The new Icom IC-7610 SDR HF/6m Transceiver

by Adam Farson VA7OJ/AB4OJ

There is a preliminary IC-7610 brochure on the Icom America website. See links below.

 

The IC-7610.
The IC-7610.

 

IC-7610 rear panel. Photo courtesy Icom Inc.
IC-7610 rear panel. Photo courtesy Icom Inc.

 

IC-7610 screen view (courtesy hamlife.jp)
IC-7610 screen view (courtesy hamlife.jp)

 

Simplified block diagram of IC-7610 front end (courtesy Icom Inc.)
Simplified block diagram of IC-7610 front end (courtesy Icom Inc.)

 

RMDR comparison chart (courtesy Icom Inc.)
RMDR comparison chart (courtesy Icom Inc.)

 

Typical DIGI-SEL Amplitude/Frequency Curve. Click for description.
Typical DIGI-SEL Amplitude/Frequency Curve. Click for description.

 


IC-7610 Salient Features


Spectrum scope comparison, IC-7610 vs. IC-7600:

Parameter IC-7610 IC-7600
Scope type FFT Swept
Bandwidth kHz 5-1000 5-500
Min. Resolution* ~ 1 dot ~ 20 dots
Approx. min. RBW 10 Hz 200 Hz
Sweep speed ~ 30 screens/sec. ~ 4 screens/sec.
Display dynamic range 100 dB 80 dB
Screen display Dual Single
* 1 dot ~ -60 dBc BW of single carrier

Note: All the above information was derived from published data per the links below, and is subject to change without notice.


Links:

Selected screenshots from a working IC-7610    Local mirror

IC-7610 Pre-Release Brochure

IC-7610 Special PageJapanese page.

IC-7610 Pre-Release Announcement Japanese page.English translation by Google.

Icom UK IC-7610 Release and Pricing Announcement

The IC-7610 and IC-R8600 at the Icom Amateur Radio Festival, Osaka, 10 Dec. 2016

QRZnow report on above event

Hamlife.jp report on above event

Additional IC-7610 information, photos and video from above event

Note: Google Translate the Japanese-language links for good preliminary information on the IC-7610.

Icom IC-7610 Exhibition & Advance Presentation, Tokyo, 23 Dec. 2016 (courtesy JA7CSU)

IC-7610 operation and DigiSel demos at Tokyo Akihabara Icom Festival, 16 Mar. 2017

QRZnow report on above event

Radiocronache, by Lidio IØGEJ: IC-7610 Coverage

IC-7610 Yahoo Group


Copyright  2017 A. Farson VA7OJ/AB4OJ.  All rights reserved. Images: contributors as noted.
Last updated: 07/16/2017

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