ICOM IC-2A Handheld VHF Transceiver

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The ICOM IC-2A is the US version of this ruggedly built 2 meter handheld radio. Even though it was introduced way back in the early 1980's, spare parts can still be found fairly easily (2010).

Frequency range

RX-range
144-148 MHz
TX-range
144-148 MHz
HAM bands
2m 
Stability
-
Tuning steps
5 kHz
Filters
-

Receiver

Modulations
FM  
Sensitivity
≥ 26 dB S+N+D/N+D at 1 µV
Selectivity
± 7.5 kHz @ -6 dB
± 15 kHz @ -60 dB
Receiver system
Double conversion superheterodyne
IF-frequencies
1st: 10.695 MHz
2nd: 455 kHz
Image rejection
-
Audio output
300 mW into 8 Ohms

Transmitter

Modulations
FM  
RF-Output
High: 1.5 W, Low: 0.15 W

Connections

Antenna
BNC
Impedance
50Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
8.4V DC
Current drain RX
20-130 mA
TX
220-550 mA

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
65 × 117 × 35 mm (2.56 × 4.61 × 1.38 in) without battery pack
Weight
490 gr (1.1 lbs) with BP3
Form factor
Handheld
Manufactured
Between 1980 and 199x
MPN

Other features

Memories
800 channels in 1 bank(s)
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
-
Accessories
-

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Icom IC-2A/AT/E Instruction Manual submitted by RigReference
 
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