Icom IC-R7100 (DC)
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The IC-R7100 is no longer available having been replaced by the IC-R8500
The IC-R7100 takes you into the new information era. Stay on top of the world with the latest in the
VHF and UHF communications technology while covering 25MHz ~ 2GHz. (so it says on this
Icom leaflet !)
The recent (DC) version can only be powered via an external 12 volt DC power source.
- Continuously Covers From 25 to 2000 MHz
Receiving all frequencies up to 2000 MHz the IC-R7100 allows you to listen to any signals you wish
on VHF or UHF including amateur, air, marine, citizens and utility bands plus FM and TV broadcasts.
(Specifications guaranteed 25~1000MHz and 1240~1300MHz)
- All-Mode Capability
To catch the wide variety of signals all over the world the IC-R7100 includes SSB (USB, LSB), AM
(Normal Wide), FM (Normal Narrow) and WFM (Wide FM) modes. Using an optional TV-R7100
you can view TV broadcasts on your CRT monitor and listen to FM broadcasts in stereo.
- 2 Ways To Tune
Main dial rotation and direct heyboard entry are available for fine tuning across a wide range of
- 900 Memory Channels
A total of 900 memory channels store frequencies, modes and tuning steps. Memory channels are
grouped in 9 memory banks for ease of handling and editing. You can use a different memory bank for
each station type, station direction, mode band or any preference.
- Memory Channel Numbering
Separately from the memony bank each memory channel can be denoted with a digit (0~9) for further
- 20 Scan Edge Memory Channels
The IC-R7100 features an additional 20 scan edge memory channels to store 10 sets of frequencies
for programmed scan.
- 3 Ways to Select Memory Channels
Use the main dial memory channel UP/DOWN switches or keyboard to select a memory channel.
- Built-in Clock
The IC-R7100 has a 24-hour system clock with 5 ON/OFF timers. The clock and timers can be easily
- Timer Operations
The ON/OFF timers automatically turns power ON and OFF at preset times. Up to 5 of these can be
combined in a single 24-hour period automatically turning the transceiver ON and OFF 10 times in
Each timer can store a memory channel number. When the power is turned ON the set memory
channel is automatically selected. The receive frequency can also be specified to be changed by
combining 2 or more timers. You will not miss your favorite broadcasts.
Automatic recording is available to record important programs even when you are away from the
- 5 Basic Scans
The IC-R7100 has 5 basic scans which search for signals over a wide range and skip undesired
frequencies and unmodulated signals.
- Window Scan
To select and specify the frequency memory channel mode and more the IC-R7100 is equipped with a
2-window system a technological breakthrough. Window scan can select one window and then
another alternately on the function display for a programmed duty cycle.
- Dual Scan
Combine one of the basic scans with the window scan function. Each basic scan appears in its
window and two can be combined to operate alternately. There are over 40 possible combinations:
only Icom's high-speed scanning can realize dual scan operation.
Additional Outstanding Features:
- High sensitivity and reliable frequency stability.
- 0.1, 1 5, 10, 12.5, 20, 25, 100kHz and 1 MHz tuning steps are available.
- Noise blanker circuit for eliminating pulse-type noise.
- Automatic frequency control function for easy tuning in FM and WFM modes.
- Effective 20 dB attenuator for strong signals.
- Noise squelch and S-meter squelch.
- CI-V system for computer control through an optional CT-17.
- Frequency announcement in English with an optional UT-36.
- Large function display with selectable LCD backlighting brightness.
- Easy-to-read S-meter plus FM center indicators.
- Dial lock function.
Computer Control of the IC-R7100
The IC-R7100 using the optional CT-17 can be controlled externally via a Computer. There are several software packages that support the IC-R7100. For further information click here.
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