equalizer
External speaker
Mobile speaker
DCS unit
Tone squelch unit (CTCSS/PL)