Broad band of 10 kHz to 3 GHz
|Product name / type name||Communication receiver / IC – R 8600|
|Suggested retail price||228,000 yen + tax|
|Release date||Scheduled to be released at the end of March 2017|
|Scheduled to be sold annually||250 units|
Icom Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Osaka-shi Hirano Ward , President : Tsutomu Fukui) will release a communication receiver compatible with digital communication covering the ultra-wideband of 10 kHz to 3 GHz * , Communication Receiver IC-R 8600 from the end of March 2017 .
The IC – R 8600 covers a broadband of 10 kHz to 3 GHz * with various analog modes (USB / LSB, FSK, CW, AM, FM / WFM). In addition to supporting reception of Digital Communication Radio (DCR) for the first time as our receiver, we are also working on digital communications such as D – STAR ® digital communication recommended by Japan Amateur Radio Association , NXDN ® for overseas business radio standards, dPMR ® , P25 It is possible to receive radio waves of the system. It is a broadband receiver with not only reception as a hobby, such as radio wave detection, listening to communication contents, recording of received contents, but also the performance and functions necessary for advanced radio wave monitoring and analysis for business use.
In addition, FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Array) + DSP method is adopted, demodulation is all processed by software. It realizes a circuit configuration that is advantageous for image reception, making it possible to receive clearer audio. In addition, the accuracy and display speed of the spectrum scope also achieved remarkably higher performance than those including the analog circuit in the demodulation section.
In addition, we have excellent receiving sensitivity and multi-signal characteristics such as adopting 11 band splitting (HF band) and 13 band splitting (V / U band) band pass filter at front end of RF section.
Extensibility is also a major feature. It supports operation from PC and remote control via LAN. Moreover, by providing I / Q output (corresponding to firmware up) terminal, it can be used for advanced radio wave analysis etc.
In terms of operability, 4.3 inch color TFT liquid crystal corresponding to touch operation is equipped as a user interface. High-precision spectroscope and high-resolution display that draw out the power of waterfall are possible. In addition, there are three multifunction dials, which realized quick access to the desired function. In addition to having a large capacity memory of 2400 ch capable of writing the channel name using Kanji, various scanning functions (up to 100 ch per second) are possible, so we will not miss the emergence of the target radio wave.
Other features such as sound recording to SD card, absolute value indication of signal intensity and other features that can withstand professional installation. In addition, as an optional option, an external speaker SP – 39AD with built – in power supply is also available.
- Cover the broadband of 10 kHz to 3 GHz * in various modes.
- Adopt 4.3 inch color TFT liquid crystal display compatible with touch operation.
- It supports reception of digital waves (DCR, D – STAR ® , NXDN ® , dPMR ® , P25).
- Equipped with real-time spectrum scope and waterfall to visualize radio conditions.
- It corresponds to operation by PC and remote operation via LAN.
- Absolute value indication of signal strength, etc. We have a rich set of functions that can withstand professional use.
|※ …||Except for some frequencies.|
|D – STAR is a registered trademark of the Japan Amateur Radio Association. Icom Inc., ICOM, the ICOM logo are registered trademarks of Icom corporation. NXDN is a registered trademark of ICOM Co., Ltd. and JVC KENWOOD Corporation. DPMR is a registered trademark of dPMR MoU Association.|
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