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Icom America - 2 way radios


VHF Air Band Transceiver



Frequency range 118.000 - 136.975 MHz

Channel spacing

(according to version)

8.33/25 kHz auto selection

or 25 kHz only

Mode 6K00A3E (AM)
No. of memory Ch. 20
Antenna connector SO-239 (50Ω)

Power supply requirement

(negative ground)

13.75 V DC or 27.5 V DC

automatic selection

Current drain (at 13.75 V DC)

5.0A max.
4.0A (at AF max.)

0.5A (at stand-by)

Operating temperature range

-30°C to +60°C;

-22°F to +140°F

Frequency stability ±5 ppm (-30°C to +60°C)


(projections not incl.)

150(W) × 50(H) × 180(D) mm

529/32(W) × 131/32(H) × 73/32(D) in

Weight (approx.) 1.5 kg; 3 lb 5 oz
Output power 36 W typ. pep (9 W typ. for CW)
Modulation limiting 70 - 100% (IC-A110)
Modulation compression

Linear 85%

Max. 95%

AF harmonic distortion Less than 10% (at max. mod.)
Hum and Noise ratio More than 40 dB
Spurious emissions Less than -16 dBm
Adjacent Ch. power*

Less than 60 dB (25 kHz)

Less than 50 dB (8.33 kHz)

Microphone connector 8-pin modulator (600Ω)
Receiving system Double conversion superheterodyne
Intermediate freq.

1st     38.85 MHz

2nd    450 kHz

Sensitivity (pd) Less than 1 µV (at 6 dB S/N)

Squelch sensitivity

(pd; at threshold)

Less than 0.3 µV


25 kHz Ch. Spacing   




8.33 kHz Ch. Spacing


More than ±8 kHz (at -6 dB)

Less than ±17 kHz (at -40 dB)

Less than ±25 kHz (at -60 dB)


More than ±2.778 kHz (at -6 dB)

Less than ±7.37 kHz (at -60 dB)

Spurious response More than 74 dBµ
Intermodulation rejection ratio* More than 64 dB
BIocking/desensitisation* More than 70 dB
Cross modulation rejection* More than 70 dB

Audio output power

Internal speaker

External Speaker

Headeset (side tone)

(at 13.75 V; 10% dist.; 60% mod.)

1.5 W typical w/8Ω load

More than 10.0 W w/8Ω load

More than 0.1 W w/500Ω load

AF output impedance
Headset (side tone)



*These specification items are not available for the IC-A110 due to approval test speciflcations.

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications

Icom makes rugged products that meet MIL-STD requirements and strict environmental standards as follows:

Standard MIL 810C MIL 810D MIL 810E
Method Procedure Method Procedure Method Procedure
Low Pressure 500.1 I 500.2 I, II 500.3 I, II
High Temp. 501.1 I 501.2 I, II 501.3 I, II
Low Temp. 502.1 I 502.2 I, II 502.3 I, II
Temp. Shock 503.1 I 503.2 I 503.3 I
Solar Radiation 505.1 I 505.2 I 505.3 I
Rain 506.1 I, II 506.2 I, II 506.3 I, II
Humidity 507.1 I, II 507.2 II, III 507.3 II, III
Salt Fog 509.1 I 509.2 I 509.3 I
Dust 510.1 I 510.2 I 510.3 I
Vibration 514.2 VIII, X 514.3 I 514.4 I
Shock 516.2 I, II, V 516.3 I, IV 516.4 I, IV

Measurements made in accordance with RTCA D0-186a (Class C/E, Class 4/6) or EN 300 676. All stated specifications are and subject to change without notice or obligation.

Type approval for the IC-A110 varies between countries. Ask your dealer for details.

Supplied Accessories

  • Hand microphone, HM-161
  • DC power cable
  • Mounting bracket kit
  • Microphone hanger kit
  • Fuses
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