ICOM IC-970H

Desktop VHF/UHF Transceiver

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The Icom IC-970H provides the highest possible performance on 144 and 430 MHz with optional 1200 MHz operation (with UX-97). VHF Power output is 5-35W SSB/CW, 6-45W FM. UHF power output is 5-30W SSB/CW, 6-40W FM. UHF output is 5-30W SSB/CW, 6-40W FM. Receive is 144-150 and 430-450 MHz (1240-1300 MHz with optional UX-97). The 970H has a large 2.4 x 4.5 inch backlit LCD display. Refinements include: built-in speech processor, notch filter, CW semi-breaking, keypad entry, RIT, satellite functions and speaker separate switch.

The ICOM IC-970A is a lower power version providing VHF/UHF output at 3.5-25W SSB/CW/FM. If the optional UX-97 is added to either version, then output at 1200 MHz is 1-10W.

Frequency range

RX-range
144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
140.1-150 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
TX-range
144-146 / 430-440 MHz (Europe)
140.1-150 / 430-450 MHz (USA)
HAM bands
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Stability
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Tuning steps
0.01 / 5 / 10 / 12.5 / 20 / 25 / 100 kHz
Filters
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Receiver

Modulations
FM   CW   SSB  
Sensitivity
FM: 0.18 µV (12 dB SINAD)
SSB/CW: 0.11 µV (10 dB S/N)
Selectivity
FM: 15 kHz (-6 dB), 30 kHz (-60 dB)
SSB/CW: 2.3 kHz (-6 dB), 4.2 kHz (-60 dB)
CW narrow (option): 500 Hz (-6 dB), 1.3 kHz (-60 dB)
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

Modulations
FM   CW   SSB  
RF-Output
FM: 45/45 W, SSB/CW: 35/30 W

Connections

Antenna
-
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC
Current drain RX
2-2.5 A
TX
Max 16 A

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
425 × 149 × 406 mm (16.73 × 5.87 × 15.98 in)
Weight
15.00 kg (33.1 lbs) without PS-35 (with PS-35: 2.3kg)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1990 and 19xx in Japan
MPN
ICOM-IC-000970H

Other features

Memories
396 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
Twin RX
Optional rack handles
Accessories
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