Icom IC-R8500 manual

Another HF/VHF/UHF receiver/scanner from Icom is the latest and greatest. The Icom R8500 can tune AM/AM-N/AM-W/FM/FM-N/WFM/SSB/CW from 0.1-2000 MHz. The HF sensitivity is amazing, so small antennas work without an outboard preamp. The R-8500 is a great receiver, worth the relatively high price.

Getting the most out of your receiver requires some understanding of how to use it. That’s where having the owner’s manual comes in handy. With proper usage, there is less risk of damage, and you’ll learn how to get the most out of it.

Download the Icom IC-R8500 manual

Please be sure to read and save the entire manual before setting up or using your IC-R8500. Misuse may damage the unit and/or cause harm or serious injury. Download the manual and save it for future reference.

ProsCons
Good selectivity on SSB/CW and narrow FMPoor selectivity on wide FM
Three antenna connectors on the backLow deflection of the S-meter
High sensitivity
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