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IC-2820H

Dual Band FM Transceiver

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Specifications

General

Frequency coverage

(Unit: MHz)

Version Transmit Receive
USA

144–148,

430–450*1

(L): 118–549.995

(R): 118–173.995, 375–549.995, 810–999.99*3

Australia

144–148,

430–440*2

(L): 118–549.995

(R): 118–173.995, 375–549.995, 810–999.990

Export 137–173.995, 400–470*2

(L): 118–549.995

(R): 118–173.995, 375–549.995, 810–999.990

(L) means left side receiver, (R) means right side receiver

*1 Tx/Rx guaranteed range, 144–148, 440–450MHz.
*2 Tx/Rx guaranteed range, 144–148, 430–440MHz.

*3 Cellular blocked.

Mode FM, AM (Receive only), DV (With UT-123)
Number of channels 522 (Including 2 call and 20 scan edges)
Antenna connector SO-239 (50Ω) × 2 (Tx/Rx and Diversity)
Power supply 13.8V DC ±15%
Usable Temp. range

–10°C to +60°C;

+14°F to +140°F

Frequency stability

±2.5ppm

(–10°C to +60°C on the basis of 25°C)

Tuning steps 5, 6.25, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 25, 30, 50 kHz

Current drain

Tx

Rx

(at 13.8V DC, approx. )

At high (50W) 13A
Standby 1.2A
Max. audio 1.8A

 

Dimensions

Main Unit

  

 

Controller

(projections not included; W×H×D)

150×40×187.7mm;

52932×1916×71332 in

 

150×58×31.5mm;

52932×2932×114 in

Weight (approx.)

Main Unit

Controller

 

1.5kg; 3.3lb

210g; 7.4oz (with OPC-1712)

Transmitter
Output power 50W, 15W approx., 5W approx.
Max. frequency deviation ±5.0/2.5 kHz (Wide/narrow)
Spurious emissions Less than –60dB
Microphone impedance 600Ω (8-pin modular jack)
Receiver

Intermediate frequency

Left side receiver

Right side receiver

 

38.85 MHz/450 kHz (1st/2nd)

46.35 MHz/450 kHz (1st/2nd)

Sensitivity (Ham bands only)

FM (12dB SINAD)

DV (BER 1% with UT-123)

 

Less than 0.18μV

Less than 0.35μV

Squelch sensitivity Less than 0.13μV (at threshold)

Selectivity

FM (Wide/narrow)

 

 

DV (With UT-123)

 

More than 10/6 kHz at 6dB

Less than 30/20 kHz at 60dB

 

More than 50dB

Spurious and image rejection

Left side receiver

Right side receiver

 

More than 60/55dB (VHF/UHF)

More than 60/60dB (VHF/UHF)

Audio output (at 13.8V DC)

More than 2.4W

at 10% distortion with an 8Ω load

Ext. speaker connector 2-conductor 3.5 (d) mm (18″)/8Ω

Receiver sensitivity

FM (12dB SINAD)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

AM (10dB S/N)

(Less than; not guaranteed, for your reference only)

118–159.995 MHz* 0.32μV  
160–179.995 MHz 0.56μV  
180–219.995 MHz 0.56μV  
220–224.995 MHz 0.56μV  
225–349.995 MHz 0.56μV  
350–359.995 MHz 0.56μV  
360–374.995 MHz 0.56μV  
375–399.995 MHz 0.56μV  
400–499.995 MHz* 0.32μV  
500–549.995 MHz 0.56μV  
810–879.990 MHz 0.79μV (1.4μV for USA version)
880–999.990 MHz 1.8μV (3.2μV for USA version)
* Except ham bands
118–159.995 MHz 1.0μV  
220–224.995 MHz 1.8μV  
225–349.995 MHz 18μV  
350–359.995 MHz 1.8μV  
360–374.995 MHz 18μV  
375–399.995 MHz 1.8μV  

All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Supplied Accessories

  • Hand microphone, HM-133
  • Controller cable, OPC-1712 (10 cm; 3.9 in)
  • Separation cable, OPC-1663 (3.4 m; 11.2 ft)
  • DC power cable, OPC-1132
  • Mounting bracket kit
  • Microphone connector plate
  • Remote controller bracket
  • Microphone hanger
  • Spare fuse
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