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Last modified 2013-02-11

Icom IC-R8500

A picture of Icom IC-R8500
SPECIFICATIONS
Type:HF/VHF/UHF receiver/scanner
Frequency range:0.1-2000 MHz
Mode:AM/AM-N/AM-W/FM/FM-N/WFM/SSB/CW
Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne (WFM)
Triple conversion superheterodyne (AM/FM/SSB/CW)
Sensitivity:AM (10 dB S/N)
0.1-0.5 MHz: 6.3 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 13 uV
1.8-2 MHz: 3.2 uV
2-1000 MHz: 2.5 uV
1240-1300 MHz: 2.5 uV
AM-N (10 dB S/N)
1.8-2 MHz: 2.5 uV
2-1000 MHz: 2 uV
1240-1300 MHz: 2 uV
AM-W (10 dB S/N)
30-1000 MHz: 3.2 uV
1240-1300 MHz: 3.2 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-1000 MHz: 0.5 uV
1240-1300 MHz: 0.5 uV
WFM (12 dB SINAD)
30-1000 MHz: 1.4 uV
1240-1300 MHz: 2 uV
SSB/CW (10 dB S/N)
0.1-0.5 MHz: 1 uV
0.5-1.8 MHz: 2 uV
1.8-2 MHz: 0.25 uV uV
2-30 MHz: 0.2 uV
30-1000 MHz: 0.32 uV
1240-1300 MHz: 0.32 uV
Selectivity:AM/FM-N: 5.5 KHz (-6 dB)
AM-N/SSB/CW: 2.2 KHz (-6 dB)
AM-W/FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB)
WFM: 150 KHz (-6 dB)
CW narrow: 500 Hz (-6 dB, with optional FL-52A)
Image rejection:HF: Better than 60 dB
VHF/UHF: 50 dB
Voltage:13.8 VDC
Current drain:Max 2 A
Impedance:50 ohms, SO-239 on HF, N-jack on VHF/UHF
Dimensions (W*H*D):287*112*309 mm
Weight:7 Kg
Manufactured:Japan, 1996-2004 (Discontinued)
Other:1000 memories. IF-shift. RS-232C. CI-V
Voice synthesizer option (UT-102)
New price 2001 in Sweden: 21200:- SEK
Related documents:User manual (1.6 MB)
Modifications:
Options/Accessories:
TV-R7100
CR-293
FL-52A
UT-102
MB-23
TV receive & FM stereo adapter
High stability crystal unit
CW narrow filter (500 Hz)
Voice synthesizer unit
Carrying handle

A rear picture of Icom IC-R8500