I also had a bit of a listen to HF with about 20m of wire hanging between my car and a tree up there and it seemed to work ok, I did notice some broadcast band signals between 2MHz and 30Mhz but I guess given where I was that is not really unexpected. Email Subscription You are not subscribed to this review. According to the S-Meter level, each channel status is visually displayed by three background colors. When you find a signal you want to listen to, click the waveform in the band scope screen and the receiving frequency moves to the clicked frequency. The software works very well and I can’t find anything I don’t like about it so far, it is full of options and it will take me quite a while to come to terms with it all. I found out it was even worse!
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I also had a bit of a listen to HF with about 20m of wire hanging between my car and a tree up there and it seemed to work ok, I did notice some broadcast band signals between 2MHz and 30Mhz but I guess given where I was that is not really unexpected. Once you get used to using the control head, it is hard to see why you need the computer if you aren’t going to use it for scanning memory banks, etc.
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This scanning power provides the utmost efficiency when searching a wide frequency range. While looking at the Icom firmware download page, looking at IC updates, I noticed there had been several new firmware AND software updates for this receiver since I had bought it.
The radio has the DSP option installed, which I think is not of much value. The software works very well and I can’t find anything I don’t like about it so far, it is full of options and it will take me quite a jc to come to terms with it all. Automatically compensates for frequency drift in FM mode and keys the receiver tuned to the centre frequency of the tuned station. The AH comes with a preassembled 50 foot cable with an N connector at each end.
After a few days use I put it back in its box and kept in storage in a closet. The IC-PCR model pcr150 the same as above, but without the cellular and other gaps and was available for Federal government or for export only.
It has the following connections: Mine has the remote head, which I don’t really use.
This stainless steel antenna is 5. The R software if to work very well and has a lot of features. New to Ham Radio? My Subscriptions Subscriptions Help.
They are all set up pcr150 web controlled receivers, and all work quite well. It stayed there in the closet many years, maybe 8 years. In addition, the band scope sweep data can be stored on the PC. Adapter will be required to connect to the PCR I’ll be curious to see what others have to say about this. Remote head use The remote head works very well and that’s how I use it most of pcg1500 time, as it has a 3.
Not all the features that you can use via the PC are supported on the remote head but there are enough to keep you busy for quite a while.
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I found out it was even worse! When a signal is detected, the received frequency is automatically stored into an auto memory write channel bank. The third is a multifunctional screen that gives control of all functions and looks similar to an advanced communication receiver.
It worked extremely well with the remote control head. The following other scans are available: Additional hard disk space is pr1500 for recording sound or storing scope data. Sold it within days of purchasing.
The discone design offers the best performance possible in an omni-directional antenna. Coverage is from 0. I then tried the Bonito software – absolute trash.
The latest firmware and software has made this receiver really functional and a joy to use with a PC. Sure it is not quite to the same level as an AOR type radio but it is close and some people might not like the idea of having a radio that needs a pc to use some of the features but to do most things you can use the remote head.
I also bought the remote head, which was an option, and it came bundled with Bonito software in addition to the Icom software.