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Icom IC-9700 - Everything You Need to Know

25 June, 2020 - Reading time: 3 minutes

Thinking of buying a Icom IC-9700? Or own one already and want to get the most out of the rig?

This presentation was recorded at the REAST (Radio and Electronics Association of Southern Tasmania) clubrooms in Hobart, Tasmania. http://reast.asn.au/

  • Outline of the IC-9700 functionality and Operating the rig out of the box
  • Impressions
  • Frequency Stability and GPS Locking
  • 23cm operation
  • Digital/EME operation
  • Linear/Transverter operation
  • Satellite operation
  • Key configuration items that can be/need to be tweaked to improve
  • Digital modes setup video reference
  • Firmware update video reference
  • Remote Operating Software
  • RA-BA1 remote software
  • VA2FSQ remote control