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Dualwatch, Digital Mode, Diversity Receiver with remote head included.

The IC-R2500 has dualwatch receive capability, allowing you to receive two bands simultaneously. It covers 0.01-3299.999 MHz in AM, FM, WFM, SSB, CW and DV modes on main band, while the sub-band covers 50-1300MHz in AM, FM and WFM modes.

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The Icom IC-R2500 PC Controlled radio with twin receivers, is the Advanced Version of the IC-R1500

IC-R2500 is the latest in the computer controlled receiver line up from Icom, and with the excellent diversity reception feature, its a sure winner. Wide coverage 0.1-3299Mhz, and all mode operation and also the optional UT-118 D-Star digital unit can be fitted
Dualwatch capability*1

The IC-R2500 covers 0.01-3299.999 MHz in AM, FM, WFM, SSB, CW and DV*2 modes on the main band, while the sub-band covers 50-1300MHz in AM, FM and WFM modes*3 simultaneously. *1 Two antennas are required for dualwatch receive. *2 Optional UT-118 required. *3 Frequency range differs depending on version.

Diversity receive capability

When two antennas are connected to the IC-R2500, it provides diversity reception*. The diversity reception compares the signal strength continuously and selects the better antenna for keeping good sound quality.
* Available in FM/DV mode between 50-1300MHz only. Cannot use the diversity receive function while using the dualwatch function.

USB connection PC receiver

The IC-R2500 turns your PC into a wideband receiver, by just pluging into the USB port on your PC. All functions can be controlled on your desktop and the received signals can be heard through your computer's audio system via USB cable.

3 interface screens to choose from

Choose the look you want with the user interface screens. "Multi-function receiver", "Component" and "Simple" screen are selectable.

Multi-function receiver screen & Tool Bar

Simple Screen

Component Screen

Digital mode reception

The optional UT-118 D-STAR digital unit can be installed to the IC-R2500. Catch the action in D-STAR digital communications as well!

DTMF remote control capability

Not only display the message, but also executing a PC program or beep sound is possible, when receiving a matched DTMF code. This function is standard on the main band, while the optional UT-108 DTMF decoder is required for the sub-band.

Multi channel monitor function

You can monitor up to 25 channels. The software tracks the channel activities with S-meter levels as each channel status is visually displayed by three background colours. Simply click the busy channel and the IC-R2500 tunes to the active channel.

Ideal for a wide range of commercial and leisure users

The IC-R2500 is ideal for the scanner enthusiast looking for an advanced scanner with more functionality and greater features. It is also ideal for commercial/professional users looking for a good value signal measuring device or authorities looking for a spectrum surveillance device.

Standard Accessories

Standard accessories for the IC-R2500 include AC Adapter, USB Cable, software CD and antenna.

Other Features
  • Bandscope and time-line scope
  • Removable front panel with own controls.
  • Optional UT-106 DSP unit provides auto notch filter and noise reduction functions
  • Voice recording function
  • SC (Voice squelch control) opens the squelch only when a modulated signal is detected
  • S-meter squelch
  • Pocket beep function
  • CTCSS/DTCS tones and duplex mode operation
  • IF filter selection for changing IF filter width
  • IF shift function (SSB, CW mode only)
  • Noise blanker eliminates pulse type noise such as engine ignition. (SSB, CW, AM mode only)
  • 20dB (approx.) RF attenuator (below 1300 MHz)
  • Auto memory write scan stores detected frequency and mode into the PC memory.
  • AFC function follows the receiving frequency when the frequency drifts in FM mode. (BW: 6kHz or 15kHz)
  • AGC function; Fast/slow setting is possible
  • 24-digit DTMF tone decoder
  • Squelch delay
  • Up to 2600 memory channels per file.
  • 2 Year Warranty
PC Reqirements
  • Intel®Pentium®III 450MHz or faster (Pentium®4 recommended)
  • Hard disk with at least 50 MB of free disk space
  • At least 128 MB of memory (256MB or more recommended)
  • USB 1.1 or 2.0
  • Display with 1024 x 768 pixel resolution, high colour
Note:
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive is required for software installation
  • USB audio dropouts or gaps may occur because of a lack of PC power
  • Additional hard disk space is required for recording sound or storing scope data

    * This receiver consumes vehicle battery power in stand-by mode. We advise you to turn off the main unit power switch after use.

    * Microsoft® and Windows® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Pentium®is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.

* This receiver consumes vehicle battery power in stand-by mode. We advise you to turn off the main unit power switch after use.

* Microsoft® and Windows® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Pentium®is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.

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An amazing RX! Tiziano 12-10-2012
A great RX, you can use in house or car and if you like the 70Mhz you can receive all communication without notch filter 88-108. For HF it's much better install the DSP UT-106 but, remember this option work only wit main band.
       

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