Radios

 

ICOM IC-2820H

For local chatter on VHF & Uhf  I have an Icom IC-2820H D-star radio.

ic2820h

 

Type: Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 144-148 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
RX: 118-550 / 810-999.99 MHz (Cellular blocked)
(5 / 6.25 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 50 KHz steps)
Mode: TX: FM/FM-N (D-Star DV-option)
RX: AM/FM/FM-N (D-Star DV option)
RF Power output: Hi: 50/50 W
Mid: 15/15 W
Lo: 5/5 W
Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
1st IF: 38.85 MHz (Left band), 46.35 MHz (Right band)
2nd IF: 450 KHz
Sensitivity: FM: <0.18 uV (12 dB SINAD)
DV (Optional): <0.35 uV (BER 1%)
Selectivity: FM: 10 KHz (-6 dB), 30 KHz (-60 dB)
FM-N: 6 KHz (-6 dB), 20 KHz (-60 dB)
Image rejection: >60 dB
Voltage: 13.8 VDC +/- 15%
Current drain: RX: 1.2-1.8 A
TX: Max 13 A
Impedance: 50 ohms, 2 * SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D): Main unit: 150*40*188 mm
Controller: 150*58*32 mm
Weight: Main unit: 1.5 Kg
Controller: 210 gr
Manufactured: Japan, 2007-201x
Other: 522 memories. DTMF. CTCSS. WX alert (US only). D-Star DV/GPS option (UT-123).
Diversity reception. Twin RX.

 

ICOM IC-7400

For HF and SSB on VHF, I have an Icom IC-7400 radio, it’s a nice radio with built-in DSP and Filters.
IC-7400

Type: Amateur HF/VHF transceiver
Frequency range: 10-160 m + WARC/6 m/2 m
Mode: AM/FM/SSB/CW
RF Power output: 100/100/100 W
Receiver system: N/A
Sensitivity: N/A
Selectivity: N/A
Image rejection: N/A
Voltage: 13.8 VDC
Current drain: RX: ? A
TX: Max 23 A
Impedance: 50 ohms, SO-239
Dimensions (W*H*D): 287*123*316 mm
Weight: 9 Kg
Manufactured: Japan, 2001-2009 (Discontinued)
Other: IF DSP. Built-in RTTY demodulator.
This is the version approved for the european market.
The US version is called IC-746 Pro.

I also have a pair of small hand radios

 

NIROS TRX1001-DL

Niros 1001

 

YAESU VX-5R

vx5r

 

Type: Amateur VHF/UHF transceiver
Frequency range: TX: 50-54 / 144-146 / 430-440 MHz
RX: 0.5-15 / 48-999 MHz
Mode: FM
RF Power output: Hi: 5/5/4.5 W
Low3: 2.5/2.5/2.5 W
Low2: 1/1/1 W
Low1: 0.3/0.3/0.3 W
Sensitivity: N/A
Selectivity: N/A
Image rejection: N/A
Voltage: 7.2 VDC (internal), 13.8 VDC (external)
Current drain: RX: Max 150 mA
TX: Max 1.9 A
Impedance: 50 ohms, SMA
Dimensions (W*H*D): 58*88*27 mm
Weight: 255 gr
Manufactured: Japan, 199x-200x (Discontinued)

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