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Icom IC-290

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 144-146 MHz (Japan domestic market)
RX: 144-146 MHz
Tuning steps:100 Hz, 1 / 5 KHz
Frequency stability:1.5 KHz @ -10 to +60C (14 to 140F)
Mode:FM / SSB / CW
Channels/memory management: 5 regular
RAM storage.
Repeater shift/offset:No
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: Max 900 mA
TX: Max 3.2 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):170*64*218 mm (6.7*2.52*8.6")
Weight:2.5 Kg (5.51 lb)
Other features:NB.




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 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 4-8 ohm




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:1.3 Kohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input sensitivity:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1981-198x (Discontinued)
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