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Icom IC-9700 – Everything You Need to Know

Icom IC-9700 - Everything You Need to Know

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.


– 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

0:00 – Icom IC-9700 – Everything You Need to Know
2:07 – Overview and Features
8:42 – General Impressions
10:04 – Frequency Stability
19:33 – FM Operation on 1296
20:55 – Digital and EME Operation
23:40 – Operation with a Linear or Transverter
27:15 – Working Satellites with the IC-9700
47:55 – Configuring the Icom IC-9700 for WSJT-X digital modes
49:15 – How to Update Firmware on the Icom IC-9700
50:49 – Icom IC-9700 with the RS-BA1 software
1:01:52 – Win4Icom Suite remote software

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