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Powerful 55W/50W output power
Individual MOS-FET power amplifier modules supply the power for
Icom's most powerful dual band mobile with 55W/50W (VHF/UHF).
Stable power for long distance communications plus reduced power settings
(15/5W) for local communications.
See why Icom has a world renowned reputation for superb wideband
receivers with the IC-208H. The IC-208H wideband receiver covers
118-173, 230-549 and 810-999MHz*
as standard. Listen to your Amateur VHF/UHF bands, as well as
aviation, marine, weather and other utility communications in a
compact mobile package. Extends your mobile radio enjoyment!
* Excluding Cellular range.
Detachable front panel
Limited installation space is no problem with the IC-208H. The
separation cable, OPC-600/R, is supplied with the radio allowing
the compact remote control head* to be installed almost
* 111 (W)
× 26.3 (D) mm; 43.8 × 19.16 ×
500 alphanumeric memory channels
With this much memory, you can fill your IC-208H with your
favorite frequencies and operation settings such as output
power, tone, and more! Then name each memory channel with up to
6 characters for quick channel identification.
Improved Dynamic Memory Scan (DMS) system
The improved DMS system allows you to scan all the selected
banks you want to scan by simply adding/deleting bank links with
Icom's exclusive Bank Link system. Yet another convenient
feature to make the IC-208H more practical radio.
User friendly design
The large multi-function tuning knob provides intuitive channel
tuning or band hopping. The multicolor display lighting and
backlit buttons adds a new "fun" dimension to operating the IC-208H.
HM-133 remote control microphone
The supplied HM-133 remote control microphone allows you to
control almost every function of the IC-208H from the mic.
- Built-in CTCSS and DTCS tone squelch
- Pocket beep and tone scan
- Selectable squelch delay
- FM narrow capability
- RF attenuator linked to the squelch control
- 16 DTMF memory channels (24 digits per channel)
- 9600bps data connector (mini DIN 6-pin)
- Auto repeater function*
- Weather channel with weather alert*
*U.S.A. version only