Icom IC-78
HF Transceiver

Order #1664
List Price:   $948.00
Your Price: $799.95

Please also see
the
IC-718

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Icom IC-78

Features
  • AM/SSB/CW Modes
  • Digital S/RF Meter
  • 1.6-30 MHz Transmit
  • Noise Blanker
  • VOX Function
  • IF Shift
  • 100 Watt Output (40 AM)
  • RIT
  • Multi Function Meter
  • Keypad Input
  • CW Keyer
  • Front Firing Speaker
  • Microphone Compressor
  • 10 Hz Readout
  • 1 Hz Tuning
  • Lock

The Icom IC-78 has a receive range of 30 kHz to 30 MHz. It has a transmit capability from 1.6 to 30 MHz. This radio is very easy to operate with one touch band switching, direct frequency input via keypad and auto tuning steps (senses the rate at which the tuning knob is turned). The receiver section features IF Shift, Adjustable Noise Blanker and RIT. 99 duplex memory channels are available for storing individual transmit and receive frequencies, operating mode, filter setting, as well as 8-character channel names. You can enter channel assignments easily from the 10-key pad. The keypad may also be used for direct frequency entry In addition, an extra 1 call memory is available for storing the most often used, or most important frequency. An independent, one-touch recall switch is available. The transmit section features up to 100 watts of RF output and AF speech compression to increase average audio output. A Morse keyer is built-in. The meter shows output power, ALC and VSWR. The layout and basic operation of this rig is simple. The easy-to-read, large LCD and front firing speaker make this rig ideal for either mobile or base installations. Its one-piece, die-cast aluminum construction, combined with a large heat sink, helps keep internal temperatures down and ensures that operation is stable at high duty. cycles. The has rear panel a standard SO-239 antenna jack.

The IC-78 requires 12 VDC at 20 amps. The IC-78 comes with the HM-36 hand mic and OPC-025A DC power cable. Size:  9.67 x 3.8 x 9.5 inches 8 Lbs 6 oz. (240x95x239mm 3.8 kg). Optional filters require soldering.

The Icom IC-78 can be purchased for government or for export only. This special order item is not available via on-line ordering.

Accessories
Order # Item Description List Price Your Price Order
#2606 AH-2b Mobile whip antenna. $599.00 $439.95
#3702 AH-4 Automatic antenna tuner 120 watts. $345.00 $314.95
#2715 AH-710 Folded dipole for 1.9-30 MHz. With PL-259 connector. 80.3 ft (24.5 m). $430.00 $319.95
#2777 CR-338 High Stability Crystal Unit [requires soldering]. $105.00 $79.95
#2771 CT-17 CI-V Level Converter. $190.00 $144.95
#0903 FL-  52A Filter 500 Hz CW/RTTY-narrow (455 kHz IF). $284.00 $209.95
  FL-  53A Filter 250 Hz CW-narrow (455 kHz IF). Discontinued
#0327 FL-222 Filter 1.9 kHz SSB-narrow (455 kHz IF). $300.00 $219.95
  FL-257 Filter 3.3 kHz SSB-narrow (455 kHz IF). Discontinued
#1951 HM-36 Hand mic (same as supplied). $100.00 $74.95
#1896 MB-  5 Mobile Mounting Bracket. $70.00 $54.95
#1088 MB-23 Carry Handle. $20.00 $14.95
#2694 PS-125 Switching Power Supply. 25 Amp. $446.00 $399.95
  SM-20 Desk Mic with Up-Down Buttons Discontinued
#5644 SM-30 Electret desk microphone with flexible neck. $195.00 $139.95
#1696 SP-23 External Speaker with dual inputs & audio filtration. $265.00 $199.95


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