ICOM » IC-V80 — Price & Specifications

Basic 2m FM handheld transceiver with rugged construction. Powerful 5.5W of output power, long lasting battery life. Ideated in Japan, year of introduction 2009.

Reference market : ham-radio

General :
Frequency coverage RX 136.0000 ~ 174.0000 MHz [1] [2]
144.0000 ~ 146.0000 MHz [3]
TX 144.0000 ~ 148.0000 MHz [2]
144.0000 ~ 146.0000 MHz [3]
Modulation mode FM
Tuning step 5 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 50 KHz
Receiver :
Sensitivity FM 0.14 uV (12dB SINAD)
Selectivity FM 70dB (on adjacent channel)
FM-N 50dB (on adjacent channel)
Dynamic range [4] 65 dB (20 KHz spaced signals)
89 dB (10 MHz spaced signals)
Image and spurious rejection 75 dB
Frequency stability ± 2.5 ppm from -20°C to +60°C
Intermediate frequency 21.700 MHz
450 kHz
Squelch sensitivity FM 0.1 uV
Transmitter :
Output power VHF 5.5 / 2.5 / 0.5W
Spurious emission < -60 dB
Maximum FM deviation ± 5.0 KHz (FM)
± 2.5 KHz (FM-N)
Microphone 2.2 kΩ
Features :
Memory 200 regular memories
6 scan edges (2 x 3 pairs)
1 call
Display sub-KHz frequency resolution
3-segments signal meter bar
Selective calling DTMF / CTCSS / DTCS
1750Hz tone [3]
Antenna BNC 50Ω connector
Power supply 7.2~7.4 VDC (battery pack)
9 VDC battery case (6 x AA alkaline)
Power consumption 20 mA RX, typ (power save mode)
65 mA RX, typ (stand-by)
180 mA RX, typ (max volume, external speaker)
310 mA RX, typ (max volume, internal speaker)
1.4A TX, typ (at 5.5W)
0.9A TX, typ (at 2.5W)
0.6A TX, typ (at 0.5W)
Audio power 0.75W with a 16Ω internal load
0.45W 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 112 (H) x 30 (D) mm projections not included
Weight 140g without battery pack
360g with battery pack BP-264 and antenna

[1] Guaranteed range 144~148 MHz
[2] USA and AUS versions
[3] EUR and UK versions IC-V80E
[4] This parameter, not in official data, was obtained with direct tests

Description :

The IC-V80 / IC-V80E it's a military rugged rig offers water resistance and superior protection against dust and dirt (IP54). Compact, rugged and with plenty of power, this ICOM is ideal for basic, on-the-go ham operations. Other available versions: IC-V80-HD with Li-ion battery and rapid charger, IC-V80-Sport with alkaline battery case. The transceiver has a total of 207 memory channels, including regular channels, scan edges and 1 call channel. The channel name is programmable with 5 characters for easy recognition. Built-in CTCSS/DTCS codes provide quiet stand-by and allow you to use tone-access repeaters. The pocket beep alerts you when a matching tone frequency is received. The tone scan detects the subaudible tone that is used for repeater access.

Other features:

  • Wide or narrow channel spacing.
  • WX channel and weather alert function, USA version only.
  • Program, memory, skip, priority and tone scans.
  • Power save function.
  • BNC type antenna connector.
  • Automatic repeater function, USA version only.
  • 1750Hz tone for repeater access, IC-V80E only.
  • TOT (time out timer) setting.
  • Repeater lockout and busy channel lockout.
  • PC programmable with optional CS-V80 software.
  • Transceiver-to-transceiver cloning with optional software.
  • Direct keypad frequency entry.
  • DTMF autodial memories.
  • Auto power off.
  • LCD backlight.

IC-V80 / IC-V80E price :

We have collected for your convenience the IC-V80 sales prices and their trend over time. Of course offers, accessories, warranty terms and conditions can lead to different figures.

Price Date Condition
GBP 139,-- 2018-oct New
USD 149,95 2018-oct New

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