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Last modified 2015-08-17

Icom IC-229A

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 144-148 MHz
RX: 136-174 MHz
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 KHz
1 MHz
Mode:FM
Channels/memory management:20 regular
2 scan edge
1 call
Lithium backup battery
Repeater shift/offset:0-10 MHz in 25 KHz steps
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 500-800 mA
TX: 2-6 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SO-239 (on pigtail)
Dimensions (W*H*D):140*40*105 mm (5.5*1.6*4.1")
Weight:750 gr (1.7 lbs)
Other features:Built-in CTCSS/PL encoder, RF attenuator, AF tone hi/lo




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 17.2 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.16 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:2.4 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohms
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power: Hi: 25 W
Lo3: 10 W
Lo2: 5 W
Lo1: 1 W
Modulation system:Variable reactance
Max FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:600 ohms / 8-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1990-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:PLL IC: PLL2001
Related documents:User manual (3.3 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
HM-56
HM-58
HM-59
HS-15
HS-15SB
IC-PS30
MB-34
PS-45
SM-6
SP-4
SP-7
SP-10
SP-12
UT-50
UT-51
UT-55
Hand microphone with 14 DTMF memories for auto dialing
Hand microphone
Hand microphone with 1750 Hz tone call
Flexible mobile microphone
Switchbox, for use with HS-15
AC power supply, 13.8 VDC, max 25 A
Joint plates, for stacking IC-229/IC-449 series transceivers
AC power supply, 13.8 VDC, max 8 A
Desktop microphone with up/down switches and 2*line output
External speaker, 3 W, 4 ohms
External speaker, 5 W, 8 ohms
External speaker, 5 W, 4 ohms
External speaker, slim, 3 W, 8 ohms
Tone squelch unit
Tone encoder unit
DTMF encoder/decoder unit