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ICOM IC-740

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Desktop Shortwave Transceiver

The ICOM IC-740 is an advanced transceiver covering 160 to 10 meters. Transceive frequency coverage includes: 1.8-2, 3.5-4, 7-7.3, 10-10.5, 14-14.35, 21-21.45 and 28-29.7 MHz. Receive frequency coverage includes: 18-18.5 and 24.5-25 MHz. Power is 200 watts input SSB/CW/RTTY modes. The 740 has sophisticated capabilities such as: dual digital VFOs, all-mode squelch, Notch, Passband Tuning, RIT/XIT, Crystal Calibrator and Attenuator. You also get 9 memories. Tuning increments are 1kHz/50Hz/10Hz. The florescent digital display is easy to read. There is a cooling fan on the rear panel and a speaker built into the top panel of the radio.

This model does not feature general coverage receive.

Specifications
Type
Desktop Amateur HF Transceiver 
Frequency range RX
10-160 m + WARC 
TX
10-160 m + WARC 
Frequency stability
Tuning steps
10Hz / 50Hz / 1 kHz 
Filters
Receiver
Modulations
AM / CW / USB / LSB (FM optional) 
Sensitivity
Selectivity
Receiver system
IF-frequencies
Image rejection
Audio output
Transmitter
Modulations
AM / CW / SSB / USB / LSB (FM optional) 
RF-output
100 W 
Connections
Antenna
SO-239 
Impedance
50 Ω 
Electrical
Power requirements
13.8V DC 
Current drain RX
TX
20 A 
Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d)
286 × 111 × 374 mm (11.26 × 4.37 × 14.72 in)  
Weight
10.5 kg (23.2 lbs) with built-in PSU 
Form factor
Desktop 
Manufactured
Between 1982 and 198x  
Other features
Memories
9 channels in 1 banks  
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators 
Manufacturer
ICOM 
Model
IC-740
Features
Built-in PSU options 
Manuals, Diagrams and Brochures
 
None available  
 
 
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