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The Icom IC-756 covers all nine HF ham bands plus 6 meters (receive from 30 kHz - 60 MHz). The high resolution 4.9 inch monochromatic TFT dot matrix LCD display provides more operating information than you've ever had before, including a spectrum scope function.

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  6m  10m 
Frequency stability
Less than ±200 Hz from 1 min. to 60 min. after power ON. After that, the rate of stability change is less than ±30 Hz/hr at +25°C
Tuning steps
1 Hz
Memories
101 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
0.03-60 MHz
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB   RTTY  
Sensitivity
SSB, CW, RTTY - 0.16 µV (1.80-29.99 MHz)*1
(10 dB S/N) - 0.13 µV (50.0-54.0 MHz)*2
AM - 13 µV (0.5-1.799 MHz)
(10 dB S/N) - 2 µV (1.80-29.99 MHz)*1
FM - 0.5 µV (28.0-29.99 MHz)*1
(12 dB SINAD) 0.32 µV (50.0-54.0 MHz)*2
*1 Pre-amp 1 ON, *2Pre-amp 2 ON
Squelch Sensitivity (threshold):
SSB, CW, RTTY - Less than 5.6 µV
FM - Less than 1.0 µV
Selectivity
SSB, CW, RTTY - More than 2.4 kHz/-6 dB ; Less than 3.8 kHz/-60 dB
AM - More than 9.0 kHz/-6 dB ; Less than 20 kHz/-60 dB
FM - More than 12 kHz/-6 dB ; Less than 30 kHz/-60 dB
Filters
?
Receiver system
?
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
More than 2.0 W at 10% distortion with an 8 ohm load

Transmitter

TX-range
10-160 m + WARC/6 m
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB   RTTY  
RF-output
5-100/5-100 W (5-40/5-40 W AM)

Connections

Antenna
SO-239 + RCA (Tulip)
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

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

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
340 × 111 × 285 mm (13.39 × 4.37 × 11.22 in)
Weight
9.30 kg (20.5 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 19xx and 19xx in Japan

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
DSP, Twin RX
Accessories
-
RigReference ID
3160
MPN
ICOM-IC-000756

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

ICOM IC-756 specs RTF - 3.7 kB, submitted by John Nicholas
 
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Reviews & stories

Rating Title Submitted
Great Rig, bad display... 10 years ago by WB4IUY

New and second-hand prices

Estimating the value of a rig can be challenging. We collect prices paid by real hams over the years to help you estimate the value of a used ICOM IC-756. Just bought or sold this model? Let us know what you traded it for and help other ham operators!

Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the ICOM IC-756 is around:

  • USD 75.00 ~ USD 170.00
  • GBP 219.00

Price History Chart

These estimates are based on the following prices:

Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2011 GBP 550.00 Used / Good m6wsb
2008 USD 850.00 Used / Good KD7TXO
2002 USD 1200.00 Used / Good K4XXX
1995 USD 2500.00 New / Mint WB4IUY

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