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Icom IC-290E

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 144-146 MHz
RX: 144-146 MHz
Tuning steps:100 Hz, 1 / 5 KHz
Frequency stability:? ppm
Mode:FM / SSB / CW
Channels / memory management: 5 regular
RAM storage
Repeater shift / offset:Any in-band separation
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain / power consumption:RX: Max 900 mA
TX: Max 3.1 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. 1750 Hz repeater tone.




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




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

HighLow
FM:10 W1 W
SSB (PEP):10 W1 W
CW:10 W1 W
Modulation system:FM: Variable reactance
SSB: Balanced
Max FM deviation (Factory set):5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Better than -60 dB
Microphone impedance / connector:? ohm / 8-pin (Metal locking ring connector)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1981-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info: New price september 1981 in Sweden: SEK 3695:-
New price january 1982 in Sweden: SEK 3935:-
New price july 1982 in Sweden: SEK 4200:-
New price december 1984 in Sweden: SEK 4295:-
Related documents:User manual (4.9 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
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