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IC-A24 / IC-A6

VHF Air Band Transceiver

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Specifications

General

Frequency Coverage
Tx
Rx
Weather

A24
118.000-136.975 MHz
108.000-136.975 MHz
161.650-163.275 MHz
A6
118.000-136.975 MHz
118.000-136.975 MHz
161.650-163.275 MHz

Mode

WX

AM (6K00A3E)

FM (16K0G3E)

Channel spacing 25 kHz
No. of memory channels 200 (20 Channels X 10 banks)
Power supply requirement

7.4/7.2V DC (Battery pack)

11.0V DC (External DC jack)

Current drain (at 7.2 V DC)

Tx

Rx Max. audio
Rx Stand-by

 
1.5 A typical
300 mA typical
70 mA typical
Frequency stability ±5 ppm
Operating Temperature Range -10°C to +60°C; -14°F to +140°F

Dimensions (W×H×D)

(projections not included)

54(W) x 129.3(H) x 35.5(D) mm;

21/8(W) ×53/32(H) × 113/32(D) in

Weight 430 g; 15.2 oz (with antenna and BP-210N)
Antenna connector 50Ω BNC type
Transmitter
Output power (at 7.2 V DC)

5.0 W typ. (PEP)

1.5 W typ. (CW)

Modulation system Low level modulation
Modulation limiting 70-100%
AF harmonic distortion Less than 10% (at 60% mod.)
Hum and noise ratio More than 35 dB
Spurious emissions More than 46dB (Except operating freq. ±62.5 kHz point)
Microphone impedance 3-conductor 2.5 (d) mm (1/10″) / more than 100kΩ
Receiver

Intermediate frequency
1st
2nd

 
30.05 MHz
450 kHz

Sensitivity (typ)

VOR (AM 6dB S/N)

COM (AM 6dB S/N)

WX (FM 12dB SINAD)

 

Less than 0.71 µV

Less than 0.5 µV

Less than 0.22 µV

Selectivity

More than 7.5 kHz/-6 dB

Less than 25 kHz/-60 dB

Hum and noise ratio More than 40 dB

Spurious response

AM

FM

 

More than 60 dB

More than 30 dB

Audio output power More than 500mW typ. with an 8Ω load, 30% modulation
Ext. speaker connector 3-conductor 3.5 (d) mm, (18″) / 8Ω

All specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Supplied Accessories

  • Battery pack, BP-210N or battery case, BP-208N*
  • Belt clip, MB-103
  • Carrying case, LC-159*
  • Wall charger, BC-110AR/DR*
  • Headset adapter, OPC-499*
  • Antenna, FA-B02AR
  • Handstrap

* Depending on version