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Last modified 2015-10-10

Icom IC-821H

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
TX: 144-148 / 430-450 MHz (USA & Australia)
TX: 144-146 / 432-438 MHz (Sweden)
RX: 136-174 / 420-460 MHz
Tuning steps:1 / 10 / 50 / 100 Hz
5 / 10 / 12.5 / 20 / 25 / 100 KHz
Mode:FM/SSB/CW
Channels/memory management:80 regular per band
1 call per band
2 scan edges per band
10 satellite
Lithium battery backup
Repeater shift/offset:?
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: Max 2.5 A
TX: Max 16 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohms / SO-239 + N-jack
Dimensions (W*H*D):241*94*239 mm (9.5*3.7*9.4")
Weight:5 Kg (11 lbs)
Other features:Built-in keyer, IF shift, NB, VOX, CTCSS/PL encoder (US & Australian versions only),
Tone scan, CI-V interface




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Single, double or triple conversion superheterodyne, depending on band and mode
IF matrix
Sensitivity:0.18 uV (12 dB SINAD)
SSB/CW: 0.11 uV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity:FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.3 KHz (-6 dB), 4.2 KHz (-60 dB)
CW narrow (option): 500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.34 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:60 dB
AF output power/speaker:2 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohms
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohms




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:
2 mFM/CW: 6-45 W, SSB: 6-35 W (continuously adjustable)
70 cmFM/CW: 6-40 W, SSB: 6-30 W (continuously adjustable)
Modulation system:FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced
Max FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:600 ohms / 8-pin




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1996-199x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (5 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
AG-25
AG-35
CR-293
CT-17
FL-132
FL-133
HM-12
HM-14
IC-MB5
IC-SP3
MB-23
PS-30
PS-85
SM-20
SP-7
SP-20
SP-21
UT-84
UT-102
External preamplifier, 2 m
External preamplifier, 70 cm
High-stability crystal unit
CI-V level converter
CW narrow filter, 500 Hz, main band
CW narrow filter, 500 Hz, sub band
Standard hand microphone with up/down switches
Hand microphone with DTMF pad and up/down switches
Mobile mounting bracket
External speaker, 4 W, 8 ohms
Carrying handle
Lightweight switch mode power supply, 13.8 VDC, 25 A
Matching switch mode power supply, 13.8 VDC, 20 A
Electret desk microphone with up/down and low cut switches
External speaker, 5 W, 8 ohms
External speaker with filters, 5 W, 8 ohms
External speaker, 5 W, 8 ohms
Tone squelch unit
Voice synthesizer unit