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Icom IC-R6 Sport-16
Wideband Receiver BLK
(No batteries or charger)

  Not in stock  

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Icom IC-R6-E
For Fed. government
or export only!

  Not in stock  

 

Previous Models:
IC-R5
IC-R2
IC-R1

Wideband Receivers 
Icom IC-R6

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It began with the R1 ... the first wideband receiver to fit in your pocket. The R2 and R5 offered further refinements, bringing us to the fourth generation R6. Like its predecessors, the R6 is big on coverage, tuning from 100 kHz to 1309.995 MHz (less cellular and gaps) in these modes:  AM, FM Narrow and FM wide. The triple conversion circuit provides amazing sensitivity for the size. It has 1300 alphanumeric memories storing:  frequency, mode, step size, duplex direction and offset, CTCSS tone, tone squelch and skip settings. And scanning is really fast ... up to 100 channels per second! Seven different scan formats are available. It features a large backlit LCD display. Enjoy 150 mW of audio output power (50 mW with external speaker (not supplied)). There is a mini 3 conductor earphone jack.

The controls are easy to operate. The very efficient circuit design offers extended battery operation. This radio comes with a wrist strap, belt clip and SMA flexible antenna. See QST November 2010 for a review of this radio. (The original IC-R6-16 #1006 included two NiMH AA batteries and BC-196SA charger, but Icom has discontinued this configuration).

The IC-R6-16 Sport BLK #2006 is the current version of this radio with a dark gray case. It does not include the two NiMH AA batteries and BC-196SA charger that were included with the original version. They are available optionally below.

The IC-R6-E model is the same as the regular gray R6-16 Sport, but without the cellular gaps. This version can be purchased by the Federal government or for export only. Not available for online ordering. Please call and ask for Government Sales.

The IC-R6-16 Sport RED and IC-R6-16 Sport BLUE versions are no longer available.

Accessories
Order # Photo Item Description List Price Your Price Order
  BC194 BC-194 Charge adapter stand (requires either the BC-196SA AC adapter or CP-18A). VIEW Discontinued
  BC194 BC-196SA AC adapter for IC-R6 or optional BC-194 stand. INFO Discontinued
  CP18A CP-18A Cigarette Lighter Cable with voltage converter (6 VDC output) Discontinued
#5436   CS R6 Windows 2000/XP cloning software (requires OPC-478 or OPC-478U or OPC-478UC). $58.00 $29.98 Order
  CT-17 CT-17 CI-V Level Converter for receiver remote control using a PC. Software not supplied. Discontinued
    LC-146a Carrying case. Discontinued
  OPC474 OPC-474 R6 to R6 cloning cable Not currently stocked
  OPC478 OPC-478 RS232 PC to R6 cloning cable kit. Discontinued
   OPC478UC OPC-478UC USB PC to R6 cloning cable with Windows USB drivers CD. Discontinued
  SP13 SP-13 Black mono earphone 3.5 mm plug. Discontinued
   Icom SP AT1 SP-AT1 Tube mono earphone 3.5 mm "L" plug. INFO Discontinued
    AA NiMHx2 Package of two NiMH AA batteries (1400 mAh) Discontinued
#0531 SMABNC SMA-BNC RF adapter to connect a BNC type antenna to the SMA antenna jack. $5.95 $5.89 Order
   SMA M-BNC F BNCJ-SMAP SMA male to BNC female adapter.
Low profile deluxe, 24k gold plated center conductor.
Discontinued
   SMA-SO239 SMA-SO239 Low-loss 4 foot (1.2 m) LMR100 RF adapter cable to safely connect a PL259 type antenna to the SMA antenna jack. Discontinued
#5642 Butel Software CE Butel ARC6 Sophisticated control software CD.
For Windows XP/2000/Vista/7.
$29.95 $21.98 Order

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