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Icom IC-260E

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Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range:144-146 MHz
Tuning steps:5 / 1 / 0.1 KHz
Channels/memory management:3 regular
2 band edge (for programmed scan)
Repeater shift/offset:No dedicated. Use dual VFO split instead
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: Max 0.8 A
TX: Max 3.1 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):185*64*223 mm (7.3*2.5*8.8")
Weight:2.7 Kg (5.95 lbs)
Other features:Noise blanker, 1750 Hz tone burst

Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 10.75 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB/CW)
IF: 10.75 MHz
Sensitivity:FM: 0.6 uV (20 dB noise quieting)
SSB/CW: 0.5 uV (10 dB S+N/N)
Selectivity:FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.4 KHz (-6 dB), 4.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power/speaker:2 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohms
External speaker connector:3.5 mm

RF output power:Hi: 10 W
Lo: 1 W
Modulation system:FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced
Max FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:1.3 Kohm / 8-pin (Metal screw ring connector)

Manufactured:Japan, 1979-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price 1981 in the UK: 339.00
Related documents: User manual (4.4 MB)
FM-IF: MC3357
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