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Icom America - 2 way radios


VHF Airband Handheld





NAV and COM channels
COM channels

Frequency Coverage
RX (Weather)

118.000–136.992 MHz
108.000–136.992 MHz
161.650–163.275 MHz
118.000-136.975 MHz
118.000-136.975 MHz
161.650-163.275 MHz
Channel spacing 25/8.33 kHz
Type of emission 6K00A3E, 5K60A3E, 16K0G3E (Weather)
Power supply requirement 7.2 V DC (BP-288), 11.0 V DC (External DC Jack)

Current drain (approximately)

Tx High
Rx Max. audio/Stand-by

Less than 1.8 A
Less than 500 mA/90 mA typ.
Antenna impedance 50 Ω
Operating Temperature Range –10°C to +60°C; 14°F to 140°F

Dimensions (W×H×D)

(projections not included)

58.9 × 148.4 × 31.8 mm; 2.3 × 5.8 × 1.3 in

Weight (approximately) 340 g; 12.0 oz. (with BP-288)
Output power (at 7.2 V DC)

6.0/1.8 W typical (PEP/carrier)

Audio harmonic distortion Less than 10% (at 60% modulation)
Hum and noise ratio More than 35 dB
Spurious emissions More than 46 dB
(Exclude fc±62.5 kHz for AM mode)
(Exclude fc±20.825 kHz for AM-N mode)
Frequency stability ±0.4 kHz

Intermediate frequencies

46.35 MHz
450 kHz

Sensitivity (typ)

NAV/COM (6 dB S/N)

WX (12 dB SINAD)


Less than 0 dBμ

Less than –8 dBμ

Squelch sensitivity (at threshold) Less than 0 dBμ (AM), Less than –5 dBμ (FM)
Audio output power More than 350 mW typ. (8 Ω load/60% Mod. at 10% distortion)
Hum and noise More than 35 dB (at 30% modulation)

Spurious response

More than 60 dB (AM), More than 30 dB (FM)

Audio output power

External speaker

Internal speaker

530 mW typical (AM 8 Ω/60% Mod at 10% distortion)
1200 mW typical (AM 8 Ω/60% Mod at 10% distortion)
Ext. speaker connector 3-conductor 3.5 (d) mm (1⁄8ʺ)/8 Ω

Measurements made in accordance with FCC Part87.
All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications

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
Dust & Water IP57 (Dust-protection and Waterproof* protection) *One meter depth for 30 minutes

Supplied Accessories

  • Antenna, FA-B02AR
  • Battery pack, BP-288
  • Belt clip, MB-133
  • Charger with AC adapter, BC-224 + BC-123SA
  • Headset adapter, OPC-2379
  • Hand strap
A25C Sport
  • Antenna, FA-B02AR
  • AA Battery case, BP-289
  • Belt clip, MB-133
  • Hand strap
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