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Icom IC-V8
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Discontinued Amateur Handheld Transceivers 

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IC-V8 Specifications

General
  • Frequency Coverage:
    • Transmit: 144-148 MHz
    • Receive:  136-174* MHz (*144 -148 MHz guaranteed)
  • Mode: FM (F3E, F2D)
  • Number of memory channels: 107 (100 regular, 6 scan edges and 1 call)
  • Frequency stability: 10 ppm +14F to +140F. (-10C to +60C)
  • Operating Temperature Range: +14F to +140F. (-10C to +60C)
  • Power supply requirement (negative ground): 7.2 V DC
  • Current Drain (at 7.2 V DC):
    • Transmit (5.5 W): 2.0 A: Transmit (0.5 W): 0.7 A (typical)
    • Receive (Power save): 20 mA; (Standby): 70 mA; (Maximum audio): 250 mA (typical)
  • Antenna Connector: BNC (50 ohm)
  • Dimensions: 2.13(W) x 5.3(H) x 1.38(D) inches (54x132x35 mm)
  • Weight (approx, with antenna and battery): 12.3 ounces (350 g)

 

Transmitter
  • Output power (at 7.2 V DC): 5.5 watts High, 0.5 watts Low
  • Modulation: Variable reactance frequency modulation
  • Maximum frequency deviation: 5.0 kHz
  • Spurious emissions: Less than -60 dB
  • External mic connector: 3-conductor, 2.5 (d) mm (1/10 inch), 2.2K ohms

 

Receiver
  • Receiver system: Double conversion superheterodyne
  • Intermediate frequencies:
    • 1st: 21.7 MHz
    • 2nd: 450 kHz
  • Sensitivity: 0.16 V (typical for 12 db SINAD)
  • Squelch sensitivity: 0.10 V (typical at threshold)
  • Selectivity: 65 dB typical
  • Spurious and image rejection: 75 dB (typical)
  • Audio output power (at 7.2 V DC): 300 mW (typical with an 8 ohm load)
  • External speaker connector: 3-conductor, 3.5 (d) mm (1/8 inch), 8 ohm
  • Specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

 


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