Icom IC-735

The Icom IC-735 is an ultra-compact, easy to use HF radio covering 160 through 10 meters with 100 watts. Modes include SSB, CW, FM and AM. Enhancements include: dual digital VFOs, 12 memories, full QSK, RIT, speech compressor, and noise blanker. The 735 has a general coverage receiver covering 100 kHz to 30 MHz with 105dB dynamic range. The advanced, triple conversion receiver section includes pass band tuning, notch, preamp and attenuator. A translucent cover protects the slide controls that adjust: NB Level, RF Gain, RF Power, VOX Gain, VOX Delay and speed for optional keyer.

  • Type: Amateur HF transceiver
  • Frequency range: TX: 10-160 m + WARC, RX: 0.1-30 MHz
  • Mode: AM/FM/SSB/CW
  • RF Power output: 10-100 W (AM 10-40 W)
  • Receiver system: Triple conversion superheterodyne
  • Voltage: 13.8 VDC +/-15%
  • Current drain: RX: 1.2 – 1.5 A
  • TX: Max 20 A
  • Impedance: 50 ohms, SO-239
  • Dimensions (W*H*D): 241*94*239 mm
  • Weight: 5 Kg (with options installed)
  • Manufactured: Japan, 1985-19xx (Discontinued)

Yaesu FT-2900R

The Yaesu FT-2900R is a VHF 2M FM mobile amateur radio transceiver.

  • Transmit Frequency Range 144 MHz to 148 MHz (alternate 144MHz to 146MHz)
  • Receive Frequency Range 136 MHz to 174MHz (alternate 144MHz to 148MHz)
  • Emission: FM
  • Power Output: FM 5W / 10W / 30W / 75W
  • Standard Repeater Shift: +/- 600kHz
  • Audio Output: 3W into 4 Ohms @10% THD
  • Antenna Impedance: 50 Ohms unbalanced
  • Supply voltage 13.8V DC +/- 15% negative ground
  • Current Consumption (typical)
    • Receive with audio: 0.7A
    • Receive squelched: 0.3A
    • Transmit at 75W: 15A
    • Transmit at 30W: 9A
    • Transmit at 10W: 5A
    • Transmit at 5W: 4A
  • Memories
    • 200 “Basic” channels
    • 10 band edge channels
    • 1 “Home” channel
  • CTCSS: 50 standard CTCSS tones
  • DCS Encoder/Decoder: 104 standard DCS codes
  • 6 digit LCD display with dimmer
  • Time out timer: 1min / 3min / 5min / 10min / off
  • Automatic Power Off: 30min / 1h / 3h / 5h / 8h / off
  • Automatic repeater shift.
  • Large heatsink, no fan design
  • Internal temperature sensor
  • Weight: 4.2 pounds

The case has 2 analog potentiometers for volume and squelch. One large rotary dial for frequency and data entry. One power button and 5 functions buttons are also included. The MH-48 hand microphone has a DTMF keypad, as well as additional function buttons. The face of the radio does not detach for remote mounting.

Baofeng UV-5RA

  • More Stubborn Case, More Rich and Enhanced Features
  • Frequency Range: 136-174 / 400-480MHz; 25KHz/12.5KHz Switchable
  • 128 Channels 50 CTCSS and 104 CDCSS; Channel Step: 2.5/5/6.25/10/12.5/25KHz
  • Dual-Band Display, Dual Frequency Display, Dual-Standby; A/B band independent operation
  • Comes with all necessary accessories, backed up by 12 Months Seller Warranty

The Baofeng UV-5RA is a hand held transceiver providing 5 watts in the frequency range of 136-174 MHz and 400-480 MHz. It is a compact, economical HT that includes a special VHF receive band from 65 – 108 MHz which includes the regular FM broadcast band. Dual watch and dual reception is supported. You get up to 128 memories. Other features include: selectable wide/narrow, battery save function, VOX, DCS/CTCSS encode, key lock and built in flashlight. Selectable frequency steps include: 2.5, 5, 6.25, 10, 12.5 and 25 kHz. RF power may be selected at 4 or 1 watts.

Puxing PX-777 (Yawes A-777) VHF 136-174MHZ

The Puxing PX-777 is a VHF 2M FM handheld radio transceiver.

General information:

  • Frequency Range: PX-777 (V) 136 ~ 174MHz
  • Channels: 128
  • Channel Steps: 5k,10k,6.25k,12.5k,25k
  • Power Supply: 7.2V 1200mah LI-ion
  • Operating Temperature: -20°C ~ +60°C
  • Communication Range: 8 ~20km
  • Dimension (H x W x D): 100 x 55.5 x 31mm
  • Weight: 225g

Receiver information:

  • Sensitivity: <0.20µV
  • Selectivity: 65dB
  • Intermodulation Rejection: 60dB
  • AF Output: 500mW
  • Standby Current: 35mA

Transmitter information:

  • Power Output: (VHF)5W
  • Modulation Type: F3E
  • Spurious Emission: < -65dB
  • Transmit Current: 1300mA/750mA
  • Max. Deviation: ±5kHz
  • Modulation Distortion: < 5%
  • Frequency Stability: ±2.5ppm

Other information:

  • 128 Groups of memory channels
  • Scrambler and ANI Code ,Built-in 50 Groups of CTCSS and 104 Groups of DCS
  • Wide(25kHz) and Narrow(12.5kHz) available
  • Come with 1200mAh Li-ion battery
  • Input Freq. By using keypad
  • VOX built-in
  • Scan function
  • Three color LCD backlight display
  • Emergency Alarm
  • Programmable by PC
  • Bell ring when receiving signal
  • Priority Scan Function
  • Adjust power Hi/Lo
  • Switching between Channel/Freq.
  • Adjust squelch level(0-9)
  • Busy channel lockout
  • Keypad lock

Realtek RTL2832U R820T DVB-T dongle

Realtek RTL2832U R820T DVB-T dongle can be used as a cheap SDR, since the chip allows transferring the raw I/Q samples to the host, which is officially used for DAB/DAB+/FM demodulation.

The R820T DVB-T dongle can tune 24MHz to 1850MHz.

See http://sdr.osmocom.org/trac/wiki/rtl-sdr

See http://www.rtlsdr.org/

Ten-Tec Model 1054

Model 1054 4 band regenerative shortwave receiver kit.

The kit cost me $39!

Specifications:

  • Frequency Coverage Band 1: 5.90 to 6.4 MHz (Switches A and B IN)
  • Frequency Coverage Band 2: 6.9 to 7.4 MHz (Switch A only IN)
  • Frequency Coverage Band 3: 8.5 to 10.2 MHz (Switch B only IN)
  • Frequency Coverage Band 4: 11.5 to 16.5 MHz (Switches A and B OUT)
  • Voltage Requirements 8-15 VDC or two 9 Volt Alkaline batteries
  • Built in audio amp will power speaker or headphones

Uniden Bearcat BC350C

The Uniden Bearcat BC350C is a scanner covering 13 preset search bands including VHF Air and the 800 MHz Public Service band. It has six preprogrammed service bands plus 50 user-programmable private channels. It is preprogrammed and is user programmable.

Frequency Coverage:

  • 25.0000 to 27.9950 MHz
  • 28.0000 to 29.7000 MHz
  • 30.0000 to 49.9950 MHz
  • 50.0000 to 54.0000 MHz
  • 108.0000 to 136.9875 MHz
  • 137.0000 to 143.9950 MHz
  • 144.0000 to 147.9950 MHz
  • 148.0000 to 174.0000 MHz
  • 406.0000 to 419.9875 MHz
  • 420.0000 to 449.9875 MHz
  • 450.0000 to 469.9875 MHz
  • 470.0000 to 512.0000 MHz
  • 806.0000 to 823.9875 MHz
  • 849.0125 to 868.9875 MHz
  • 894.0125 to 956.0000 MHz

Service:

  • Citizens Band
  • 10 Meter HAM
  • VHF Low Band
  • 6 Meter HAM
  • Aircraft Band
  • Military
  • 2 Meter HAM
  • VHF High Band
  • Federal Government
  • 70 cm HAM
  • UHF Band
  • UHF “TV” Band
  • “800” Band