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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

Sensitivity 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.

further literature:
d: Icom IC - R7100: Hohe Frequenzen - hohe Qualität Nils Schiffhauer, DK 8 0K, wwh 2 / 1991
d: Icom IC - R 7100 - Scanner für Profis, Harald Kuhl, Radio hören 7 / 1997
d/e: model page at www.radiomuseum.org

© Martin Bösch 4.7.2010