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IC-705 - any idea when?

Discussion in 'QRP Corner' started by KK4YDR, Mar 5, 2020.

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  1. KK4YDR

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  2. KK4YDR

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    No one's even excited at this prospect?
  3. WW2PT

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    “Sometime this year” is what I’ve heard. It’s an interesting radio, Icom should sell a ton of them.
  4. K2CMH

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    It needs more than 5w, and would be nice if it had a built-in ATU.
  5. K6CLS

    K6CLS Ham Member QRZ Page

    Depends on the price. And yeah, 10w and ATU.
  6. K8HIT

    K8HIT Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    I think its 5 watts on the battery pack and 10w on shore power. No ATU per the last video I saw of the Icom rep, I think he was at hamcation for the video.

    April release is what I heard and believe that would correspond with Hamvention.

    Fuel pump went out on my truck this week, $8600 to fix. My plans to buy the IC-705 are likely to be delayed.
  7. WN1MB

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    More info here:

    When will it be available? You're asking here? Instead, ask Icom and note the pause between your question and their answer...
  8. K6CLS

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  9. N0TZU

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    Seem like there’s an extra zero in that estimate, at least.
  10. K8HIT

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    I wish. Fuel injectors, fuel rails, fuel lines, high pressure fuel pump (CP4), fuel lift pump (in fuel tank), filters all contaminated with metal shavings from the fuel pump. It's a diesel F350 6.7l, not a common problem but it happens.
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