ICOM IC-730 Mobile Shortwave Transceiver

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The Icom IC-730 is a compact, easy to use HF radio covering 80 through 10 meters with 200 watts PEP input SSB/CW and 40 watts AM. Modes include SSB, CW and AM. Enhancements include: dual digital VFOs, and noise blanker. The advanced, quad conversion receiver section includes selectable AGC and a preamp. You get one memory per band. Frequency coverage is: 3.5-4, 7-7.3, 10-10.5 (receive), 14-14.35, 18-18.5, 21-21.45, 24.5-25 and 28-29.7 MHz. There is a built-in speaker in the top panel. The rear panel features an SO-239 antenna jack, speaker jack, 1/4 inch key jack and accessory port. An access door on the top panel allows for additional radio settings and installation of optional EX-195.

Frequency range

RX-range
10-80 m + WARC
TX-range
10-80 m + WARC
HAM bands
80m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  10m 
Stability
-
Tuning steps
0.001 / 0.1 / 1 kHz
Filters
-

Receiver

Modulations
AM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
-
Selectivity
-
Receiver system
-
IF-frequencies
-
Image rejection
-
Audio output
-

Transmitter

Modulations
AM   CW   SSB  
RF-Output
100 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC
Current drain RX
-
TX
20 A max.

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
241 × 94 × 275 mm (9.49 × 3.70 × 10.83 in)
Weight
-
Form factor
Mobile
Manufactured
Between 1981 and 198x
MPN

Other features

Memories
8 channels in 8 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
RIT
Dial lock
Noise Blanker
Preamp
Dual Digital VFOs
Accessories
-

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What is it worth?

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Based on historic data, today's value of the ICOM IC-730 might be around:

  • USD 74.00
Price Condition Year User
USD 235.00 Good / Used 2008 ZedderBRL
USD 175.00 Okay / Used 2008 ZedderBRL
USD 85.00 Okay / Used 2010 Dan
USD 85.00 Good / Used 2010 Dan

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Stories & reviews

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ICOM IC-730, Mobile Shortwave Transceiver

Got this one for a while, works nice, great power. Only one problem: every 500 hz the actual freq jumps back ~ 200 hz. Suspect the PLL chip.

Written by Dan on Nov 9, 2012

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Value for money
Aquired
Good condition in 2010
USD 75.00