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This is a HF, VHF and UHF transceiver.
All of the specification are at:
http://www.icomamerica.com/en/products/amateur/hf/7100/specifications.aspx

ICOM... | Answered on Dec 07, 2016


There's a comment on eham.net about charging the internal battery first.

Maybe this will help you.


http://www.eham.net/forums/ModsAndRepairs/1961

ICOM... | Answered on Jan 10, 2008


Charging a battery requires two components. A working charger and a functioning battery. The concept is simple. A battery charger must output more voltage than the battery does, and at an acceptable current level. First determine the battery output from the ID sticker, then measure the charger output. It must be 1 or 2 volts more than the battery output. If the charger is working, charge the battery overnight. If the battery does not charge or runs down quickly, the battery must be replaced. All batteries have a limited number of charge cycles. The most common problem with Ni-Cad batteries happens when they are re-charged before they are completely discharged. Recharging a half used Ni-Cad sets up a short term memory and the battery discharges faster than normal.

ICOM... | Answered on Dec 30, 2016


Copied this from their manual:
The lock function prevents accidental frequency changes and accidental function activation. q Push (looks like f) , then push [7• ] to turn the lock function ON. •" " appears. (looks like f) To turn the function OFF, repeat step 2 above. •" " disappears.

http://www.icomamerica.com/en/products/avionics/handheld/a6/default.aspx

ICOM... | Answered on Sep 21, 2016


I really, really suspect your programming.

ICOM... | Answered on Feb 22, 2015


I thought it was the speaker

ICOM... | Answered on Feb 11, 2015


In the USA, repair and service of a radio frequency transmitter requires a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd class FCC license. The other bad news is the radio probably uses a solid-state chip for tuning, so special tools will be needed to remove and install a new chip. This is best left to a factory repair center.

ICOM... | Answered on May 30, 2014


No, it cannot be "narrowbanded".

ICOM... | Answered on May 19, 2014


any ham radio store can fix them. or can send to the factory. and the good thing about amateur radio is individuals cant charge you to fix it.. LOL.
just for price of parts.

ICOM... | Answered on Feb 04, 2014


battery pack already exhausted or your charger is defective, check your charger by using voltmeter, if there is voltage output more than your battery voltage that means your battery needs replacement.

ICOM... | Answered on Dec 24, 2013


The 705 will operate on (8) frequencies in the 446Mhz range and (5) in the 464Mhz range. The 708 operates on 446Mhz. Please note that the links provided mention they operate in "public frequency band" of South Africa. These radios were not intended to be used in other countries. See below for more.

In the U.S.(and many, many other countries), the 420Mhz - 450Mhz frequency range is set aside by the FCC (and other bodies) for licensed operation by amateur radio operators. Portions of the 460Mhz range is set aside by the FCC for use by Public Safety Agencies - mostly local police and fire departments. In the U.S., the Family Radio Service (FRS is 462Mhz) is an unlicensed band and General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS is 467 Mhz) requires a licensed.

As you might have guessed, unlicensed or unauthorized transmissions are ILLEGAL. You may be fined, imprisoned or both if caught by the FCC. If using these radios in a location other than South Africa, consult that county's communication authority BEFORE transmitting. You cannot transmit legally in the U.S. with these radios.

ICOM... | Answered on Nov 19, 2013


Try looking up the user manual at www.mods.dk they have many manuals. Otherwise you may be able to get the manual from www.icom.com.

ICOM... | Answered on Nov 05, 2013

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