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IC-718

HF All Band Transceiver

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Specifications

General
Frequency Range
Rx
Tx 

 
0.030-29.999999 MHz*1
1.800-1.999999 MHz*2
3.500-3.999999 MHz*2 (varies with version)
7.000-7.300000 MHz
10.100-10.150000 MHz
14.000-14.350000 MHz
18.068-18.168000 MHz
21.000-21.450000 MHz
24.890-24.990000 MHz
28.000-29.700000 MHz
*1guaranteed range: 0.5-29.999999 MHz
*2varies according to version

Mode USB, LSB, CW, RTTY (FSK), AM
No. of memory channels 101 (99 regular, 2 scan edges)
Frequency resolution 1 Hz
Frequency stability

Less than ±200 Hz from 1 minute to 60 minutes after power on. After that rate of stability less than ±30 Hz/hr. at +25°C (+77°F). Temperature fluctuations 0°C to +50°C (+32°F to +122°F) less than ±350 Hz

Power supply requirement

13.8 V DC ±15% (negative ground)

Current drain

(at 13.8 V DC)
Receive
Transmit

Stand-by 1.3A
max audio 2.0A
max. power 20.0A
Usable temperature range

-10°C to +60°C

(+14°F to +140°F)

Antenna connector SO-239 (50Ω)

Dimensions

(projections not included)

240mm (W) x 95mm (H) x 239mm (D);

97/16in (W) x 33/4in (H) x 913/32in (D)

Weight 3.8 kg; 8 lb 6 oz
ACC connector 13-pin
REMOTE connector 2-conductor 3.5 (d) mm; (1/8")
Transmitter

Modulation system

  SSB

  AM

 

Balanced modulation

Low level modulation

Output power

  SSB, CW, RTTY

  AM

 

2-100W

2-40W

Spurious emissions Less than -50 dB below peak output power

Spurious frequency

  below 30 MHz

  above 30 MHz

 

-50dB

-60dB

Carrier suppression More than 40 dB
Unwanted sideband More than 50 dB
Microphone connector 8-pin connector (600Ω)
KEY connector 3 conductor 6.5 (d) mm (1/4")
SEND connector Phono (RCA)
ALC connector Phono (RCA)
Receiver
Receiving system Double conversion superheterodyne

Sensitivity (10 dB S/N)

  SSB, CW, RTTY

  AM

 

0.16 µV (1.8-29.999999 MHz)

13 µV (0.5-1.799999 MHz)

2 µV (1.8-29.999999 MHz)

SQL sensitivity Less than 5.6 µV (SSB)

Selectivity

  SSB, CW, RTTY

 

 AM

 

More than 2.1 kHz/-6 dB

Less than 4.5 kHz/-60 dB

More than 6.0 kHz/-6 dB

Less than 20 kHz/-40 dB

Spurious and image rejection More than 70 dB (1.8-29.999999 MHz)

Audio output power

(at 13.8 V DC)

More than 2.0W at 10% distortion with an 8Ω load
RIT variable range ± 1200 Hz
PHONES connector 3-conductor 6.5 (d) mm (1/4")
EXT SP connector 2-conductor 3.5 (d) mm (1/8") / 8Ω

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

Supplied Accessories

  • Hand Microphone
  • DC Power Cable
  • Spare Fuses