Icom IC-9700 is now delivering at $2099 price point

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by K2II, Feb 9, 2019.

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  1. K2II

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  2. KB7QPS

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    At that price I will take 2.
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  3. WB2WIK

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    Too expensive!

    Now, if it was $2098...
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  4. N5PAR

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    I received an email from Gigaparts today telling me I would get $5.00 off any purchase over $100.00. Then of course it had a big picture of the IC 9700 for $2099. I then let my wife see the add and reminded her Valentines Day was fast approaching and with my big discount it was only $2094. Needless to say she was not impressed. Maybe I should forward the email to her in an effort to persuade to reconsider buying it for me. :(
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  5. N5SMO

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    Wait until next Black Friday, or the week after Christmas.
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  6. AG5CK

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    Ouch. Nice rig but I'll pick up a used one in a couple of years.
  7. KB7QPS

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    I'm curious as to the market demand for a 2m/70cm/23cm transceiver? Maybe 100 units over the product lifetime?
  8. W6RZ

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    Believe it or not, Icom is targeting 5000 per year worldwide.
  9. N1VAU

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    I'm waiting for the Yaesu version :rolleyes:
  10. KB7QPS

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    What does one do with these rigs? Satellites?

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