144MHz FM TRANSCEIVER

IC-2300H

Tough & Built to Last
Long Lasting Power and Icom Quality

Stable 65 W of Output Power*

The IC-2300H can generate 65W of output power. The rugged aluminum diecast provides effective heat dissipation and keeps RF output even during high duty cycle continuous transmission.
* Output power differs depending on version and specific regulatory requirements.

A Total of 207 Memory Channels

The IC-2300H has a total of 207 memory channels, including 200 regular channels, 6 scan edges and 1 call channel. The channel name is programmable with 6 characters for easy recognition.

Built-in CTCSS and DTCS Encoder/Decoder

The CTCSS and DTCS tones are built-in for quiet stand-by and repeater access. The tone scan function detects the subaudible tone that is used for repeater access. The pocket beep function gives you an audible and visual indicator of an incoming call.
The DTCS encoder function (DTCS transmit only) is also available.

Simple Operation

The IC-2300H retains the basic panel layout and its user interface from the IC-2200H. A 70.6×20 mm LCD display offers a good viewing angle suitable for mobile operation. The bottom of the display indicates the available functions of the front panel buttons directly below the display.

Multiple Scan Functions

The IC-2300H supports various scan types for maximum reception and ease of use. The DMS (Dynamic Memory Scan) system allows you to scan selected banks from 10 memory banks by simply adding and deleting bank links.

Tested to the MIL-STD 810 G Specifications

The IC-2300H is built tough to protect from a rough road. It has been tested to and has passed the latest MIL-STD 810 G specifications including shock, vibration and temperature tests.

Optional Active Noise Canceling Microphone

The optional active noise canceling microphone HM-209 can automatically reduce noise in extremely noisy environments and assist in transmitting clear and accurate audio.


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Other Features

  • Power supply voltage display
  • Wide/narrow channel setting
  • 4.5 W (typical) loud audio
  • Reduced depth dimensions
  • DTMF autodial
  • Time-out timer
  • Repeater lockout
  • Automatic power off
  • S-meter squelch
  • Selectable LCD backlight color (amber, yellow and green)
  • Weather channel receive and alert function (USA version only)
  • Automatic repeater function (USA version only)
  • Selectable squelch delay from short and long
  • Squelch attenuator reduces suppression from strong signals
  • PC to transceiver and transceiver to transceiver cloning capability

(Optional cloning software, CS-2300H and/or cloning cable required)

General

Frequency coverage

USA version:  TX 144–148 MHz, RX 136–174 MHz*

THA, TPE, KOR versions: Tx/Rx 144 -146 MHz 

Number of channels 207 channels
(including 6 scan edges, and 1 call)
Type of emission F2D, F3E (FM)
Power supply requirement 13.8 V DC ±15%
Current drain Tx (65 W) 11 A
Rx Stand-by 0.4 A
Max. audio 1.5 A
Antenna impedance 50 Ω (SO-239)
Operating temperature range –10°C to +60°C; 14°F to +140°F
Dimensions
(projections not included; W×H×D)
140×40×162 mm;
5.5×1.6×6.4 in
Weight (approx.) 1.1 kg; 2.43 lb

* Guaranteed range TX/RX: 144–148 MHz

 

Transmitter

Output power* (at 13.8 V DC) 65 W, 25 W, 10 W, 5 W
Max. frequency deviation Wide ±5.0 kHz
Narrow ±2.5 kHz
Spurious emissions Less than –60 dBc
Frequency stability ±3 ppm
Microphone impedance 600 Ω (8-pin modular)

 

* Output power differs depending on version and specific regulatory requirements.

Receiver

Intermediate frequencies 46.35 MHz/450 kHz
Sensitivity at 12dB SINAD Less than 0.18 μV
Adjacent channel
selectivity
Wide More than 6 kHz (at 6 dB)
Less than 14 kHz (at 60 dB)
Narrow More than 3 kHz (at 6 dB)
Less than 9 kHz (at 55 dB)
Spurious response rejection More than 60 dB
Audio output power 4.5 W typ. (10% dist. 4 Ω load)
External speaker connector 2-conductor 3.5 (d) mm (1⁄8สบ)/4 Ω

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications

Icom makes rugged products that have been tested to and passed the following MIL-STD requirements and strict environmental standards.

Standard MIL 810G
Method Procedure
Low Pressure 500.5 I, II
High Temperature 501.5 I, II
Low Temperature 502.5 I, II
Temperature Shock 503.5 I-C
Solar Radiation 505.5 I
Vibration 514.6 I
Shock 516.6 I, IV

Also meets equivalent MIL-STD-810-C, -D -E and -F.
 

All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Supplied Accessories

  • Remote control Mic, HM-133V
  • Mounting bracket kit
  • Microphone hanger*
  • DC power cable
  • Spare fuses

(* Depending on version) 

Catalogs / Brochures

Brochures Name Size
IC-2300H(Amateur) 418.31KB
HAM Radios and Receivers 18.58MB

Instruction Manual / Guides

Name Model Name Note
Instruction Manual IC-2300H
Quick Guide IC-2300H
Quick Guide (with marine features) IC-2300H
Quick guide for version #20. IC-2300H