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Icom IC-T8A

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SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL
Type:Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range:TX: 50-54 / 144-148 / 440-450 MHz (USA)
RX: 76-108 / 118-174 / 400-470 MHz
Tuning steps:5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 50 / 100 KHz
Frequency stability:10 ppm @ 0 to 50C (32 to 122F)
Mode:TX: FM
AM / FM / WFM
Channels/memory management: 100 regular
20 scan edges
3 call (1 per band)
Repeater shift/offset:?
Power supply:4.5-9.6 VDC (Depending on battery pack)
or 4.5-16 VDC external
Current drain/power consumption:RX: 16-250 mA
TX: Max 1.8 A
Antenna impedance/connector:50 ohm / SMA
Dimensions (W*H*D):58*107*29 mm (2.28*4.21*1.14")
Weight:270 g (9.52 oz), with BP-198
Other features: CTCSS/PL with tone scan. DTMF. Voltage meter.




RECEIVER SECTION
Receiver system:Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 41.85 MHz (AM/FM) - 13.35 MHz (WFM)
2nd IF: 450 KHz
Sensitivity:0.18 uV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity:AM/FM: 15 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection:VHF: -60 dB
UHF: -50 dB
AF output power/speaker:250 mW at % distortion / 8 ohm
External speaker connector:3.5 mm




TRANSMITTER SECTION
RF output power:

High
@ 13.5V
High
@ 9.6V
High
@ 6V
High
@ 4.8V
Low
6 m:5 W4.5 W2 W1.2 W500 mW
2 m:5 W4.5 W2 W1.2 W500 mW
70 cm:5 W4.5 W2 W1.2 W500 mW
Modulation system:Variable reactance frequency modulation
FM deviation:5 KHz
Spurious emissions:Less than -60 dB
Microphone impedance/connector:2 Kohm / 3-pin (2.5 mm)
Microphone input sensitivity:? mV




MISCELLANEOUS
Manufactured:Japan, 1997-200x (Discontinued)
Additional info:
Related documents:User manual (1.6 MB)
Modifications and fixes:
Reviews:
Options/Accessories:
AD-87
AD-88
BC-110A
BC-110D
BC-110V
BC-119
BP-197
BP-198
BP-199
BP-200
CP-12L
CS-T8
HM-46
HM-54
HM-75A
HS-85
LC-147
OPC-254L
OPC-474
OPC-478
S6270B
SP-13
Battery pack adapter
Terminal PC board for charger
Wall charger
Wall charger
Wall charger
Desktop rapid charger
Battery case. Three LR6/AA batteries
NiCd battery pack. 4.8 V, 700 mAh
NiCd battery pack. 6 V, 700 mAh
NiCd battery pack. 9.6 V, 680 mAh
Cigarette lighter cable with filter
Cloning software
Speaker-microphone
Speaker-microphone
Speaker-microphone
Headset with PTT and VOX
Carrying case
DC power cable
Cloning cable (Radio-to-radio)
Cloning cable, RS-232C (Radio-to-PC)
Triband rubber antenna
Earphone