R30 Icom IC-R30 AGC

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Does the Icom IC-R30 have AGC selection for the civil and military AM airbands or just SSB selection? Also,does the receiver mute AES encrypted audio?
 

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I don't own one but the manual says there's no AGC. It's RF Gain 1-10 (10 being max and if that is set then it doesn't show on the display. Only RFG1-9 will show up) and then there's the ATT levels.

Not sure about encryption. My guess is it won't unlock audio for encrypted P25 -- it'll just display the NAC.
 

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All AM receivers have to use RF AGC or the signal will bottom out and get severly distorded or the gain will not be enough to receive weak signals.

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I saw a review that mentioned an AGC selection on SSB,so I was curious to know if it also functioned on AM and in the airbands.

I guess it doesn't have a seperate AGC function selection then.

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Just found this from another online review:

For SSB modes the well-chosen AGC decay rate does well with no excessive distortion or other gremlins. There is no manual fast or slow decay rate selection offered.
 
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