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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.

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  11m (CB)  6m  10m 
Frequency stability
Less than ±0.5ppm (+0°C to +50°C) Less than ± 2.5ppm (-10°C to +60°C)
Tuning steps
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Memories
105 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
30 kHz - 60 MHz
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
Filters
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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

TX-range
10-160 m + WARC/6 m
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB   RTTY  
RF-output
0.1-10 W in 5 steps

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50 Ω
Other
-

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

Other features

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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RigReference ID
3128
MPN
ICOM-IC-000703

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

ICOM IC-703 Brochure PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
ICOM IC-703 Extended range mods PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
ICOM IC-703 Instruction Manual.pdf PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
ICOM IC-703 Instruction Manual (addendum).pdf PDF - Unknown size, submitted by RigReference
 
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New and second-hand prices

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  • USD 174.00 ~ USD 58.00

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2009 USD 550.00 Used / Good RFTim
2005 USD 450.00 New / Mint ab2rc

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