Icom IC-R2500-05
Wideband Receiver



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Icom R2500

The Icom IC-R2500-05 wideband computer receiver connects externally to your PC via a USB cable. The radio can also be controlled via the supplied control head (with not all functions supported). That is right; you can operate the R2500 strictly with the supplied control head. The USB port provides compatibility with many computer models, even laptops. Incredible coverage is yours with reception from 10 kHz to 3300 MHz (less cellular and minor gaps). Sub band reception is 50 to 1300 MHz (less gaps). See specifications for exact coverage. Modes of reception include AM, FM-Wide, FM-Narrow, SSB and CW. (CW and SSB from 0.5 - 1300 MHz only). Many tuning steps are available:  1Hz, 10Hz, 20Hz, 50Hz, 100Hz, 500Hz, 1kHz, 2.5kHz, 5kHz, 6.25kHz, 8.33kHz, 9kHz, 10kHz, 12.5kHz, 15kHz, 20kHz, 25kHz, 30kHz, 50kHz, 100kHz, 125kHz, 150kHz, 200kHz, 500kHz, 1MHz, 10 MHz. CTCSS and DTCSS decoding is supported. The IC-R2500 has two powerful features, previously only available in high end military receivers. These two features are dual watch and diversity reception. With dual watch, the receiver can receive two signals simultaneously. With diversity reception, two antennas can be connected at the same time and employed to provide very stable reception. (Typically, the two antennas would be separated by distance and/or be of different polarity).

The IC-R2500 comes with a remote head, AD-113A or AD-113SA AC adapter, whip antenna, USB cable and Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista™ PCR2500 software CD. Installation note:  the UT-108 and UT-118 cannot be installed at the same time. Please also note the Icom Japan now offers version 2.2 update at their website:
This updated control software and USB driver support Microsoft Windows© 7 (32/64 bit).

The IC-R2500-10 model is the same as above, but without the frequency gaps and could be purchased via Federal, state or local government or cellular communications provider qualifying purchase order or for export only.    _

Order # Photo Description List Price Your Price Order
  PS AD-113A
AC Power supply 120 VAC 60 Hz. VIEW
#1149   AD-113E
AC Power supply 220 VAC.
$35.00 $12.98 Order
AC Power supply 120 VAC 60 Hz.
  CP12l CP-12L
Cigarette lighter power cable.
  AH7000 AH7000
Outdoor omni-antenna with 50 foot lead-in covering 25-1300 MHz. The discone design offers the best performance possible in an omni-directional antenna. This stainless steel antenna is 5.5 feet (1.7m) high and attaches to any standard mast (not supplied) with two supplied U-bolts. The AH7000 comes with a preassembled 50 foot cable with an N connector at each end. Adapter #4571 will be required to connect to the R2500.
   AH-8000 AH8000
Outdoor omni-antenna with 49 feet lead-in covering 100-3300 MHz. It can also be used for transmit on 144, 430, 1200 and 2400 MHz ham bands (under 200W). INFO
   OPC254L OPC-254L
DC Fused Power Cord
  OPC441 OPC-441
Speaker extension cable 16.4 feet (5 m).
  OPC1156 OPC-1156
Front panel separation extension cable 11.5 feet (3.5 m).
  SP-10 SP-10
External mobile speaker with bracket.
  UT106 UT-106
This plug-in option provides all mode noise reduction and gives you an audio Notch Filter in AM, SSB and FM.
  UT108 UT-108
DTMF decoder with code squelch and pager operation.
  UT118 UT-118
Digital Unit provides D-Star© digital voice reception with digital code and callsign squelch capabilities.
  UT122 UT-122
APCO25 Digital voice decoder.
#4571 UG349 UG349/AU
N female to BNC male adapter.
$6.20 $1.98 Order
   UG255 UG255
SO-239 (UHF) to BNC male adapter.
(To connect a PL259 to R2500).

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