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144/440 MHz Mobile


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Icom IC-2820H

  • V/V, U/U Simultaneous Receive
  • Three RF Output Levels 50/15/5W
  • Left Band Receive: 118-549.99 MHz
  • Right Band Receive: 118-173.99, 375-549.99, 810-999.99 MHz (less cellular)
  • Optional UT-123 DV Digital Voice / GPS

The Icom IC-2820H 2M/440 dual bander has all the features you would expect and some you would not! You get:  separate front panel, wideband receive, 3 power settings, built-in CTCSS decode/encode, selectable amber/green display, PC compatibility and 522 memory channels. V/V and U/U receive is available. The rear panel has two SO-239 antenna jacks to support diversity reception (two antennas required). The diversity function compares the receiving signal strength from two different antennas, ANT1 and ANT2, and automatically selects the strongest signal. This feature is useful when you are listening in a moving vehicle or the transmitting station itself is moving. The band scope function lets you watch conditions near the receiving frequency. Diversity receiving, for improved signal stability is available in 127 MHz, 136 MHz, 146 MHz, 375 MHz, 440 MHz and 500 MHz bands only (two antennas required).

The IC-2820H is D-STAR upgradable with the optional UT-123. Power output is 50/15/5 watts on 2 meters and 50/15/5 watts on 440 MHz. It is 9600 BPS packet ready too (6 pin DIN). This radio comes with full function backlit HM-133 remote DTMF hand mic, mounting bracket, power cord and spare fuses. Please note that the mic plugs into the body (not the head). Main unit size:  5.9 x 1.65 x 7.4 inches 3.3 lbs. (150x40x188mm 1.5 kg). Controller size:  5.9 x 2.6 x 1.25 inches 7.4 ounces (150x58x32mm 210g). This model requires 13.8 VDC at 12 Amps. This radio is supplied with both the OPC-1663 (11 foot) and OPC-1712 (3.9 inch) head separation cables.
This radio is reviewed in the November, 2007 issue of QST.

Order # Photo Item Description List Price Your Price Order
#4492   CS-2820 Windows 98/98SE/2000/Me/XP cloning software CD [OPC-478, OPC-478U, OPC-478UC or OPC-1529R cable required]. $  45.00 $  24.98 Order
  HM133 HM-133 Remote control Hand Mic. [As supplied].
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#4968 HM154 HM-154 Electret condenser hand mic with Up-Down.
No DTMF keypad!  Modular plug. INFO
$55.00 $38.98 Order
  HM154T HM-154T Electret condenser DTMF hand mic with Up-Down. Modular plug. VIEW Discontinued
#3236 OPC347 OPC-  347 DC Cord (20 Amp) 23.0 feet (7 m). $  70.00 $  54.95 Order
#0223 OPC440 OPC-  440 Microphone extension cable 16.4 feet (5 m). $100.00 $  74.95 Order
  OPC441 OPC-  441 Speaker extension cable 16.4 feet (5 m). Discontinued
#0918 OPC474 OPC-  474 Cable for transceiver to transceiver cloning. $  20.00 $  16.95 Order
#1180 OPC478 OPC-  478 Cable for PC to transceiver cloning. DB9F to 3 conductor 3.5 mm mini plug. $  60.00 $  44.95 Order
#4886   OPC-  478UC USB PC to 2820H cloning cable with Windows USB drivers CD. INFO   $70.00   $52.95 Order
#1120 OPC589 OPC-  589 Mic adapter cable (connects 8 pin mic to radio's modular mic jack). $  45.00 $  34.95 Order
#2990 OPC1132 OPC-1132 DC Cord (20 Amp, double fused) 9.8 feet (3 m) [as supplied]. $  45.00 $  29.98 Order
  Icom OPC-1529 OPC-1529R Serial data cable to PC. Discontinued
#2163 Icom OPC-1663 OPC-1663 Head separation cable 11 foot [as supplied]. $  18.00 $  13.95 Order
  Icom OPC-1712 OPC-1712 Head separation cable  4 inch [as supplied]. Discontinued
  SM-25 SM-25 Desk mic with built in preamp to modular plug. VIEW Discontinued
  SP-10 SP-10 Matching mobile speaker with bracket. Discontinued
#5874 SP-35 SP-35 Matching mobile speaker with bracket. INFO $  77.00 $  59.95 Order
  Icom UT123 UT-123 D-Star DV Digital Voice / GPS Unit  INFO Discontinued
  Nifty Mini Manual MINI MANUAL Nifty spiral bound mini-manual contains 20 laminated pages [4.5 x 8 inch]. Discontinued

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