|Discontinued Amateur Handheld Transceivers|
The Icom IC-91A transmits on 2 meters and 440 MHz with a big 5 watts on either band (or 0.5 watts on low setting). It features extended receive from 495 kHz to 999.990 MHz (less cellular) and boasts 1304 memories. The A band (top) has wide reception from 495 kHz to 999.990 MHz in FM/WFM/AM (excluding cellular). The B band (bottom) receives from 118.000 to 174.000 MHz and 350.000 to 470.000 MHz in FM/FM-N/AM/DV modes. A combination of the A band and the B and can be received simultaneously, so V/V, V/U and U/U can be utilized. Available tuning steps include: 5, 6.25, 8.33 (only in air band), 9 (only AM radio band), 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 25, 30, 50, 100, 125 and 200 kHz. The digital voice and data mode conforms to the JARL's (Japanese Amateur Radio League) D-STAR standard.
The model IC-91A is analog/digital upgradable (with optional UT-121) and the IC-91AD is analog/digital ready (UT-121 already built-in). With the 91AD in DV mode, you can record 30 seconds of audio into memory (or 15 seconds into 2 memory slots, or 10 seconds into 3 memory slots). It will also play a recorded message (up to 10 seconds) in response to a call directed to the user's callsign. Audio messages can even be forwarded.
With an external NMEA 0183 format GPS attached (not supplied), your own and other people's position information can be sent and received. The rugged chassis is designed for the most demanding environments with JIS-4 specification for weather resistance. With SMA type FA-S270C antenna, BP-217 Li-Ion battery pack, MB-107 belt clip and BC-167A/NA/SA slow charger. 2.4 x 4.2 x 1.5 inches 10.6 oz (58.4x103x34.2mm 300g).
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