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Icom IC-490E

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur UHF transceiver
Frequency range: Europe
TX: 430-440 MHz
RX: 430-440 MHz
Tuning steps: FM: 1 / 5 / 25 KHz
SSB/CW: 100 Hz / 1 KHz
Frequency stability:2.5 KHz @ -10 to +60C (14 to 140F)
Mode:FM / SSB / CW
Channels/memory management: 5 regular
RAM storage
Repeater shift / offset:Any inband in 100 KHz steps
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain / power consumption:RX: 600-900 mA
TX: Max 3.6 A
Antenna impedance / connector:50 ohm / N-jack
Dimensions (W*H*D):170*64*218 mm (6.69*2.52*8.58")
Weight:2.6 Kg (5.73 lb)
Other features:NB. Scanning. 1750 Hz repeater tone.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne (SSB/CW)
1st IF: 39.38 MHz
2nd IF: 10.75 MHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (FM)
1st IF: 39.38 MHz
2nd IF: 10.75 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: FM: 0.6 uV (20 dB 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 / ? 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 frequency modulation
SSB: Balanced 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, 1982-198x (Discontinued)
Additional info: New price may 1982 in Sweden: SEK 4500:-
New price october 1983 in Sweden: SEK 5495:-
New price december 1984 in Sweden: SEK 4995:-
Related documents:User manual (4.9 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
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