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Icom IC-255A

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: USA
TX: 143.8-148.195 MHz
RX: 143.8-148.195 MHz
Tuning steps:5 / 15 KHz
Frequency stability:1.5 KHz @ -10 to +60C (14 to 140F)
Mode:FM
Channels / memory management: 5 regular
RAM storage
Repeater shift / offset:600 KHz
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 500-700 mA
TX: 1.5 to 5.5 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):185*64*223 mm (7.28*2.52*8.78")
Weight:2.5 Kg (5.51 lb)
Other features:




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 10.75 MHz
2nd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity:0.6 uV (20 dB noise quieting)
Selectivity:15 KHz (-6 dB)
30 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:
AF output power / speaker:2 W at ?% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
2 m:25 W1 W
Modulation system:Variable reactance frequency modulation
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:1.3 Kohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1979-19xx (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (3.6 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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