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Icom T8A
2M / 6M / 440 Transceiver

Icom T8A Compact 2M / 6M / 440 Transceiver

Worlds Smallest! Full Featured and Land Mobile Rugged
The IC-T8A is water resistant to JIS 4 standards With a super thin profile and lightweight design, the IC-T8A fits comfortably in the hand and is easy to use.

  • Up to 5 watts of power on all bands (13.5 V DC), 4.5 watts out of the box with supplied BP-200 battery
  • Ni-MH Powered! Longer operating times than with Ni-Cad cells.
  • Excellent audio output
  • Receive (MHz): 50-54 (6 meters), 118 - 174 (2 meters), 400 - 470 (440 MHz)
    • Broadcast FM and AM receive (most TV stations, too)
    • Air band receive
  • 123 memory channels with 10 scan edges and 1 call for each band
  • ICOM rugged! Meets MIL SPEC 810 C/D/E for shock and vibration
  • Tone squelch with pocket beep
  • Back lit display with timer
  • Built in guide function
  • JIS grade 4 water resistance
  • DTMF encoder with 9 DTMF memories
  • One-Touch Band Switching

General

Icom IC-T8A Tri-band Handheld Transceiver
  • Frequency coverage (Unit: MHz)
    6 meter: 50 - 54
    2 meter: Tx: 144-148, Rx: 118-174
    70cm: Tx: 440-450, Rx: 400-470
  • Mode: FM, WFM (Rx only), AM (118-136, Rx only)
  • Number of memory channels: 123 plus 1 call for each band
  • Weight (with BP-199): 280g (9.9oz)
  • Dimensions (w/BP-198/199):
    58(W) x 107(H) x 28.5(D)mm
    2.3(W) x 4.2(H) x 1.125(D)in
  • Antenna connector: SMA (50ohms)

Transmitter

  • Output power (at 13.5 V DC): 5 W or 0.5W
  • Modulation : variable reactance frequency modulation
  • Max. frequency deviation : 5.0 kHz
  • Spurious emissions : Less than -60 dB
  • External mic connector : 3-conductor, 2.5(d) mm (1/10")/ 2 kohms

Receiver

  • Receive system: Double superheterodyne
  • Intermediate frequencies(1st/2nd)MHz:
    • 1st:
      • 41.85 MHz
      • 13.35 MHz (WFM)
    • 2nd:
      • 450 kHz
  • Sensitivity (at 12 dB SINAD):
    • Less than 0.18:V
    • Less than 1.99:V (WFM)
  • Squelch sensitivity (at threshhold):
    • Less than 0.18:V
    • Less than 5.6:V (WFM)
  • Selectivity :
    • Less than 15 kHz/-6 dB
    • More than 30 kHz/-60 dB(WFM)
  • Spurious response (except IF and 2nd image frequency):
    • 50, 144 MHz bands: -60 dB (typical)
    • 430/440 MHz bands: -50 dB (typical)
    • -50 dB for all bands at 1/2 IF image frequency
  • Audio output power (at 13.8 V DC): 250mW (typical with an 8ohms load)
  • External speaker connector: 3-conductor, 3.5(d) mm (1/8")/ 8 ohms

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