IC-2300H | ICOM
Mobile VHF transceiver with 65 Watts of RF output power and heavy duty endurance. Simple user interface, built-in CTCSS and DTCS encoder/decoder, powerful loud and clear audio. Ideated in Japan, year of introduction 2011.
Reference market : ham-radio
|Frequency coverage||RX||136.0000 ~ 174.0000 MHz |
136.0000 ~ 174.0000 MHz 
144.0000 ~ 148.0000 MHz 
144.0000 ~ 146.0000 MHz 
|Tuning step||5 / 6.25 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 50 KHz|
|Sensitivity||FM||< 0.18 uV (12dB SINAD)|
> 6.0 KHz (-6dB)
< 18.0 KHz (-55dB)
> 12.0 KHz (-6dB)
< 28.0 KHz (-55dB)
|RF attenuator||20dB, related to the squelch level|
|Image and spurious rejection||> 60 dB|
|Frequency stability||± 3 ppm max with temperature from -10°C to +60°C|
|Intermediate frequency||1°||46.35 MHz|
|Squelch sensitivity||FM||< 0.13 uV (threshold)|
|Output power ||VHF||5 / 10 / 25 / 65W|
|Spurious emission||< -60 dBc|
|Maximum FM deviation||
± 5.0 KHz (wide)
± 2.5 KHz (narrow)
200 regular memories
6 for programmed scan limits
1 call channel
sub-KHz frequency resolution
13-segments signal meter bar
|Antenna||SO239 50Ω connector|
|Power supply||13.8 VDC ±15% external|
1.5A RX, max audio
0.4A RX, standby
11A TX, max power (65W)
|Audio power||4.5W with an 4Ω load|
|Audio output||Jack 3.5 mm external speaker|
Jack 8-pin (microphone)
Jack 3.5 mm (cloning through the speaker jack)
|Mechanical and environmental data :|
|Operating temperature||from -10°C to +60°C|
|Dimensions||140 (W) x 40 (H) x 162 (D) mm projections not included|
 Guaranteed 144-148 MHz
 EXP version
 USA version
 EUR version
 Limited on Taiwan and Korea versions
The IC-2300H front panel layout includes a simple user interface, a large display with six alphanumeric characters offers a good viewing angle with amber, yellow or green backlight color. Ideal for any mobile operation. The transceiver can generate 65 Watt of output power, the rugged aluminum diecast provides effective heat dissipation and keeps RF output even during high duty cycle continuous transmission. Built-in is a current detector circuit which protects the power amplifier from excessive current flow. When excessive current flow is detected, the circuit automatically reduces the transmit output power to approximately 25 watts. The IC2300H has a thermal detector circuit too, which protects the power amplifier from excessive heat. As the temperature increases, the circuit automatically reduces the transmit output to approximately 10 to 20 watts. The IC2300 H is built tough to protect from a rough road. It has been tested to and has passed the MIL-STD 810G specifications including shock, vibration and temperature tests.
- Built-in CTCSS and DTCS
The CTCSS and DTCS tones are built-in for quiet stand-by and repeater access. The tone scan function detects the subaudible tone that is used for repeater access. The pocket beep function gives you an audible and visual indicator of an incoming call. The DTCS encoder function (DTCS transmit only) is also available.
- Scan functions
The radio supports various scan types (full scan, memory scan, programmed scan, scan resume function) for maximum reception and ease of use. The DMS (Dynamic Memory Scan) system allows you to scan selected banks from 10 memory banks by simply adding and deleting bank links.
- Squelch attenuator
The transceiver has an RF attenuator related to the squelch level setting. 20 dB of attenuation is obtained at the maximum setting.
- Output power
The radio has 4 output power levels (Low, Mid-Low, Mid, High) to suit your operating requirements. Lower output powers during short-distance communications will reduce current consumption.
- One-touch PTT function
The PTT switch can be operated as a one-touch PTT switch, each push switches between transmit and receive. Using this function you can transmit without holding down the PTT switch.
- Power supply voltage display.
- Wide/narrow channel setting.
- High 4.5 Watt loud audio.
- Audio mute function.
- DTMF autodial.
- Time-out timer.
- Repeater lockout.
- Automatic power off.
- Weather channel receive and alert function (USA version only).
- Automatic repeater function (USA version only).
- Monitor function.
- S-meter squelch.
- Selectable squelch delay from short and long.
- Squelch attenuator reduces suppression from strong signals.
- PC to transceiver and transceiver to transceiver cloning capability.
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