Icom announced today, December 7th 2015, that delivery of the new IC-7300 will start from mid January 2016 for Japanese market, while for the rest of the world, date have not been defined yet.
As far as we know, the FCC authorization is still pending approval.
IC-7300, the Most Powerful Compact HF/50MHz Transceiver
with High-Quality Real-Time Spectrum Scope and RF Direct Sampling System
Icom Inc. will begin shipping the IC-7300 HF/50MHz transceiver within 40 days from this release date*.
This new model has a high-performance real-time spectrum scope and employs a new RF direct sampling system. The IC-7300’s real-time spectrum scope provides top-level performance in resolution, sweep speed and dynamic range. While listening to received audio, the operator can check the real-time spectrum scope and quickly move to the intended signal. The combination of the real-time spectrum scope and waterfall function improves the quality and efficiency of HF operation.
The new RF direct sampling system employed to the IC-7300 realizes class leading RMDR and Phase Noise characteristics. In addition, the IC-7300 has a large touch screen color TFT LCD, convenient multi-function dial knob, automatic antenna tuner, voice recorder function and more. The IC-7300 is a revolutionary compact radio that will excite HF operators from beginners to experts.
* For Japan domestic market, will be released in other countries at a later date.
High-Performance Real-Time Spectrum Scope
RF Direct Sampling System
Class Leading RMDR and Phase Noise Characteristics
Large Touch Screen Color TFT LCD
Built-in Automatic Antenna Tuner
When will the 73300 actually hit the shores of the USA again?
Then a date that they are actually distributed and being shipped to customers?