ICOM IC-703 Desktop HF/VHF Transceiver

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The ICOM IC-703 provides full HF plus 6 meter band coverage in a small mobile package. QRP power output is selectable between 0.1 and 10 watts in 5 steps. Energy saving features allow the rig to be operated in the field for prolonged periods of time.

Frequency range

RX-range
30 kHz - 60 MHz
TX-range
10-160 m + WARC/6 m
HAM bands
160m  80m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  12m (WARC)  11m (CB)  6m  10m 
Stability
Less than ±0.5ppm (+0°C to +50°C) Less than ± 2.5ppm (-10°C to +60°C)
Tuning steps
-
Filters
-

Receiver

Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB   RTTY  
Sensitivity
SSB/CW/RTTY
0.16 µV (10 dB S/N @ 1.8-30 MHz)
AM
13 µV (10 dB S/N @ 0.5-1.8 MHz), 2 µV (10 dB S/N @ 1.8-30 MHz)
FM
0.5 µV (12 dB SINAD @ 28-30 MHz)
Selectivity
SSB, CW (2.4kHz)
More than 2.4 kHz/-6dB
Less than 4.0 kHz/-60dB
AM/FM-N (6kHz)
More than 9.0 kHz/-6dB
Less than 20 kHz/-50dB
FM (15kHz)
More than 15 kHz/-6dB
Less than 30 kHz/-50dB
Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 64.455 MHz
2nd: 455 kHz
Image rejection
HF: Better than 70 dB 50MHz: More than 65dB (except IF point)
Audio output
More than 1.0W (at 13.8V DC)

Transmitter

Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB   RTTY  
RF-Output
0.1-10 W in 5 steps

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
9-15.9V DC
Current drain RX
250-450 mA
TX
3 A max

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
167 × 58 × 200 mm (6.57 × 2.28 × 7.87 in)
Weight
2.00 kg (4.4 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 2002 and 20xx
MPN

Other features

Memories
105 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Built-in ATU
Built-in pre-amplifier, IF shift function with graphical indication, AGC time constant setting, 20dB (approx.) RF attenuator, AF speech compressor (DSP), CTCSS tone encoder/decoder for repeater access, VOX function, split operation with receive frequency lock, CI-V system capability, 9600bps data terminal on rear panel, bandstacking register, combined SQL and RF gain control knob, optional voice synthesizer (UT-102), variable SSB carrier-point, fanless noise free operation
Accessories
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Manuals, diagrams and brochures

ICOM IC-703 Brochure submitted by RigReference
ICOM IC-703 Extended range mods submitted by RigReference
ICOM IC-703 Instruction Manual.pdf submitted by RigReference
ICOM IC-703 Instruction Manual (addendum).pdf submitted by RigReference
 
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  • USD 219.00
Price Condition Year User
USD 450.00 New / Mint 2005 ab2rc
USD 550.00 Used / Good 2009 RFTim

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