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Icom America - 2 way radios


VHF Handheld



Frequency Range
  RX (Ch70)
156.025–157.425 MHz
156.050–163.275 MHz
Usable channel groups INT, USA, CAN, WX channels
Type of emission 16K0G3E (FM), 16KOG2B (DSC)
Current drain (at 7.4V DC)
  Tx (5.0W/1.0W output)
  Rx (Inter SP/Exter SP Max. audio)
1.5A/700mA (approx.)
450mA/250mA (approx.)

Operating temperature range

-20°C to +60°C; -4°F to +140°F

Antenna Impedance 50Ω
Dimensions (W×H×D)
(Projections not included)
Weight (approx.) 10.58oz
Output power (Hi/Low)


Max. frequency deviation ±5 kHz
Frequency stability ±10ppm
Spurious emissions –68dBc typ.
Sensitivity (at 12dB SINAD)
  DSC receiver (at 1% BER)
0.25µV typical
0.56μV emf typical
Squelch sensitivity (Threshold)
0.25µV typ.
Adjacent Channel Selectivity
  DSC receiver (at 1% BER)
70dB typical
73dBμ emf typical
Spurious response
  DSC receiver (at 1% BER)
70dB typical
73dBμ emf typical
  DSC receiver (at 1% BER)
70dB typical
  68dBμ emf typical
Hum and noise ratio 40dB typical
Audio output power
Internal speaker
External speaker
(at 10% distortion)
900mW typical (12Ω load)
350mW typical (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 Temp. 501.5 I, II
Low Temp. 502.5 I, II
Temp. 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
Water IPX7 (Waterproof protection)

Supplied Accessories

  • AC adapter, BC-123SA
  • Battery charger, BC-220
  • Battery pack, BP-285
  • Cigarette lighter cable, CP-25H
  • Belt clip, MB-133
  • Antenna, FA-SC59V
  • Hand strap


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