The '706' series represents one of the most popular transceivers in amateur radio histroy. The latest version is the incredibly small Icom IC-706 Mark II G which adds many new features and capabilities not found in the previous ICOM IC-706 and ICOM IC-706MKII versions. The "G" is an all-mode transceiver provides 100 watts on HF and 6 meters and 50 watts on 2 meters plus 20 watts on 440 MHz. It receives from 30 kHz to 199 MHz and from 400 to 470 MHz. It features a removable, remoteable, front panel that allows control of all features. The large LCD display features alphanumeric memory names (9 character) and soft key descriptions. The LCD even supports a simple band scope display. Other advanced features include: IF Shift, RIT, Tone Squelch, Scanning, Noise Blanker, Speech Compressor, Mini Spectrum Scope and Electronic Keyer. This latest version in the 706 series includes the UT-106 DSP module as a standard feature. Despite its compact size it has big, easy to use control dials.
- Mobile Amateur HF/VHF/UHF Transceiver
- Frequency range RX
- 0.03-200 / 400-470 MHz all-mode incl WFM
- 10-160m + WARC / 50-54 / 144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
10-160m + WARC / 50-54 / 144-148 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
- Frequency stability
- Tuning steps
- AM / FM / CW / SSB / RTTY
- Receiver system
- Image rejection
- Audio output
- 50 Ω
- Power requirements
- 13.8V DC
- Current drain RX
- 1.8-2.0 A
- Max 20 A
- Dimensions (w×h×d)
- 167 × 58 × 200 mm (6.57 × 2.28 × 7.87 in)
- 2.45 kg (5.4 lbs)
- Form factor
- Between 1999 and 2010
- 99 channels in 1 banks
- Amateur / Ham radio operators
- 107 memories (99 regular, 6 scan edges, 2 call channels)
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