ICOM IC-740

Desktop Shortwave Transceiver

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The ICOM IC-740 is an advanced transceiver covering 160 to 10 meters. Transceive frequency coverage includes: 1.8-2, 3.5-4, 7-7.3, 10-10.5, 14-14.35, 21-21.45 and 28-29.7 MHz. Receive frequency coverage includes: 18-18.5 and 24.5-25 MHz. Power is 200 watts input SSB/CW/RTTY modes. The 740 has sophisticated capabilities such as: dual digital VFOs, all-mode squelch, Notch, Passband Tuning, RIT/XIT, Crystal Calibrator and Attenuator. You also get 9 memories. Tuning increments are 1kHz/50Hz/10Hz. The florescent digital display is easy to read. There is a cooling fan on the rear panel and a speaker built into the top panel of the radio.

This model does not feature general coverage receive.

General characteristics

HAM bands
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Frequency stability
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Tuning steps
10Hz / 50Hz / 1 kHz

Receiver

RX-range
10-160 m + WARC
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB  
Sensitivity
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Selectivity
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Filters
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Receiver system
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IF-frequencies
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Image rejection
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Audio output
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Transmitter

TX-range
10-160 m + WARC
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   SSB   USB   LSB  
RF-Output
100 W

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50 Ω
Other
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Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC
Current drain RX
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TX
20 A

Physical

Manufactured
Between 1982 and 198x
Dimensions (w×h×d)
286 × 111 × 374 mm (11.26 × 4.37 × 14.72 in)
Weight
10.50 kg (23.2 lbs) with built-in PSU
Form factor
Base Station

Other features

Memories
9 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Built-in PSU options
Accessories
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MPN
ICOM-IC-000740

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