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Icom America - 2 way radios

F50V / F60V

Compact Waterproof Analog Portables VHF/UHF



Frequency range
136-174 MHz

400-470 MHz
450-512 MHz
Number of Channels Max. 128 channels/ 8 zones
Channel spacing 12.5/25 kHz, 15/30 kHz
Antenna impedance 50 Ω (SMA Type)
Frequency error ±2.5ppm
PLL channel step 2.5/3.125 kHz
Power supply requirements 7.2V DC

Current drain (approx.)

AF max.
500mA (Internal speaker)
350mA (External Speaker)
Operating temperature range –30°C to +60°C
–22°F to +140°F
Dimensions (W x H x D)
(projections not included)
56 × 97 × 36.4mm
2732 × 31316 × 1716 in.
Weight (approx.) VHF: 280g; 9.9oz (With BP-227)
UHF: 284g; 10.0oz (With BP-227)
Output power

Modulation system Variable reactance frequency modulation
Max. frequency deviation ±5 kHz (wide)
±2.5 kHz (narrow)
Modulation limiting 60-100% of Max. deviation
Audio harmonic distortion 3% typ. (AF 1 kHz, 40% deviation)
Spurious emissions 70dB typ.
Adjacent channel power 70dB Min. (wide)
60dB Min. (narrow)
FM Hum and Noise 46dB typ. (wide)
40dB typ. (narrow)
External microphone impedance 9-pin multi connector/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 45db typ. (wide)
40dB typ. (narrow)
Audio output power 0.7W typ. (Internal speaker)
0.5W typ. (external speaker)
at 5% distortion with an 8Ω load
External SP connector 9-pin multi connector/8Ω

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications

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

Standard MIL 810 C MIL 810 D MIL 810 E MIL 810 F
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 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 I, II 506.2 I, II 506.3 I, II 506.4 I, II
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 VIII, X 514.3 I 514.4 I 514.5 I
Shock 516.2 I, II, V 516.3 I, IV 516.4 I, IV 516.5 I, IV
Ingress Protection Standard
Dust & Water IP67 (Dust-tight and waterproof protection)

Measurements made in accordance with EIA-152C/204D, TIA-603. All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Supplied Accessories

  • Antenna, FAS-59V, FAS-27U, or FAS-56U depending on version
  • Battery pack, BP-227
  • Belt clip, MB-86
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