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Last modified 2015-10-06

Icom IC-290E

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range:144-146 MHz
Tuning steps:100 Hz
5 / 1 KHz
Mode:FM/SSB/CW
Channels/memory management:5 regular
RAM-based. External backup power needed
Repeater shift/offset: Any in-band separation
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: Max 900 mA
TX: Max 3.1 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):170*64*218 mm (6.7*2.52*8.6")
Weight:2.5 Kg (5.51 lbs)
Other features:NB. 1750 Hz tone burst.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Single conversion superheterodyne (SSB/CW)
IF: 10.75 MHz
Double conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 10.75 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
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, 4-8 ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
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:? ohms / 8-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1981-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info:New price december 1984 in Sweden: 4295:- SEK
Related documents:User manual (4.9 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
BC-10A
IC-3PE
IC-BU1
IC-CK1
IC-HM8
IC-HM10
IC-SM5
IC-SP4
Memory backup with AC power supply
AC power supply, 13.8 VDC, 3 A
Memory backup battery unit
Memory backup DC power cord
Hand microphone with DTMF pad
Standard hand microphone with scanning function
Electret desk microphone
Mobile speaker