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Icom America - 2 way radios

F50 / F60

Intrinsically Safe Waterproof Analog Portables VHF/UHF



Frequency range
136-174 MHz
400-470 MHz
450-512 MHz (U.S.A.)
450-520 MHz (General)
Number of Channels Max. 128 channels/ 8 banks
Channel spacing 12.5/25kHz, 15/30kHz
Antenna impedance 50 ohm (SMA Type)
Frequency error ±2.5ppm
PLL channel step
2.5/3.125 kHz
5/6.25 kHz
Power supply requirements 7.2V DC

Current drain (approx.)

AF max.
1.5A/0.7A (5W/1W)
1.5A/0.8A (4W/1W)
Operating temperature range –30°C to +60°C
–22°F to +140°F
Dimensions (W x H x D)
(projections not included)
56 x 97 x 36.4mm
2.2 x 3.8 x 1.4 in.
Weight (approx.) 280g; 9.9oz
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 1kHz, 40% deviation)
Spurious emissions 70dB Min.
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 (12dB SINAD) Less than 0.25 µV
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 0.5W typ. at 10% distortion with an 8Ω load
External SP connector 9-pin multi connector/8Ω

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications

Icom makes rugged products that meet MIL-STD requirements and strict environmental standards as follows.
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

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


Supplied Accessories

  • VHF antenna*
  • UHF antenna*
  • Alligator-type belt clip, MB-98
  • Battery pack, BP-227
*Antenna (Length may differ according to version)
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