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Icom America - 2 way radios


VHF Handheld



Frequency Range
  AIS (Rx)
156.025–157.425 MHz
156.050–163.275 MHz
156.525 MHz
162.025 MHz
Usable channel groups INT, USA, CAN, WX channels
Type of emission 16K0G3E (FM), 16KOG2B (DSC), 16K0GXW (AIS)
Current drain (at 7.4V DC)
  Tx (6W / 1W output)
  Rx (Inter SP/Exter SP Max. audio)
1500 mA / 700 mA (approx.)
700 mA / 350 mA (approx.)

Operating temperature range

-20°C to +60°C; -4°F to +140°F

Antenna Impedance 50Ω
Dimensions (W×H×D)
(Projections not included)
60.9 × 145.8 × 43.8 mm;
2.4 × 5.7 × 1.7 in
Weight (approx.) 357 g; 12.6 oz
(With BP-306, antenna, MB-133)
Output power (Hi/Low)

6W / 1W

Max. frequency deviation ±5 kHz
Frequency stability ±10ppm
Spurious emissions –68 dBc typ.
Sensitivity (at 12 dB SINAD)
  DSC receiver (at 1% BER)
  AIS receiver (at 20% PER)
0.25 µV typical
0.56 µV emf typical
–107 dBm
Squelch sensitivity (Threshold) 0.25 µV typ.
Adjacent Channel Selectivity
  DSC receiver (at 1% BER)
70 dB typical
73 dBμ emf typical
Spurious response
  DSC receiver (at 1% BER)
70 dB typical
73 dBμ emf typical
  DSC receiver (at 1% BER)
70 dB typical
  68 dBμ emf typical
Hum and noise ratio 40 dB typical
Audio output power (at 10% distortion)
  Internal speaker
  External speaker

1500 mW typical (8Ω load)
350 mW typical (8Ω load)

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

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications & IP Rating

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
Water IPX7 (Submersible protection)

Supplied Accessories

  • Antenna, FA-SC59V
  • AC adapter, BC-123SA
  • Battery charger, BC-251
  • Battery pack, BP-306
  • Cigarette lighter cable, CP-25H
  • Belt clip, MB-133
  • Hand strap


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