The Icom IC-9100 is a versatile and expandable transceiver. It offers professional performance, out of the box on HF, 6 meters and 2 meters with 100 watts. The 440 MHz band is also built-in with 75 watts. The UX-9100 band unit can also be added at any time to 1200 MHz, 10 watt operation. The IC-9100 can simultaneously receive on two different bands and works as if there are two independent receivers in one radio. Each main and sub-receiver has a dedicated DSP unit providing flexible digital IF filters, AGC time constant, twin PBT, manual and auto notch filter, noise reduction, noise blanker, etc. The USB port can transfer modulator, received audio, RTTY demodulator and DV mode data. Satellite operation is not an after-thought on this transceiver. The satellite mode synchronizes the uplink (transmitting) and downlink (receiving) frequencies and shifts the frequency with the same tuning step. Twenty alphanumeric satellite memory channels store frequency, mode and tone settings. A built in RTTY demodulator and decoder allows you to read a RTTY message instantly without an external PC or external decoder. A built in automatic tuner covers the HF bands plus 6 meters. Other refinements include electronic keyer jack on the front panel, four CW memories, voice squelch control, band edge beep, built in voice synthesizer. The multi-function meter shows signal strength, output power, SWR, ALC and compression level. There are main and sub-receiver speaker outputs.
The ICOM IC-9100 made its debut at the Tokyo HamFair 2009 on August 22. Actual sales started in spring of 2011.
Original price in 2011: USD 3600,-
- Desktop Amateur HF/VHF/UHF Transceiver
- Frequency range RX
10-160 m + WARC / 6 m / 2m / 70cm
23cm + D-Star optional
- 10-160 m + WARC / 6 m / 2m / 70cm
23cm + D-Star optional
- Frequency stability
- Tuning steps
- Optional roofing filter modules with 3 & 6kHz filters for HF/6m, and 15kHz filter only for 50MHz and up.
- AM / FM / CW / USB / LSB / RTTY
- Receiver system
- Double conversion
- Image rejection
- Better than 70 dB
- Audio output
- SO-239 + N-type
- 50 Ω
- Power requirements
- +13.8V DC
- Current drain RX
- 24 A max
- Dimensions (w×h×d)
- 315 × 116 × 343 mm (12.40 × 4.57 × 13.50 in)
- 11 kg (24.3 lbs)
- Form factor
- Between 2009 and 201x
- Amateur / Ham radio operators
- Built-in HF/50MHz ATU (tuner)
IF-DSP (32-bit operation and 24-bit ADC)
24 bit A/D converter
Rear-panel USB port
Digital Noise Reduction
Manual and Automatic Notch
Digital Twin PBT
100 Watt Output (75 W on 440)
1.2GHz (23cm) is available with optional UX-9100 module.
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