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The Icom IC-229A is a 2 meter FM mobile transceiver providing 25 watts of power. There is also a setting for 10, 5 or 1 watts output when less power is needed. The LCD display is easy to read. This radio has 20 memories and priority watch. It also has programmed scanning or memory scanning. This radio requires 13.8 V DC at 6.0 amps. Includes hand mic and OPC-044B power cable.

The ICOM IC-229H is the same as the IC-229A, but transmits with 50/25/10/5 watts and requires 10 Amps.

General characteristics

HAM bands
2m 
Frequency stability
± 10 p.p.m. (-10 °C ~ +60 °C)
Tuning steps
5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 1000 kHz

Receiver

RX-range
136-174 MHz
Modulations
FM  
Sensitivity
< 0.16 µV (12 dB SINAD)
Selectivity
?
Filters
?
Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 17.2 MHz
2nd: 455 kHz
Image rejection
> 60 dB
Audio output
2.4 W @ 10% THD into 8 ohm

Transmitter

TX-range
144-148 MHz
Modulations
FM  
RF-Output
High: 25 W, Low 3: 10 W, Low 2: 5 W, Low 1: 1 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC
Current drain RX
Max 0.5 A
TX
Max 6 A

Physical

Manufactured
Between 1990 and 199x in Japan
Dimensions (w×h×d)
140 × 40 × 105 mm (5.51 × 1.57 × 4.13 in)
Weight
750 gr (1.7 lbs)
Form factor
Mobile

Other features

Memories
20 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
PLL IC: PLL2001
Accessories
?
MPN
ICOM-IC-000229A

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

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ICOM IC-229 Instruction Manual submitted by RigReference
 
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