überarbeitet am 19.10.2010
In 1968, Icom presented with it's IC-R7000 a VHF / UHV receiver as a twin
to it's VLF / shortwave pendant IC-R71.
The IC-R7100 as a successor of this set has been advertised in February 1990 and presented
at the 1990 Ham Radio fair, but it made it's appearence on the shelves of
the amateur radio shops not before the end of 1990. The set has a very similar
appearence to that of the IC-R72.
Double / triple conversion
1st I.F. 778,700 MHz (25 - 512 MHz) resp. 266,700 MHz (512 - 1025 MHz), 10,7 MHz, 455 kHz (not in FM-wide mode)
Digital display accuracy 100 Hz, coverage 25 MHz - 2 GHz
AM, USB/LSB, FM-wide, FM-narrow
SSB <0,2 uV, AM <1,6 uV, 1,0 uV for 10 dB SINAD in FM-wide and 0,35 uV for 10 dB SINAD in FM-narrow
Selectivity(-6 dB) SSB 2,4 kHz, AM-n 6 kHz, AM-w / FM-n 15 kHz and FM-w 150 kHz
S meter, RF gain, AGC, 900 memories in 10 banks, frequency keypad
The Icom IC-R7100 was the successor of the IC-R7000 VHF/UHF receiver,
it is microprocessor controlled and comes with 900 memories organized in 10 banks as well
as a direct frequency entry keypad. It's dimensions are 24,1 x 9,4 x 22,9 cm and it's weight 6 kg.
© Martin Bösch 4.7.2010