Previous view INTRODUCTION About this Instruction Manual (PDF format) These Instruction Manual describe the details of the IC-V80/IC-V80E and IC-U80/IC-U80E’s features. And, this PDF formatted manual provides you with convenient functions, as follows. Move to the previously read page. Click [Previous view] at the left top on an each page, to move back to the previously read page.
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Previous view PRECAUTIONS RDANGER! USE the battery only with the transceiver DO NOT disassemble or modify the transceiver. The transceiver warranty does not cover any problems for which it is speciﬁ ed. Never use a battery with any other equipment, or for any purpose that is not speciﬁ ed caused by unauthorized modiﬁ...
Previous view ACCESSORIES ■ Antenna ■ Battery pack or case Insert the antenna into the antenna connector and twist To attach the battery pack or case: q Fit the battery pack or case in the direction of the ar- the antenna base to lock it in place. row (q), then close.
The inter- mode, a Call channel or a weather channel*. (p. 12) nal microphone and speaker will not function when *For only USA version of IC-V80. an option is connected. ➥ After pushing [FUNC](M), push to enter the mem- CAUTION: Be sure to turn OFF the transceiver ory programming mode.
Previous view PANEL DESCRIPTION D KEYPAD ➥ While in the VFO mode, push to enter numbers for enter numbers for  • [PRIO](7) ➥ Numeric input and DTMF code: ‘7’ nput and DTMF code: ‘7’ frequency input. frequency input. ➥ While in the memory mode, push to enter numbers to ➥...
Previous view PANEL DESCRIPTION ■ Function display q w e y BATTERY ICONS q BUSY ICON ➥ “ ” appears when the battery pack or case is at- ➥ Appears when a signal is being received, or the tached. (p. 10) squelch is open.
If the battery pack becomes wet, be sure to wipe it performance. dry BEFORE attaching it to the transceiver. R DANGER! Use and charge only speciﬁ ed Icom bat- CAUTION: Always use the battery within the speciﬁ ed temperature range, –5˚C to +60˚C (+23˚F to +140˚F).
CAUTION: DO NOT charge the battery outside of the speciﬁ ed temperature range: BC-193 (+10˚C to +40˚C; +50˚F to +104˚F). Icom recommends charging the bat- tery at +20˚C (+68˚F). The battery may heat up or rup- ture if charged out of the speciﬁ ed temperature range.
Previous view BATTERY CHARGING ■ Battery chargers D Using the BC-191 to rapid charge the BP-264 Battery pack Transceiver AC adapter (A different type, or no AC The BC-191 provides rapid charging of only the BP-264 adapter is supplied, de- Ni-MH battery pack.
Previous view BATTERY CHARGING D Using the BC-193 to rapid charge the BP-265 The BC-193 provides rapid charging of only the BP-265 Battery pack Transceiver AC adapter (A different type, or no AC Li-ion battery pack. Never use it to charge any other adapter is supplied, de- battery pack.
Previous view BATTERY CHARGING ■ Battery case (BP-263) When using the battery case (BP-263), install 6 × AA (LR6) size alkaline batteries, as described below. q Remove the battery case, if it is attached. (p. 1) w Install 6 × AA (LR6) size alkaline batteries. Be careful! The negative termi- nals of the battery case protrude •...
Capacity Battery life* or case Battery case for BP-263 —* AA (LR6) × 6 alkaline cells 1400 mAh (min.) 13 hrs. (IC-V80/IC-V80E) BP-264 7.2 V 1420 mAh (typ.) 14.5 hrs. (IC-U80/IC-U80E) 1900 mAh (min.) 19 hrs. (IC-V80/IC-V80E) BP-265 7.4 V 2000 mAh (typ.)
Previous view BASIC OPERATION ■ Power ON ➥ Hold down [ ] for 1 second to turn the power ON or OFF. • For only IC-U80/IC-U80E: The voltage of the battery is displayed at power ON. This display can be turned ON or OFF in the Initial Set mode.
Only USA version ➥ Push [VFO/MR/CALL] several times to sequentially select the VFO mode, memory mode, Call channel mode or weather channel mode*. *For only USA version of IC-V80. Weather channel mode display VFO mode display D VFO mode Appears Appears The VFO mode is used to set the operating frequency.
Previous view BASIC OPERATION ■ Selecting passband width Set both the transmission and reception passband width to wide or narrow. q Push [FUNC](M), and then push [SET](8) to enter the Set mode. w Push [Y] or [Z] to select the passband width item (W/n).
Previous view BASIC OPERATION ■ Receiving q Hold down [ ] for 1 second to turn ON the power. w Rotate [VOL] to adjust the desired audio level. (p. 11) w Adjust the audio level. • The display shows the audio level while adjusting. e Adjust the squelch level.
, and then push several times to select the desired output power. times to select the desired output power. • OUTPUT POWER (approximately) Output power Level Low power IC-V80/V80E IC-U80/U80E Appears 0.5 W 0.5 W 2.5 W 2.0 W High 5.5 W...
Previous view BASIC OPERATION ■ Weather channel operation Only USA version of IC-V80 There are 10 weather channels for monitor- ing weather broadcasts from NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). D Weather channel selection q Push [VFO/MR/CALL] several times to select the Push several times to select the weather channel mode.
Set the receive frequency (the repeater output fre- (While operating on the VHF band.) quency). • For only USA version of IC-V80: • Setting the shift direction of the transmit frequency When the Auto Repeater function is ON, steps w and e are not necessary.
• The “–” (negative offset) or “+” (positive offset) icon ap- pears to represent the frequency offset direction. • “–” or “+” blinks when the Reversed Duplex function is ON. For only USA version of IC-V80: Appears The Auto Repeater function has priority over the manual duplex setting.
Previous view REPEATER AND DUPLEX OPERATIONS ■ Subaudible tones Some repeaters require subaudible tones to access. Subaudible tones are superimposed over your normal signal, and must be set in advance. q Push [FUNC](M), and then push [SET](8) to enter the Set mode. w Push [Y] or [Z] to select the repeater tone item (rt).
Push [# ENT] to exit the Initial Set mode. (The Busy Lockout function is OFF. ) ■ Auto Repeater function Only USA version of IC-V80 The USA version automatically activates the repeater settings (DUP– or DUP+ and tone encoder ON/OFF), when the operating frequency falls within the general repeater output frequency range.
Previous view MEMORY/CALL OPERATION ■ General description The transceiver has 207 memory channels, including 6 scan edge memory channels (3 pairs), and 1 Call channel. These channels can be individually pro- grammed with: • Operating frequency (p. 13) • Passband width (p. 13) •...
Previous view MEMORY/CALL OPERATION ■ Selecting a memory channel D Using [Y] or [Z] [i.e.]: Selecting memory channel “14.” q Push [VFO/MR/CALL] several times to select the Push memory mode. • “X” appears. w Push [Y] or [Z] to select the desired channel. •...
Previous view MEMORY/CALL OPERATION ■ Copying memory/Call contents This function copies a memory channel’s contents to the VFO, another memory or Call channel. This function is useful when searching for signals around the memory channel frequency, and for easy recalling the frequency offset, subaudible tone frequency, and so on.
Previous view MEMORY/CALL OPERATION ■ Clearing memory contents [i.e.]: Clearing memory channel 11. Push , and then Contents of programmed memories can be cleared (blanked). q Push [VFO/MR/CALL] several times to select the memory or Call channel mode. For only USA version: Select any mode other than the weather channel mode.
Previous view MEMORY/CALL OPERATION ■ Programming channel names Each memory channel and the Call channel can be pro- grammed with an alphanumeric channel name, for easy recognition. Names can be a maximum of 5 characters. D Setting the display type q Hold down [ ] for 1 second to turn OFF the power.
Previous view SCAN OPERATION ■ Scan types A scan automatically searches for signals, and makes it easier to locate new stations for contact or listening pur- poses. BAND EDGE TO BAND EDGE SCAN (FULL SCAN) PROGRAMMED SCAN (p. 27) Band Band Scan edges edge...
Previous view SCAN OPERATION ■ Programmed scan Repeatedly scans between two programmed frequen- cies (memory channels “xA” and “xb”). Used to check for frequencies within a speciﬁ ed range, such as re- peater output frequencies, and so on. 3 pairs of scan edges are programmable.
Previous view SCAN OPERATION ■ Memory Scan Repeatedly scans memory channels, except those set as skip channels, described in the next scan topic. q Push [VFO/MR/CALL] several times to select the Push several times to select the memory mode. memory mode. •...
Previous view SCAN OPERATION ■ Priority watch A priority watch checks for signals on “priority channel/s” while operating on a VFO frequency. D Memory or Call channel watch [i.e.]: The memory channel watch on memory channnel 10. While operating on a VFO frequency, Priority Watch checks for a signal on the selected memory or Call Set the operating frequency.
Previous view TONE SQUELCH AND POCKET BEEP ■ Tone/DTCS squelch D Tone squelch and DTCS squelch • Recommended CTCSS tones (unit: Hz) 67.0 79.7 94.8 110.9 131.8 156.7 186.2 225.7 The tone squelch or DTCS squelch opens when a sig- 69.3 82.5 97.4...
Previous view TONE SQUELCH AND POCKET BEEP D Operation q Set the operating frequency, or select a memory chan- Push , and then push to sequentially select the tone function. nel or Call channel. w Push [FUNC](M), and then push [SET](8) to enter the Set mode.
Previous view TONE SQUELCH AND POCKET BEEP ■ Tone scan By monitoring a signal that is being operated with the pocket beep, tone or DTCS Squelch function turned ON, you can determine the tone frequency or DTCS code necessary to open the squelch. q Set a frequency or select a memory channel to check [i.e.]: A DTCS code scan on 145.20 MHz.
Previous view DTMF MEMORY ■ Programming a DTMF code sequence DTMF codes are used for autopatching, controlling [i.e.]: Programming “123456” into other equipment, and so on. The transceiver has up to the DTMF memory channel “d3.” 16 DTMF memory channels (d0–dF) for up to 24 digits Push , and then push often-used DTMF codes.
Previous view DTMF MEMORY ■ Transmitting a DTMF code The transceiver has three methods of transmitting a DTMF code sequence. Select the desired option in the Set mode. D Selecting the DTMF code transmission option q Push [FUNC](M), and then push [SET](8) to enter the •...
Previous view DTMF MEMORY ■ Monitoring a DTMF memory You can monitor the programmed DTMF code sequence. q Push [FUNC](M), and then push [DTMF-M](0) to en- [i.e.]: Monitoring DTMF memory channel “d3.” ter the DTMF memory mode. w Push [Y] or [Z] to select the desired DTMF memory Push , and then push channel.
• TX permission p. 39 Turns the TX Inhibit function ON or OFF. • Weather alert (For only USA version of IC-V80) p. 39 Turn the Weather Alert function ON or OFF. NOTE: When the display type setting is set to “CH” in the Initial Set mode, and accessing the Set mode from the memory mode, most of the Set mode items do not appear.
Previous view SET MODES ■ Set mode programming (continued) • VOX gain Set the VOX gain. p. 39 To turn OFF the VOX function, select “VOX.OF.” • Microphone gain p. 39 Set the microphone sensitivity. • VOX delay p. 39 Set the VOX Delay.
Previous view SET MODES ■ Set mode items D Frequency offset Set the duplex frequency offset between 0 and 20 MHz. D Repeater tone frequency In the duplex mode, the transmit frequency shifts up or Select the subaudible tone needed to access the re- down from the receive frequency by the offset amount.
4, 5, 10 and 15 minutes, to prevent accidental prolonged transmission by the VOX function. To turn OFF the function, select “Vto.OF.” D Weather alert Only USA version of IC-V80 Turn the Weather Alert function ON or OFF. (p. 16) The VOX time-out timer is VOX time-out timer is (default: OFF) set to 3 minutes.
• Time-out timer Inhibit continuous transmissions p. 42 longer than the selected time period. • Auto repeater (For only USA version of IC-V80) Turns the Auto Repeater function p. 42 ON or OFF. • Auto power OFF Automatically turns OFF p.
Previous view SET MODES ■ Initial Set mode programming (continued) • Microphone simple mode p. 43 Select the Microphone mode. p. 44 • Voltage display (For only IC-U80/IC-U80E) Turns the Voltage Display function ON or OFF. • Battery protection Select the protection option p.
Set the squelch delay to short or long. The delay prevents the squelch from repeatedly opening and closing, while receiving D Auto Repeater Only USA version of IC-V80 the same signal. The Auto Repeater function automatically turns the du- • Sqd. S : Short squelch delay. (default) plex setting and tone encoder ON or OFF when the op- •...
Previous view SET MODES D Dial assignment D Power save Selects whether or not to use [VOL] as a tuning con- The Power Save function allows you to conserve battery trol or channel selector, instead of [Y] and [Z]. When life by selecting the duty cycle of the receiver.
Previous view SET MODES D Microphone simple mode D Voltage display Only IC-U80/IC-U80E Microphone Simple mode is used to assign the essential The voltage of the battery is displayed at power ON. operations to the four switches (S1 to S4) on the remote This display can be turned ON or OFF.
Previous view CLONING ■ Cloning operation Cloning allows you to quickly and easily transfer the programmed contents from one transceiver to another, or data between a personal computer and a transceiv- er, using the optional CS-V80 or CS-U80 cloning soft- ware.
Previous view RESETTING ■ Resetting The LCD may occasionally display erroneous informa- tion (e.g. when ﬁ rst applying power). This may be caused externally by static electricity or by other factors. If this problem occurs, turn power OFF. After waiting a few seconds, turn power ON again.
• The CPU is malfunctioning. • Reset the CPU. p. 46 shows erroneous infor- • External factors have caused a • Remove and re-attach the battery pack p. 1 mation. fault. or case. *For only USA version of IC-V80.
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Previous view OPTIONS ■ VOX function The transceiver has a VOX function, which allows hands-free operation. An optional HS-94, HS-95 or HS-97 headset and the OPC-2004 plug adapter cable are also required for op- eration. What is VOX? The VOX (voice operated transmission) function starts trans- mission when you speak into the microphone, without push- ing [PTT];...
Previous view OPTIONS ■ VOX function (Continued) D VOX-related settings The VOX gain, VOX delay, and VOX time-out timer is set in the Set mode. q Connect an optional headset and plug adapter cable Push , and then push to the transceiver, and then turn ON the power. w Push [FUNC](M), and then push [VOX](2) to turn ON the VOX function.
: 5, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 50 kHz • Frequency stability : ±2.5 ppm (–20°C to +60°C; –4°F to +140°F) • Power supply : Icom speciﬁ ed battery pack or case • Current drain (at 7.2 V DC: typical) Transmit at 5.5 W (High) : 1.4 A...
: 5, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 50 kHz • Frequency stability : ±2.5 ppm (–20°C to +60°C; –4°F to +140°F) • Power supply : Icom speciﬁ ed battery pack or case • Current drain (at 7.2 V DC: typical) Transmit at 4 W (High) 1.4 A...