Icom IC-R1500
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R1500 Specifications

General
  • USA Frequency Coverage (MHz):
    •      0.010  809.99999 MHz
    •   851.000  866.99999 MHz
    •   896.0001300.00000 MHz
    • 1300.0001810.99999 MHz
    • 1852.0001867.99999 MHz
    • 1897.0002305.89999 MHz
    • 2357.0002811.99999 MHz
    • 2853.0002868.99999 MHz
    • 2898.0003109.79999 MHz
    • 3136.0003154.79999 MHz
    • 3181.0003299.99999 MHz
    • **Specifications guaranteed 0.5 - 3000 MHz only. Cellular blocked (US versions); unblocked versions available to FCC approved users only.
  • Mode: WFM, FM, AM, LSB, USB, CW (LSB/USB/CW to 1300 MHz only)
  • Number of Memory Channels: Up to 2600 channels per file (number of files created is up to the user)
  • Antenna Connector: BNC (50 ohm)
  • Useable Temperature range: 0 C to +60 C; 32 F to 140 F
  • Frequency Stability: 3 ppm at 25 C
  • Frequency Resolution: 10Hz (minimum)
  • Power Supply Requirements (negative ground): 12 V DC = 15% for receiver unit or supplied AC adaptor
  • Current Drain:
    • Max. Audio: 1.2 A
    • Standby (squelched): 0.65 A
  • Dimensions (projections not included):
    • 5.75(w) x 1.7(h) x 8.2(d) inches [146 x 41 x 206 mm]
    • Weight: 2.6 lbs. [1.2 kg]

 

Receiver
  • Receive System: Triple Superheterodyne
  • Intermediate Frequencies:
    • 1st -- 266.7 MHz
    • 2nd -- 10.7 MHz
    • 3rd -- 450 kHz (except WFM)
  • Selectivity:
    • WFM >230 kHz/-6 dB
    • WFM/AM >50 kHz/-6 db (typical)
    • FM/AM >15 kHz/-6 dB
    • SSB/CW/AM/FM >6 kHz/-6 dB
    • AM/SSB/CW >2.8 kHz/-6 dB
  • Receive Sensitivity:
    Frequency (MHz) SSB/CW
    (10 dB S/N)
    AM
    (10 dB S/N)
    FM
    (12 dB SINAD)
    WFM
    (12 dB SINAD)
    0.495 - 1.799999 5.0 V 25 V -- --
    1.8 - 49.99999 0.5 V 2.5 V 0.63 V** --
    50 - 699.999 0.40 V 2.0 V 0.5 V 1.4 V
    700 - 1300 0.5 V 2.5 V 0.63 V 1.8 V
    1300 - 2299.999 -- -- 5.6 V 18 V
    2300 - 3000.000 -- -- 18 V 56 V
    ** 28-49.999 MHz. SSB, CW BW=2.8kHz, AM BW=6.0kHz at 10dB S/N FM BW=15kHz, WFM BW=230kHz at 12dB SINAD
  • Squelch Sensitivity:
    Frequency (MHz) SSB/CW AM FM WFM
    0.5 - 1.799999 14 V 1.8 V -- --
    1.8 - 27.99999 7.1 V 0.89 V -- --
    28 - 29.99999 7.1 V 0.89 V 0.63 V --
    30 - 49.99999 7.1 V 0.89 V 0.63 V --
    50 - 59.99999 5.6 V 0.71 V 0.5 V 5.6 V
    700 - 1300 7.1 V 0.89 V 0.63 V 7.1 V
  • Audio Output Impedance: 4 - 8 ohms
  • Max. Audio Output: 500 mW (at 10% distortion with an 8 ohm load)
  • External Speaker Jack: 3.5 mm 2 conductor (mono) 8 ohm
  • Packet Jack: 3.5 mm 2 conductor (mono) 100 Kohm
  • IF Shift Variable Range: ± 1.2 kHz
  • Specifications are subject to change without notice.

 

System Requirements
  • Microsoft ® Windows ® XP/2000/ME/98SE
  • Intel ® Pentium ® III 450MHz or faster
  • Minimum 50 MB of free space on hard drive
  • Minimum 128 MB of memory (256MB or more recommended)
  • Display with 1024 768 pixel resolution, high color
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive is required for software installation
  • USB 1.1 or 2.0


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