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The Sony ICF-Pro 70 (Hi Scan) is similar in specs to the Sony ICF-Pro 80 (Hi Scan) but comes in 3 versions with different frequency coverage, see below.

ICF-PRO70 and ICF-PRO80 are portable solid-state LW, MW, SW and FM receivers, also known as travel receivers, introduced around 1987 by Sony in Tokyo (Japan). Although they were intended for the civil market, they were often used by spies and agents for reception of Numbers Stations.

The receiver has the shape of a handheld radio, and has controls at the front and at the top. A relatively large high-quality speaker is present at the bottom of the front side. User interaction is via the keyboard and the liquid crystal display (LCD), both of which are placed at the front.

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  60m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  11m (CB)  10m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
3 / 5 / 9 (10) / 50 kHz depending on range

Receiver

RX-range
Type 1 0.150-108 MHz
Type 2 0.150-29.995 / 87.6-108 MHz
Type 3 0.150-26.100 / 87.6-108 MHz
Modulations
AM   N-FM   W-FM   SSB  
Sensitivity
?
Selectivity
?
Filters
?
Receiver system
LW/MW/SW/VHF: Dual conversion superheterodyne, FM: superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
400 mW @ 10% THD + earphone jack

Connections

Antenna
TNC + Built-in ferrite bar + Built-in sweep
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
6V DC (4 × LR6/AA or external adapter)
Current drain RX
?
TX
-

Physical

Manufactured
Between 1987 and 19xx in Japan
Dimensions (w×h×d)
90 × 182 × 50 mm (3.54 × 7.17 × 1.97 in) including controls
Weight
650 gr (1.4 lbs)
Form factor
Handheld

Other features

Memories
40 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
?
Accessories
AC power adapter AC-D4
Rechargeable battery pack BP-23
Car battery cord DCC-127A, DCC-120 or DCC-240
Battery case EBP-6
Connecting cord RK-69A
VHF antenna AN-3
MPN
SONY-ICF-PRO-000070-(HI-SCAN)

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Sony ICF-PRO70/PRO80 Operating Instructions submitted by RigReference
 
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