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The Icom R70 receiver system is a quadruple conversion superheterodyne covering 100 kHz to 30 MHz with 100 Hz display resolution. Modes of reception includes AM, SSB, RTTY, CW and FM [with EX257 option]. Advanced features include: Pass Band Tuning, IF notch, adjustable AGC, three tuning rates, dual VFOs, Scope Jack, Line Output, RIT, dial lock, converter input jack, adjustable noise blanker and built-in preamplifier.

General characteristics

HAM bands
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Frequency stability
250 Hz after 1 Hour
Tuning steps
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Memories
?

Receiver

RX-range
0.1-30 MHz
Modulations
AM   FM   CW   USB   LSB  
Sensitivity
0.16 µV 1.6-30 MHz SSB/CW (S+N/N=10dB)
Selectivity
AM 6.0 kHz, SSB 2.3 kHz
Filters
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Receiver system
Quadruple conversion
IF-frequencies
1st: 70.4515 MHz
2nd: 9.0115 MHz
3rd: 455 kHz
4th: 9.0115 MHz
Image rejection
>60 dB
Audio output
?

Connections

Antenna
SO-239 + Clamps / screws
Impedance
50 Ω
Other
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Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC or mains
Current drain RX
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TX
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Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
286 × 110 × 276 mm (11.26 × 4.33 × 10.87 in)
Weight
7.40 kg (16.3 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1982 and 1984

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
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Accessories
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RigReference ID
3219
MPN
ICOM-IC-R000070

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the ICOM IC-R70 is around:

  • EUR 148.00
  • USD 159.00

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Year Historic price Condition Submitted by
2011 EUR 300.00 Used / Mint Hugo26
2010 USD 399.95 New / Good universal-radio

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