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IC-2330A - Dual Band 2m/220 MHz FM Transceiver


Quick Specs
2m/220 MHz dual band mobile transceiver
RX: 118-174 MHz; 222-225 MHz
TX: 144-148 MHz; 222-225 MHz
Output power: 45 W on 2m; 25 W on 220 MHz
Modes: FM
Receiver sensitivity: 0.16 µV (FM, 12 dB SINAD)
CTCSS encode standard, CTCSS decode (tone squelch) optional

Detailed Specifications


  • Frequency Coverage:
    144 MHz:
    Tx: 144-148 MHz
    Rx: 118-174 MHz (guaranteed range: 144-148 MHz)
    220 MHz:
    Tx: 222-225 MHz
    Rx: 222-225 MHz
  • Tuning step increment: 5, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 25 kHz, 1 MHz or 10 MHz
  • Frequency stability: ±10 ppm (-10°C to +60°C; +14°F to +144°F)
  • Number of memory channels (144 MHz and 220 MHz):
    15 memory channels
    1 call channel
    2 scan edge channels
  • Mode: FM (F3)
  • Antenna Impedance: 50 ohms (nominal)
  • Power Supply Requirement: 13.8 V DC+/-15% (negative ground)
  • Current Drain (at 13.8 V DC):
    144 MHz:
    Transmit: 10.5 A (high); 5.5 A (mid); 4.0 A (low)
    Receive: 1.2 A (squelched); 1.8 A (max. audio output)
    220 MHz:
    Transmit: 7.5 A (high); 6.0 A (mid); 4.5 A (low)
    Receive: 1.2 A (squelched); 1.8 A (max. audio output)
  • Usable Temperature Range: -10°C to +60°C; +14°F to +140°F
  • Dimensions (projections not included): 140(W) x 40(H) x 165(D) mm, 5.5(W) x 1.6(H) x 6.5 (D) in
  • Weight: 1.25 kg; 2.8 lb.


  • Output Power:
    144 MHz: 45 W (high); 10 W (mid); 5 W (low)
    220 MHz: 25 W (high); 10 W (mid); 5 W (low)
  • Modulation System: Variable reactance frequency modulation
  • Max. Frequency Deviation: ±5.0 kHz
  • Spurious Emissions: Less than -60 dB
  • Microphone Impedance: 600 ohms


  • Receive System: Double conversion superheterodyne
  • Intermediate Frequencies:
    144 MHz: 1st 17.2 MHz; 2nd 455 kHz
    220 MHz: 1st 21.8 MHz; 2nd 455 kHz
  • Sensitivity: Less than 0.16 µV for 12 dB SINAD
  • Spurious and Image Rejection Ratio: More than 60 dB
  • Audio Output Power: More than 2.4 W at 10% distortion with an 8 ohms load.
  • Audio Output Impedance: 8 ohms
IC-2330A Options


  • UT-55 DTMF ENCODER/DECODER UNIT: Provides remote control operation with the HM-56A HAND MICROPHONE or another transceiver with a DTMF encoder. Also provides pager and code squelch functions with DTMF codes.
  • UT-66 VOICE SYNTHESIZER UNIT: Provides voice announcement of operating frequency.
  • UT-67 TONE SQUELCH UNIT: Provides pocket beep and tone squelch functions and ensures quiet stand-by. Can also be used as a sub audible tone encoder.


  • IC-PS30 DC POWER SUPPLY: Output voltage=13.8 V; Max. current drain= 25 A. Equipped with 3 output connectors.
  • OPC-044B DC POWER CABLE: Same type as supplied with the transceiver.


  • HM-56A HAND MICROPHONE: Equipped with 14 DTMF memory channels for auto dialing. Same type as supplied with the transceiver.
  • HS-15 FLEXIBLE MOBILE MICROPHONE: For all-around mobile operations. Used with the HS-15SB.
  • HS-15SB SWITCHBOX: Transmit/receive switch for use with the HS-15.
  • SM-6 DESKTOP MICROPHONE: Easy-to-use goose-neck microphone. Suitable for base station operation.
  • SM-8 DESKTOP MICROPHONE: Up/down switches are included. Can be used with up to 2 Icom transceivers.


  • SP-7 EXTERNAL SPEAKER: Suitable for base station operation. Input impedance= 8 ohms; Max. input power= 5W.
  • SP-10 EXTERNAL SPEAKER: Provides excellent audio in your vehicle. Input impedance= 8 ohms; Max. input power= 5W.
  • SP-12 EXTERNAL SPEAKER: Slim-type speaker for mobile operation. Easily installed on a sun visor, dashboard, etc.


  • MB-27 MOBILE MOUNTING BRACKET: Same type as supplied with the transceiver.
  • MB-34 JOINT PLATES: Stack the IC-2330A and IC-449A or IC-1201A.
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