NEW RADIO PRODUCTS
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The New Icom 706: HF/50/144MHz!
Just when you buy a dual band radio up pops a tribander!!!!
ICOM LAUNCH THE NEW HF/50MHz/144MHZ TRANSCEIVER
The radio features 30k/cs to 200/MHz receiver ALL MODE including WFM for the broadcast bands.
On Tx the radio covers the usual amateur bands plus 50 to 54MHz and 144 to 148MHz.
Power output is 100 watts on HF and 50MHz and 10 watts on 144MHz, all modes are supported including RTTY. The unit is smaller than the TS50 or DX70H and weighs just 2.5kg.
101 memories are available with two of them used for band edge scanning. The RX section is continuous 32K/cs to 200/MHz with NO gaps, this is the first time an amateur transceiver has had this type of coverage, and will be ideal for the VHF enthusiast to
monitor Sporadic "E" etc.
Also featured is a detatchable front panel, so the main "body" can be stored under you drivers seat or bench.
Inbuilt electronic Keyer.
Optional antenna tuner.
1Hz tuning steps.
Up to 9 alpha numeric characters can be stored per memory.
144MHz Call channel.
LSB/USB/CW/RTTY/FSK/AM/FM all standard.
WFM on Rx.
Lots more on offer....
...Available late May/early June.
SSB/CW/RTTY HF = .16
50MHz = .16
HF/50/144 all 2.00
HF and 50MHz = .5
144MHz = .25
HF and 50MHz 5 to 100 watts adjustable
144MHz .5 to 10 watts adjustable
Internal keyer has adjustable weight, adjustable pitch 300z to 900z.
Simple spectrum scope function
Digital RF/S meter
Frequency resolution = 1/10z
IF's = 69.01MHz, 9.01MHz, and 455khz (FM)
SSB/CW -6db 2.3khz
RTTY -6db 2.3khz
AM -6db 6khz
Power selection variable in 5% steps.
Mike = 600ohm
Antenna connectors = 2, one for HF/50MHz, one for 144MHz
RIT = 1.2khz
Mike tone adjustable
Tuning steps AUTO
Twin VFO's A/B
Size = W167, H58, D200
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