ICOM IC-R8500 Receiver continuous band of 0.1 to 2000 MHz
There is an RS-232C connector on the rear panel of the receiver to connect directly to a PC. The data communication format Icom CI-V lets you monitor and control your PC from many of the functions of the receiver, as well as read data or levels of the receptor, such as AF gain, squelch level (squelch), intensity of received signal, besides receiving frequency, channel names and many other functions.
There are two methods for entering a specific frequency using the tuning dial or by directly entering the frequency on the keyboard. Use the method that best suits the situation. There are several tuning steps available to operate a wide variety of stations. These are 10, 50, 100 Hz, 1, 2.5, 5, 9, 10, 12.5, 20, 25, 100 kHz and 1 MHz
Furthermore, it has a programmable tuning step. The programmable tuning step can be set (independently for each memory channel) to a value of between 0.5 to 199.5 kHz, in steps of 0.5 kHz.