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The ICOM IC-705 made its debut at the Tokyo Hamfair August 2019. This new portable (mobile?) QRP transceiver covers HF, 6 meters, 2 meters and 440 MHz. It provides up to 5 watts RF output with the supplied BL-272 battery, or up to 10 watts when operating from 12 V DC. QRPp 500 mW also supported. MicroSD port for firmware upgrade, programming, voice recording and GPS log data. All this in an amazing 7.9 x 3.1 x 3.3 inch (20x8x8.5cm) chassis that easily fits in one hand. And only 2.25 lbs. (1kg) (without battery)! The ultimate backpack, multi-mission transceiver that fits in your hand.

The ultimate backpack, multi-mission transceiver. Available 2020.

General characteristics

HAM bands
160m  80m  60m  40m  30m (WARC)  20m  17m (WARC)  15m  12m (WARC)  11m (CB)  6m  2m  70cm  10m  4m 
Frequency stability
?
Tuning steps
?
Memories
10000 channels in 1 bank(s)

Receiver

RX-range
0.5-148 / 430-450 MHz
Modulations
AM   FM   N-FM   W-FM   CW   USB   LSB   D-STAR   RTTY  
Sensitivity
?
Selectivity
FM: ± 5 kHz
N-FM: ± 2.5 kHz
Filters
?
Receiver system
RF Direct Sampling (Down conversion sampling for >25 MHz)
IF-frequencies
?
Image rejection
?
Audio output
?

Transmitter

TX-range
10-160 m + WARC / 6 m / 2 m / 70 cm (also 4 m for Europe)
Modulations
AM   FM   N-FM   USB   LSB   D-STAR   RTTY  
RF-output
5-10 W

Connections

Antenna
BNC
Impedance
50Ω
Other
-

Electrical

Power requirements
13.8V DC external or 7.2 V DC Li-Ion battery
Current drain RX
?
TX
?

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
200 × 80 × 85 mm (7.87 × 3.15 × 3.35 in)
Weight
1,000 gr (2.2 lbs)
Form factor
Mobile
Manufactured
Between 2020 and 202x in Japan

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
4.3" touch screen color display
Spectrum scope and waterfall
Micro SD card slot
Voice recorder
Built-in Bluetooth, WLAN and GPS (with logger)
Accessories
Not specified
RigReference ID
6433
MPN
ICOM-IC-000705

Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Icom IC-705 Prerelease Flyer PDF - 2.69 MB, submitted by RigReference
 
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