Explore radio signals from all over the world! The IC-R1500 covers 0.01–3299.999MHz* in AM, FM, SSB and CW mode.* See the specifications for details.
While similar to the PCR1500, the IC-R1500 is supplied with a remote control head for mobile and/or base station operation. It provides a variety of mounting possibilities in various place.
Quickly scan through a band with the IC-R1500’s 60 Ch/second scan rate*. Program, priority scan and various scanning modes are available.* When tuning step is less than 100kHz in program scan mode.
Whether you are into weak signal work or you have noise from your vehicles ignition, the optional DSP, UT-106, will help. The noise reduction and auto notch filter functions are the key to pulling a radio signal out of the noise.
1000 on-board memory channels at the touch of a button! With Icom’s Dynamic Memory Scan, DMS, you have a versatile memory channel management system at your command. The 1000 memory channels can be arranged by service or personal preference in the 21 memory banks. Selectively link the channels together to scan depending on your needs. Programming the memory channels and 6 character memory names is simple with your PC.
The CTCSS and DTCS tones provide quiet stand-by while waiting for a matched tone signal. And the pocket beep function alerts you with a beep sound when a matched tone signal is received.
* Cellular bands are
blocked in the U.S.A. version.
* Guaranteed range
Usable temperature range
When using with a PC
Less than ±3ppm on the basis of 25°C (–10°C to
Current drain (at 12.0V DC)
(W×H×D; projections are not included)
146×41×206 mm; 53/4×15/8×81/8
111×40×26.5 mm; 43/8×19/16×11/32
200g; 7oz (including cable)
SSB, CW BW=2.8kHz, AM BW=6.0kHz at 10dB S/N FM
BW=15kHz, WFM BW=230kHz at 12dB SINAD
SSB, CW, AM
SSB, CW, AM, FM
FM, AM, WFM
More than 2.8kHz/–6dB
More than 6.0kHz/–6dB
More than 15kHz/–6dB
More than 50kHz/–6dB
More than 230kHz/–6dB
All stated specifications are subject to change without
notice or obligation.
For use with PC control software
Please turn off the Main unit power switch when not using the
IC-R1500, while installed in a vehicle. The IC-R1500 has standby
power consumption that will drain the vehicle battery over a period
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Some options may not be available in some countries. Please ask your dealer for details.