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Icom America - 2 way radios


VHF Handheld



Frequency coverage
  Marine Tx
  Marine Rx
  Land Mobile Tx/Rx
156.025–157.425 MHz
156.050–163.275 MHz
136.000–174.000 MHz
Usable channels
  Marine Channels Tx/Rx

  Land Mobile Channels Tx/Rx

INT, USA, CAN, WX channel
100 LMR channels
Type of emissions (Channel spacing)
25 kHz
12.5 kHz
Antenna Impedance 50Ω
Current drain
  Marine Tx
  Land Mobile Tx
  Rx Max. audio

1.5A (at 5W)
0.9A (at 2W)
Power supply requirement 7.2 V DC nominal
Operating temperature range

–20 °C to +60 °C; –4 °F to +140 °F
–30 °C to +60 °C; –22 °F to +140 °F
Antenna Impedance 50Ω
Dimensions (W×H×D)
(Projections not included)
56 × 92 × 29 mm;
2.2 × 3.6 × 1.1 in (With BP-290)
(approx.; with BP-227)

246 g; 8.7 oz (with BP-290, FA-SC58V and MBB-3)
  Marine channels
  LMR channels

Max. frequency deviations
  Marine channels
  LMR channels

±5.0 kHz (Wide)
±5.0 kHz (Wide) / 2.5 kHz (Narrow)
Frequency stability ±5.0 ppm
Spurious emissions -70 dBc typical
Hum and noise
  Marine channels
  LMR channels
40 dB
40 dB (Wide) / 34 dB (Narrow)
Audio harmonic distortion 10% (at 60% deviation)
Modulation limiting 60–100% of maximum deviation
Sensitivity (at 12dB SINAD) 0.25 µV typical
Adjacent Channel Selectivity
  Marine channels
  LMR channels
70 dB typical
70 dB typical (Wide) / 55 dB typical (Narrow)
Spurious response 70 dB typical
Intermodulation 70 dB typical
Hum and noise
  Marine channels
  LMR channels
40 dB
40 dB (Wide) / 34 dB (Narrow)
Audio output power
  Internal SP
  External SP

700 mW typical (at 10% distortion with 12Ω load)
700 mW (at 10% distortion with 8Ω load)

Measurements made in accordance with TIA/EIA-603. All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications & IP Rating

Standard MIL 810 G
Method Proc
Low Pressure 500.5 I, II
High Temperature 501.5 I, II
Low Temperature 502.5 I, II
Temperature Shock 503.5 I-C
Solar Radiation 505.5 I
Rain Blowing/Drip 506.5 I, III
Humidity 507.5 II
Salt Fog 509.5
Dust Blowing 510.5 I
Immersion 512.5 I
Vibration 514.6 I
Shock 516.6 I, IV

Also meets equivalent MIL-STD-810-C, -D, -E and -F.

Ingress Protection Standard
Dust & Water IP67 (Dust-tight and waterproof protection)

Supplied Accessories

  • Battery Pack, BP-294
  • Rapid Charger, BC-227
  • AC Adapter, BC-123S
  • Antenna, FA-SC58V
  • Belt Clip, MBB-3
  • Hand Strap


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