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Icom IC-W21E

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe, general
TX: 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 100-950 MHz
Italy
TX: 144-148 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 100-950 MHz

NB! The wide RX frequency range may require modification
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 50 KHz
Frequency stability:5 ppm @ 0 to 50C (32 to 122F)
Mode:FM
Channels / memory management: 64 regular (32 per band)
2 repeater (1 per band)
2 call (1 per band)
2 scan edge pairs (1 per band)
Priority function
RAM storage with rechargeable backup battery (Supercap?)
Repeater shift / offset:0 to 60 MHz in selected step size
Power supply:6-12 VDC (Battery pack) or 5-16 VDC external
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 15-200 mA
TX: Max 1.5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / BNC
Dimensions (W*H*D):57*125*35 mm (2.24*4.92*1.38"), with BP-157
Weight:390 g (13.76 oz)
Other features:Easy & multi-function mode. Clock. 1750 Hz tone call. Twin RX.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 43.1 MHz (VHF) - 35.8 MHz (UHF)
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:2 m/70 cm: 0.16 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:15 KHz (-6 dB)
30 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:60 dB
AF output power / speaker:200 mW at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

High
@ 12V
Low3Low2Low1EL
2 m:5 W3.5 W1.5 W500 mW15 mW
70 cm:5 W3.5 W1.5 W500 mW15 mW
Modulation system:Variable reactance frequency modulation
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:2 Kohm / ?-pin
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1992-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1992 in Sweden: SEK 4000:-
Related documents:User manual (2.6 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options / Accessories:
AD-25
AD-28
BC-77A
BC-77D
BC-77E
BC-77V
BC-79
BP-130
BP-131
BP-132
BP-157
CP-13L
FA-B270A
HM-9
HM-30
HM-46
HM-54
HM-55A
HM-75
HS-51
LC-105
LC-106
OPC-288L
SP-13
UT-63
Battery charge adapter
Battery pack adapter
Wall charger. 12 VDC, 100 mA
Wall charger. 12 VDC, 100 mA (For 220 VAC)
Wall charger. 12 VDC, 100 mA
Wall charger. 12 VDC, 100 mA
Desktop rapid charger
Battery case (Six LR6/AA batteries)
NiCd battery pack. 7.2 V, 900 mAh
NiCd battery pack. 12 V, 600 mAh
NiCd battery pack. 7.2 V, 900 mAh
Cigarette lighter cable with noise filter
Dual band flexible antenna
Speaker-microphone
Mounting bracket
Speaker-microphone
Speaker-microphone
Speaker-microphone with DTMF keypad
Speaker-microphone with remote control buttons
Headset with VOX & PTT
Carrying case, for use with BP-130, BP-131 & BP-157
Carrying case, for use with BP-132
DC power cable
Earphone
CTCSS/PL unit