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Tune in the world where ever you go. The Icom IC-R20-06 has extremely wide coverage from 150 kHz to 3304.999 MHz (less 824-849 & 869-894 MHz cellular). Modes of reception include:  FM, WFM, AM, (SSB) USB, LSB, CW. This radio has two VFOs with dual watch capability. A built-in 32 MB IC audio recorder can record 1, 2 or 4 hours of reception (playback quality will be less on 2 or 4 hour settings). A total of 1250 memories are featured: 1000 regular, 25 scan edge and 200 auto-write scan. And this is Icom's fastest scanning radio at 100 channels per second in VFO mode. There are three types of priority watch: Memory Channel Watch, Memory Scan Watch and VFO Scan Watch. The R20 offers six forms of scanning. Scan resume can even be adjusted for 2 to 20 seconds or unlimited. CTCSS/DTCS/DTMF decode is built-in. The large, two line dot-matrix LCD can be programmed for 8 character channel names.

You can "see" your signals with the built-in band scope. The sweep range can be selected from ±14 kHz to ±1400 kHz. Other advanced features include:  Voice Scan Control (opens squelch only when a modulated signal is detected), Auto Squelch, Attenuator, key lock, RF Gain, Noise Blanker, ANL and AF filter. A built-in ferrite bar antenna improves medium wave reception. Weather channels and weather alert (USA version only) are featured. CI-V PC control compatibility is supported with optional CT-17. Simple PC programming and cloning is available via the optional CS-R20 software CD (with USB cable).

The special "Set Mode Menu" allows you to tailor many operational parameters to your personal taste including:  Priority Watch, Key-touch beep, beep level, power save, NB/ANL/AF filter functions, AM antenna selection, scope audio, dial speed, etc.

The R20-06 comes with:  BC-153SA wall charger, BP-206 Li-ion battery pack, MB-98 belt clip, battery spacer, BNC telescopic antenna and wrist strap. The supplied battery spacer allows you to operate the IC-R20 from 3 alkaline AA batteries (not supplied).

The R20 Sport-06 is the same above, but without the wall charger and without the Li-ion battery pack. Instead, this version operates from 3 alkaline AA batteries (not supplied). It includes the battery spacer, BNC telescopic antenna and wrist strap.

The R20-11 GOVT model is the same as the original IC-R20-06 (with charger and BP-206), but without the 824-849 / 869-894 MHz cellular gap and can be purchased by the Federal government or for export only.

Order # Photo Item Description List Price Your Price Order
  BC149A BC-149A AC Wall Adapter 6VDC 1000 mA. [Not for R20 Sport]. VIEW Discontinued
    BC-153SA-52 AC switching type wall charger. 100-240 VAC 6 VDC 1000 mA. Discontinued
  BC-156A BC-156-12 Desktop AC rapid charger.
Includes drop-in charging tray and BC-123SA AC adapter.
  BP206 BP-206 Lithium Ion battery 3.7 V 1650 mA. Discontinued
  CP18A CP-18A Cigarette lighter adapter with filter. Discontinued
  CT-17 CT-17 CI-V Level Converter for receiver remote control using a PC.
Software not supplied. Click here for more information
  CS-R20 CS-R20 Windows 98/ME/2000/XP cloning software CD with USB cable.
This software does not support remote controlling the R20.
    LC-158 Carrying case Discontinued
#3517 MB86 MB-86 Deluxe spring-loaded swivel belt clip. $11.00 $7.98 Order
  MB98 MB-98 Alligator belt clip. [As supplied]. Discontinued
  Sp13 SP-13 Black mono earphone 3.5 mm plug. Discontinued
#2454 12BNSO 12BNSO Twelve inch RG58U coaxial jumper cable to safely
connect a PL259 type antenna to the BNC antenna jack.  VIEW
$5.98 $5.98 Order

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