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Icom IC-900A

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Modular amateur HF/VHF/UHF transceiver system
Frequency range: TX: 140.1-150 / 440-450 MHz
RX: 138-174 / 440-450 MHz
(With band modules UX-29A and UX-49A)
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 KHz (Except UX-129A)
10 / 20 KHz (With UX-129A)
Frequency stability:10 ppm @ -10 to +60C (14 to 140F)
Mode:FM
Channels/memory management:10 regular per band
1 call per band
1 programmed scan pair
Repeater shift/offset:Depending on band units
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 0.7-1.7 A (Main + sub band)
TX: 1.5-9.5 A (Check the service manual for band unit details)
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / SO-239 (N-jack for UX-129A)
Dimensions (W*H*D): Controller: 150*50*25 mm (5.91*1.97*0.98")
Interface A: 177*25*177 mm (6.97*0.98*6.97")
Interface B: 177*25*192 mm (6.97*0.98*7.56")
(Check the service manual for band unit details)
Weight: Controller: 200 g (7.06 oz)
Interface A: 500 g (1.1 lb)
Interface B: 900 g (1.98 lb)
(Check the service manual for band unit details)
Other features:CTCSS/PL encoder. Twin RX.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Check the service manual for band unit details
Sensitivity:Check the service manual for band unit details
Selectivity:Check the service manual for band unit details
Image rejection:Check the service manual for band unit details
AF output power/speaker:2.4 W at ?% distortion / No internal speaker
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLowBand unit
10 m:10 W1 WUX-19A
6 m:10 W1 WUX-59A
2 m:25 W5 WUX-29A
2 m:45 W5 WUX-29H
70 cm:25 W5 WUX-49A
1.25 m:25 W5 WUX-39A
23 cm:10 W1 WUX-129A
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, 1987-1988 (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1989 in the US: $569.95
Related documents: User manual (3.1 MB)
Service manual (9.6 MB), including band units
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
CF-11
HS-15
HS-15SB
IC-PS30
MB-21
SP-8
SP-10
UT-28
UT-29
UX-19A
UX-29A
UX-29A
UX-29H
UX-29H
UX-39A
UX-49A
UX-49A
UX-59A
UX-129A
Cooling fan kit
Flexible mobile microphone
Switch box
AC power supply. 13.8 VDC, max 25 A
Remote controller bracket
External speaker
External speaker
DCS unit
Tone squelch unit
10 m band unit, 10 W
2 m band unit, 25 W (USA and Asia)
2 m band unit, 25 W (Australia)
2 m band unit, 45 W (USA and Asia)
2 m band unit, 45 W (Australia)
1.25 m (220 MHz) band unit, 25 W
70 cm band unit, 25 W (USA)
70 cm band unit, 25 W (Australia and Asia)
6 m band unit, 10 W
23 cm band unit, 10 W