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Icom IC-230

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Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 144-148 MHz
RX: 144-148 MHz
Tuning steps:10 / 100 KHz
Frequency stability:? ppm
Channels / memory management:None
Repeater shift / offset:600 KHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC
Current drain / power consumption:RX: RX: 400 mA
TX: Max 2.4 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):156*58*247 mm (6.14*2.28*9.72")
Weight:2.4 Kg (5.29 lb)
Other features:

Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.7 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.4 uV (20 dB S/N)
Selectivity:16 KHz (-6 dB)
30 KHz (-50 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:1.5 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm

RF output power:10 W
Modulation system:Variable reactance phase modulation
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -? dB
Microphone impedance / connector:500 ohm / 3-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:~6 mV

Manufactured:Japan, 1975-197x (Discontinued)
Additional info: Early PLL transcceiver
New price 1975 in the US: $489.00
Related documents:User manual (1.7 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Options / Accessories:
IC-3PA AC power supply