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IC-M88

VHF Marine Transceiver

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Specifications

General
Frequency Range
  Marine Tx
  Marine Rx
  LMR Tx/Rx
 
156.025–157.425 MHz
156.050–163.275 MHz
146.000–174.000 MHz
Usable channels* All U.S.A., International and Canadian channels;
22 LMR channels plus 10 weather channels
(*Varies according to version)
Channel spacing
  Marine
  LMR
 
25 kHz
25/12 kHz
PLL channel step (LMR) 5/6.25/7.5 kHz
Current drain (at 7.2V DC)
  Tx (at 5W output)
  Rx (at AF max.)
 
1.6A
200mA
Operating temperature range
  Marine
  LMR
(except BP-227)  
-20°C to +60°C; -4°F to +140°F
-30°C to +60°C; -22°F to +140°F
Antenna Impedance 50Ω (SMA)
Dimensions (W×H×D)
(Projections not included)
62 × 97 × 39 mm;
27/16 × 313/16 (H) × 117/32 in
Weight (approx.; with BP-227) 280g; 9.9oz
Transmitter
Output power (Hi/Mid/Low) 5/3/1W
Max. frequency deviation
  Marine
  LMR (wide/narrow)

± 5.0 kHz
± 5.0/2.5 kHz
Audio harmonic distortion Less than 10% (at 60% mod.)
Spurious emissions -70dBc typical
Adjacent channel power
  Marine
  LMR (wide/narrow)
 
70dB
70/60dB
Hum and noise ratio
  Marine
  LMR (wide/narrow)
 
40dB
40/34dB
Receiver
Sensitivity (at 12dB SINAD) 0.25µV typical
Squelch sensitivity
0.35µV typ. (at threshold)
Adjacent Channel Selectivity
  Marine
  LMR
 
70dB typical
70/60dB typical
Spurious response 70dB typical
Intermodulation Rejection 70dB typical
Hum and noise ratio
  Marine
  LMR

40dB typical
40/34dB typical
Audio output power 0.35W typical (at 10% distortion with an 8Ω load)

Applicable U.S. Military 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 Blowing 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

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

Supplied Accessories

  • Battery Pack
  • Battery Charger
  • AC Adapter*
  • Swivel Belt Clip
  • Antenna, FA-S59V
  • Hand Strap
    *Varies according to version