ICOM » IC-T70A HD — Price & Specifications

2m / 70cm dual band FM handheld transceiver with rugged construction, dust protection and water resistance. High power audio output, long lasting battery life. Ideated in Japan, year of introduction 2009 - updated in 2015.

Reference market : ham-radio

General :
Frequency coverage RX 136.0000 ~ 174.0000 MHz [1] [2]
144.0000 ~ 146.0000 MHz [3]
400.0000 ~ 479.0000 MHz [1] [2]
430.0000 ~ 440.0000 MHz [3]
TX 136.0000 ~ 174.0000 MHz [1] [4]
144.0000 ~ 148.0000 MHz [5]
144.0000 ~ 146.0000 MHz [6]
400.0000 ~ 479.0000 MHz [1] [4]
420.0000 ~ 450.0000 MHz [5]
430.0000 ~ 440.0000 MHz [6]
Modulation mode FM
Tuning step [7] 5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 KHz
Receiver :
Sensitivity FM 0.18 uV (144~148 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.32 uV (136~174 MHz except amateur band, 12dB SINAD)
0.18 uV (430~450 MHz, 12dB SINAD)
0.32 uV (400~479 MHz except amateur band, 12dB SINAD)
Selectivity FM > 60dB (on adjacent 20 KHz channel)
Image and spurious rejection > 60 dB
Frequency stability ± 2.5 ppm from -20°C to +60°C
Intermediate frequency 46.350 MHz
450 kHz
Squelch sensitivity FM 0.18 uV (144~148, 430~450 MHz)
Transmitter :
Output power VHF 5 / 2.5 / 0.5W
UHF 5 / 2.5 / 0.5W
Spurious emission at 5 or 2.5W < -60 dB
at 0.5W < -13 dBm
Maximum FM deviation ± 5.0 KHz (FM)
± 2.5 KHz (FM-N)
Microphone 2.2 kΩ
Features :
Memory 250 regular memories
50 scan edges (2 x 25 pairs)
2 call memories
Display 0.5 KHz frequency resolution
Segment-bar signal meter
Selective calling DTMF / CTCSS / DTCS
1750Hz tone
Antenna SMA 50Ω connector
Power supply 7.2 VDC (with BP-264, Ni-MH battery pack)
6~10 VDC (battery cells, Ni-MH, Li-Ion or Alkaline)
10~16 VDC external
Power consumption 40 mA RX, max (power save mode)
90 mA RX, max (stand-by)
300 mA RX, typ (max volume, external speaker)
450 mA RX, typ (max volume, internal speaker)
1.7A TX, typ (max power on VHF)
1.2A TX, typ (mid power on VHF)
0.6A TX, typ (low power on VHF)
2.1A TX, typ (max power on UHF)
1.5A TX, typ (mid power on UHF)
0.8A TX, typ (low power on UHF)
Audio power 0.7W with a 16Ω internal load
0.4W with an 8Ω external load
Audio output Jack 3.5 mm headphone / external SP
Connections Jack 2.5 mm (microphone)
Mechanical and environmental data :
Operating temperature from -20°C to +60°C
Dimensions 58 (W) x 111 (H) x 30 (D) mm projections not included
Weight 380g with battery pack BP-264 and antenna

[1] Guaranteed range 144~148 and 430~450 MHz
[2] UK, USA and EXP versions
[3] EUR version
[4] EXP version
[5] USA version
[6] EUR and UK versions
[7] More steps from 20 KHz up to 200 KHz on IC-T70A (not "HD") data-sheets

Description :

The IC-T70A-HD is a rugged workhorse radio, dust protection and water-resistance equivalent to IP54 provides reliable operation for practical outdoor operation. Long lasting battery life: get 5 Watt of power on VHF and UHF in a small lightweight package, the lighter BP-265 Li-Ion battery pushes operation to 13.5 hours with auto power save ON, and an optional AA alkaline battery case is ideal for long storage or quick back-up. Loud audio: The ICT70A uses a BTL, bridge-tied load, amplifier that doubles the audio output. The 36mm large speaker delivers 700mW of loud and intelligible audio. 250 regular memories: with a maximum of 26 memory banks (and up to 100 channels per bank) you can pick and choose the desired banks for scanning. Internal VOX function: the transceiver has an internal voice operated transmit function for convenient handsfree operation when used with a compatible optional headset and plug adapter cable. Also, the VOX level and delay time are adjustable.

Other features:

  • Power save function.
  • SMA type antenna connector.
  • Automatic repeater function.
  • 1750Hz tone for repeater access.
  • TOT (time out timer) setting.
  • Repeater lockout and busy channel lockout.
  • PC programmable with optional CS-T70 software.
  • Transceiver-to-transceiver cloning with optional cable and software.
  • Direct keypad frequency entry.
  • 16 DTMF autodial memories.
  • Auto power off.
  • LCD backlight.

IC-T70A HD price :

We have collected for your convenience the IC-T70A-HD ICOM sales prices and their trend over time. Of course offers, accessories, warranty terms and conditions can lead to different figures.

Price Date Condition
USD 199,-- 2018-oct New

Comes with BC-193 Li-ion drop-in tray, BP-265 Li-ion Battery Pack (1900 mAh), BC-123SA AC power supply.

USD 179,95 2018-oct New

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