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Be Active in the Field with the IC-705


KIRKLAND, Wash. (September 2020) – Calling all amateurs in the field! Icom introduces their newest multiband, multimode portable rig, the IC-705. This new hybrid radio performs like a base station, in a form factor that feels comfortable in your hand and in a backpack for your favorite SOTA activation!  From HF/50/144/440 MHz, you are able to access a variety of bands in the D-STAR DV, SSB, CW, RTTY, AM, and FM modes with an RF direct-sampling system.

Features of this lightweight, multimode portable radio include a large 4.3-inch color touchscreen with waterfall display and live band scope, integrated GPS with antenna, and GPS logger, Micro USB connector for powering and charging, and Bluetooth®1/WLAN for linking and remote control.2 The microSD card slot allows for storage of user profiles, QSO recordings, TX voice memory keyer, RTTY logging, GPS data, screen captures, firmware upgrades, and programming. The speaker/microphone, HM-243, comes included.

When you’re in the field with your radio, you want to make sure your equipment is easy to handle and is protected. That's why Icom has a specially-made, ultimate utility backpack, complete with a compartment that perfectly fits your IC-705. Your radio stays secure in the compartment mounting lug, equipped with a safety strap. This backpack also has adjustable internal panels for custom compartments for additional optional accessories such as batteries and antennas.

Icom is continuously dedicated to designing and manufacturing the best amateur radio equipment on the market. Hams the world over choose Icom for their legendary durability, quality, dependability, and ease of use.

The IC-705 is now shipping, so contact your favorite dealer today. And be sure to check out our full lineup of quality Amateur radios online. Follow Us on Twitter or Like Us on Facebook for virtual trade show information.

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1 optional headset VS-3 required for Bluetooth operation
2 features will be available with future firrmware upgrades

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