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Icom America - 2 way radios

IC-F14 / F24

Entry Level Analog Portables VHF/UHF



Frequency coverage
136 – 174 MHz (U.S.A. and General)
400 – 470 MHz (U.S.A. and General)
450 – 512 MHz (U.S.A.)
450 – 520 MHz (General)
Number of channels

16 (IC-F14, IC-F24)
4 (Max.,IC-F14S, IC-F24S)

Channel spacing 12.5KHz/25 kHz
PLL channel step 2.5 kHz, 3.125 kHz (VHF)
5KHz, 6.25KHz (UHF)
Power supply requirement 7.2V DC

Current drain

(at 7.2V DC; approx.)

High 1.5A
Low (1W) 0.7A
stand-by 70mA
rated output 300mA
Antenna impedance 50Ω
Usable temperature range –30°C to +60°C
–22°F to +140°F
Dimensions (with BP-231)
(projections are not included)
53 (W) ×120 (H) ×38 (D) mm
2332 (W) ×42332 (H)×112 (D) in
Weight (approx. with BP-231) 260g; 9.2oz
Output power 5W (VHF), 4W (UHF)
Max. frequency deviation ±5.0/2.5 kHz (Wide/narrow)
Frequency error ±2.5ppm
Spurious emissions 80dB typ.
Adjacent channel power
80/70dB typ. (Wide/narrow)
75/68dB typ. (Wide/narrow)
FM Hum and Noise 46dB typ. (Wide)
40dB typ. (Narrow)
Audio harmonic distortion 3% typ. (AF 1kHz, 40% deviation)
Modulation limiting 60–100% of max. deviation
External microphone connector 3-conductor 2.5 (d) mm (110″)/2.2kΩ
Sensitivity 0.25μV typ. (at 12dB SINAD)
Squelch sensitivity 0.25μV typ. (at threshold)
Adjacent channel selectivity 75dB typ. (Wide)
65dB typ. (Narrow)
Spurious response 70dB
Intermodulation 74dB typ.
Hum and noise ratio 50dB typ. (Wide)
45dB typ. (Narrow)
Audio output power 500mW typ.
(at 5% distortion with an 8Ω load)
External speaker connector 2-conductor 3.5 (d) mm (18″)/8Ω

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications

Icom makes rugged products that have been tested to and passed the following MIL-STD requirements and strict environmental standards.


MIL 810C MIL 810D MIL 810E MIL 810F
Method Proc. Method Proc. Method Proc. Method Proc.
Low Pressure 500.1 I 500.2 I, II 500.3 I, II 500.4 I, II
High Temp. 501.1 I 501.2 I, II 501.3 I ,II 501.4 I, II
Low Temp. 502.1 I 502.2 I, II 502.3 I, II 502.4-3 I, II
Temp. Shock 503.1 I 503.2 I 503.3 I 503.4 I
Solar Radiation 505.1 I 505.2 I 505.3 I 505.4 I
Rain 506.1 II 506.2 II 506.3 II 506.4 III
Humidity 507.1 I, II 507.2 II, III 507.3 II, III 507.4
Salt Fog 509.1 I 509.2 I 509.3 I 509.4
Dust 510.1 I 510.2 I 510.3 I 510.4 I
Vibration 514.2 VII, X 514.3 I 514.4 I 514.4 I
Shock 516.2 I, II, IV 516.3 I, IV 516.4 I, IV 516.5 I, IV

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

Supplied Accessories
May differ according to version

  • Battery pack, BP-231
  • Antenna
  • Belt clip, MB-94
  • Unit cover
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