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Icom IC-706MKIIG

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur HF/VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC / 50-54 / 144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
TX: 10-160 m + WARC / 50-54 / 144-148 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
RX: 0.03-200 / 400-470 MHz
Tuning steps:1 / 10 / 100 Hz, 1 / 5 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 100 KHz
Frequency stability:Less than 5 ppm @ 0 to 50C (32 to 122F)
Mode: TX: AM / FM / NFM / SSB / CW / RTTY
RX: AM / FM / NFM / WFM / SSB / CW / RTTY
Channels/memory management: 99 regular with alpha tags (9 characters)
6 scan edges
2 call
Non-volatile EEPROM storage
Repeater shift/offset:Programmable
Power supply:13.8 VDC 15%
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 1.8 to 2.0 A
TX: Max 20 A
Antenna impedance/connector:HF/6 m: 50 ohm / SO-239
2 m/70 cm: 50 ohm / SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D):167*58*200 mm (6.58*2.28*7.87")
Weight:2.45 Kg (5.4 lb)
Other features: CTCSS/PL with tone scan. CI-V. Electronic keyer. SWR-meter. 1750 Hz tone call.
NB. IF-Shift. Simple band-scope. VOX. Detachable front panel.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne (AM/WFM/SSB/CW/RTTY)
1st IF: 69.01 MHz (AM/SSB/CW/RTTY), 70.7 MHz (WFM)
2nd IF: 9.01 MHz
Triple conversion superheterodyne (FM/NFM)
1st IF: 69.01 MHz
2nd IF: 9.01 MHz
3rd IF: 455 KHz
Sensitivity: AM (10 dB S/N)
0.5-1.8 MHz: 13 uV
1.8-29.7 MHz: 2 uV
50-54 MHz: 1 uV
144-148 MHz: 1 uV
430-440 MHz: 1 uV
FM (12 dB SINAD)
28-29.7 MHz: 0.5 uV
144-148 MHz: 0.18 uV
430-440 MHz: 0.18 uV
WFM (12 dB SINAD)
76-108 MHz: 10 uV
SSB/CW (10 dB S/N)
1.8-29.7 MHz: 0.15 uV
50-54 MHz: 0.12 uV
144-148 MHz: 0.11 uV
430-440 MHz: 0.11 uV
Selectivity: AM/NFM: 8 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-40 dB)
FM: 12 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW/RTTY: 3 KHz (-6 dB), 4.8 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection: HF: >70 dB
6 m: 65 dB
2 m/70 cm: 65 dB
AF output power/speaker:2 W at 10% distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm, 8 ohm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:
HFAM: 2-40 W, FM/SSB/CW/RTTY: 5-100 W
6 mAM: 2-40 W, FM/SSB/CW/RTTY: 5-100 W
2 mAM: 2-20 W, FM/SSB/CW/RTTY: 5-50 W
70 cmAM: 2-8 W, FM/SSB/CW/RTTY: 2-20 W
Modulation system: AM: Low level modulation
FM: Variable reactance modulation
SSB: Balanced modulation
FM deviation:FM: 5 KHz
NFM: 2.5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:600 ohm / 8-pin (Modular)
Microphone input level:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1999-2009 (Discontinued)
Additional info: Nwe price 1999 in the UK: 1195
New price 2008 in Sweden: SEK 12500:-
Related documents: User manual (2.3 MB)
Service manual (13.3 MB)
Modifications and fixes:15/17 meter instability fix (358 KB)
Reviews:Ham Radio Today: April 1999
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Mobile antenna element. 10-80 m, 2 m long
HF automatic antenna tuner, 150 W
HF/6 m automatic antenna tuner
High-stability crystal unit. 0.5 ppm
Satellite interface unit
CI-V level converter unit
CW narrow filter (500 Hz)
CW narrow filter (250 Hz)
SSB wide filter (2.8 KHz)
SSB narrow filter (1.9 KHz)
CW/RTTY narrow filter (350 Hz)
Standard hand microphone
Hand microphone with DTMF pad
HF/6 m linear amplifier, 1 KW
Mobile mounting bracket
Mounting bracket
Control head mounting base
Carrying handle
Separation cable, 3.5 m (11.5 ft)
Separation cable, 5 m (16.4 ft)
Microphone adapter cable
Adapter cable
ACC 13-pin cable
DC power supply. 13.8 VDC, 20 A
DC power supply. 13.8 VDC, 25 A
Desktop microphone, up/down buttons and 2*line output
Desktop microphone, up/down switches and lo-cut
External speaker. 8 ohm, 5 W
External speaker. 4 ohm, 5 W
External speaker. 8 ohm, 3 W
External speaker with four audio filters. 8 ohm, 5 W
External speaker. 8 ohm, 5 W
Voice synthesizer unit
DSP unit
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