VHF/UHF FM TRANSCEIVERS Submersible (1m depth for 30 minutes) IC-F50 / F60 Superior Waterproof Protection
Supports Demanding Communication
Firefighters, Police, Security, Oil industry and Public utilities. Each profession has its own unique challenges, but all have one thing in common: the need for reliable communications. Icom’s IC-F50/F60 offers a compact waterproof, MIL STD package, thats easy to use. Rain or shine, this radio keeps you in contact in nearly any environment.
JIS Grade 7 Waterproof protection
The gasket sealed waterproof housing provides superior waterproof
protection, equivalent to JIS Grade 7*.
Reliable and dependable use in harsh conditions such as rain, snow, sudden change in temperature, make the IC-F50/F60 the radio for all situations.
* 1m depth for 30 minutes.
Built-in Tone signaling
Use the built-in CTCSS, DTCS, 2-Tone and 5-Tone capability to set up your own talk groups and quiet stand-by when others are talking. You can also set up selective calls to individuals or control a repeater.
Multiple 2-Tone, Multiple 5-Tone Up to 10 2-Tone codes can be decoded on a single memory channel. This is perfect for professionals who require multiple district paging on one channel. When a matched tone is received, the following items are programmable for each code.
• Bell icon • Answer back • Stun • Beep sound • Auto transmit • Scan
Li-Ion battery pack
The large capacity 1700mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery pack, BP-227 provides a practical 10 hours* of operating time.
Li-Ion batteries allow flexible charging and have almost no memory effect.
* Typical operation Tx:Rx: Stand-by=5:5:90
Up to 7 programmable buttons
The [P0]–[P3], [Red] and [Up], [Down] buttons are programmable to meet specific needs. The [Red] button on the top panel can be assigned as an emergency trigger.
The 8-character alphanumeric display shows channel, bank, tone code and scanning channel names on the display. 7 operational icons on the sub-line show various status at a glance.
Wide range coverage and large channel capacity
The IC-F50/F60 covers a wide frequency range in one version. The large capacity of 128 memory channels with 8 memory banks allows you to divide and store a variety of channels from local to wide area network channels. Both wide and narrow (25/12.5kHz) channel bandwidth is programmable to each channel.
56(W)×97(H)×36.4(D) mm* compact body with durable, dependable construction, meets MIL standard specifications.
* 2.2(W)×3.8(H)×1.4(D) in
Built-in voice scrambler
The IC-F50/F60 has a built-in inversion type voice scrambler in all versions. When a more secure system is required, versions with a rolling type voice scrambler* equivalent to the UT-110 are available.
* Built-in, optional unit not required.
MDC 1200 Compatible
The following selective calling and ANI features are available with the built-in MDC signaling.
• PTT ID
• Radio check
• Caller ID
• Selective call
• Emergency, emergency mic monitoring
• Radio stun/revive
• 500 Aliases
• Call alert
An optional waterproof speaker-microphone, HM-138 provides reliable operation, even with the radio securely on your belt.
- Built-in compander, compatible with the IC-F30G and IC-F520 series
- 8 DTMF autodial memories
- Powerful 5W output for IC-F50, 4W output for IC-F60
- Normal and priority scans
- 2 step power saver
- Optional AA alkaline battery case, BP-226 for battery back up
- Busy, repeater lockout functions
- Power ON password, and more...
|Frequency range||: |
| ||IC-F50||136-174 MHz|
| ||IC-F60||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||: |
|Power supply requirements||: 7.2V DC|
|Current drain (approx.)||: |
| ||Transmit||at 5W||1.5A (IC-F50)|
| || ||at 4W||1.5A (IC-F60)|
| || ||at 1W||0.7A (IC-F50)|
| || || ||0.8A (IC-F60)|
| ||Receive||AF max.||300mA|
| || ||Stand-by||85mA|
|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||: IC-F50||5.0W|
| ||IC-F60||4.0W |
|Modulation system||: Variable reactance frequency modulation |
|Max. frequency deviation||: ±5kHz (wide)|
| ||±2.5kHz (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/2.2k|
| || |
|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 8load|
|External SP connector||: 9-pin multi connector/8|
Applicable U.S. Military Specifications
Icom makes rugged products that meet MIL-STD requirements and strict environmental standards as follows.
|Standard||MIL 810C||MIL 810D||MIL 810E||MIL 810F|
|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|
|Rain||506.1||I, II||506.2||I, II||506.3||I, II||506.4||I, III|
|Humidity||507.1||I, II||507.2||II, III||507.3||II, III||507.4||-|
|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.
- BC-119N DESKTOP CHARGER
AD-105 DESKTOP CHARGER ADAPTER
BC-145/UK AC ADAPTER
Rapidly charges installed Ni-Cd battery cell assembly, BP-202. The charger adapter and the AC adapter supplied with the BC-119N depending on version. Charging time: 75 to 85 min.
- BP-226 BATTERY CASE
AA (LR6)×5 alkaline cells. BP-226 is Water-resistant, equivalent to JIS Grade 4.
- BP-227 Li-Ion BATTERY PACK
7.2V/1700mAh. Provides 10 hours operating time* (approx.).
Operating temp. range: –20°C to +60°C; –4°F to +140°F.
* Tx: Rx: standby=5:5:90.
- BC-152 DESKTOP CHARGER + BC-147A/E AC ADAPTER
Regularly charges the BP-227 in 9–10 hours.
- BC-119N DESKTOP CHARGER + AD-100 CHARGER ADAPTER + BC-145A/E/V AC ADAPTER
Rapidly charges the BP-227 in 2.5–3 hrs.
- BC-121N MULTI-CHARGER + AD-100 CHARGER ADAPTER + BC-157 AC ADAPTER
Rapid charges up to 6 battery packs (Six AD-100s are required) in 2.5–3 hours.
OPC-656 DC POWER CABLE; For use with the BC-121. (12–20V DC required).
- HM-138 SPEAKER-MICROPHONE
Full sized, waterproof construction corresponds to JIS Grade 7. (1 m/30 min.).
- MB-86 BELT CLIP
Swivel type. Prevents accidental dropping from your belt.
- MB-98 BELT CLIP
Alligator type. Same as supplied.
- MB-96F LEATHER BELT HANGER
Leather belt hanger. For use with MB-98.
- CP-17L CIGARETTE LIGHTER CABLE
- OPC-515L DC POWER CABLE
For use with the BC-152 or BC-119N. (12–16V DC required)
- OPC-966 INTERFACE CABLE
RS-232C interface cable for connecting with a PC.
FA-S24V 136–150MHz (Blue ring)
FA-S59V 150–174MHz (Red ring)
FA-S27U 400–470MHz (Green ring)
FA-S56U 450–520MHz (Red ring)
FA-S74U 490–520MHz (Blue ring)