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ICOM IC-R6

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Handheld HF/VHF/UHF Scanner / receiver

The ICOM IC-R6 is an improved version of the ICOM IC-R5. Improvements incorporate faster scanning (100 channels per second), better battery life (up to 15 hours), more memories, voice control squelch and optional drop-in charger. Earphone cord acts as antenna for AM aviation as well as FM broadcasts.

*) Tuning steps 8.33 and 9 kHz selectable depending on operating frequency.
New price in 2010: USD 199.00

Specifications
Type
Handheld Amateur HF/VHF/UHF Scanner / receiver 
Frequency range RX
0.1–824 / 851–867 / 896–1310 (USA)
0.1–30 / 50.2–51.2 / 87.5–108 / 144–146 /
430–440 / 1240–1300 (France)
0.1–1310 MHz (Other regions) 
TX
Frequency stability
± 1.0 ppm (+25°C) 
Tuning steps
5 / 6.25 / 8.33* / 9* / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 50 / 100 / 125 / 250 kHz 
Filters
Receiver
Modulations
AM / FM / W-FM 
Sensitivity
FM (1 kHz/3.5 kHz Dev.; 12 dB SINAD)
1.625–4.995 MHz 0.32 μV typical
5.000–29.995 MHz 0.25 μV typical
30.000–117.995 MHz 0.18 μV typical
118.000–246.995 MHz 0.18 μV typical
247.000–469.995 MHz 0.18 μV typical
470.000–832.995 MHz 0.32 μV typical
833.000–1029.995 MHz 0.28 μV typical
1030.000–1309.995 MHz 0.35 μV typical
W-FM (1 kHz/52.5 kHz Dev.; 12 dB SINAD)
76.000–108.000 MHz 1.1 μV typical
175.000–221.995 MHz 1.1 μV typical
470.000–770.000 MHz 1.8 μV typical
AM (1 kHz/30% MOD.; 10 dB S/N)
0.495–4.995 MHz 1.3 μV typical
5.000–29.995 MHz 0.89 μV typical
118.000–136.000 MHz 0.63 μV typical
222.000–246.995 MHz 0.63 μV typical
247.000–329.995 MHz 0.79 μV typical 
Selectivity
AM/FM
More than 12 kHz/–9 dB
Less than 30 kHz/–60 dB
W-FM
More than 150 kHz/–6 dB 
Receiver system
Triple conversion superheterodyne 
IF-frequencies
1st: 266.7 MHz
2nd: 19.65 MHz (FM/AM), 19.95 MHz (W-FM)
3rd: 450 kHz (FM/AM), 750 kHz (W-FM) 
Image rejection
Audio output
150mW at 10% distortion, 8 ohms 
Transmitter
Modulations
RF-output
Connections
Antenna
SMA + Ingebouwde ferrietstaaf 
Impedance
50Ω 
Electrical
Power requirements
4.5-6.3V DC or 2 R6/AA 
Current drain RX
30 mA (standby), 130 mA (typical), 140 mA (max) 
TX
Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d)
58 × 86 × 30 mm (2.28 × 3.39 × 1.17 in) (excluding antenna) 
Weight
200 gr (7.1 oz) (with supplied antenna and batteries) 
Form factor
Handheld 
Manufactured
Between 2010 and 201x in Japan 
Other features
Memories
1550 channels in 1 banks @ 100 chn/sec 
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators 
Manufacturer
ICOM 
Model
IC-R6
Features
CTCSS & DTCS
PC-programmable via USB
Data-cloning
Build-in battery charger
Rotary frequency dial
Ferrite bar antenna for MW
Frequency shift for duplex transmissions
 
Manuals, Diagrams and Brochures
 
None available  
 
 
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