Icom F50 81 FM APPROVED waterproof VHF 5 watt 128 channel 136-174mhz

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Icom F50 81 FM APPROVED VHF 5 watt 128 channel 136-174 MHz WATERPROOF

Supplied Accessories
May differ according to version

Battery pack


Belt clip


2 Year



Product Description:

Intrinsically safe version

The Intrinsically safe version is approved by the FM Approvals. For use in workplaces where combustible substances or environments exist.

There are versions that conform to intrinsically safe rating of the FMRC (Factory Mutual Research Corporation). Ask your dealer for details. Intrinsically safe : Class Ι, ΙΙ and ΙΙΙ, Division 1, Groups C, D, E, F, and G ; Nonincendive : Class Ι, Division 2, Groups A, B, C and D hazardous locations when used with Icom BP-227FM battery pack. “Max. Temp. T3C at 40°C”

Special condition for use

MUST be used with BP-227FM 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. BP-227FM is intrinsically safe version are approved as intrinsically safe options. Any other options, except the antenna, belt clip and belt hanger, cannot be used in explosive atmosphere areas.

Never charge the BP-232FM (with/without the transceiver) in an explosive atmosphere. The optional battery chargers are not approved as intrinsically safe.

Approved accessories: Speaker-microphone, HM-138

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, that's easy to use. Rain or shine, this radio keeps you in contact in nearly any environment.

IPX7 waterproof protection

The gasket sealed waterproof housing provides superior waterproof protection, equivalent to IPX7*. 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.
* According to the international standard IEC 529 (1989). 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.

Alphanumeric display

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.

Compact body

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.

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
  • Status/message
  • Call alert

Waterproof microphone

An optional waterproof speaker-microphone, HM-138 provides reliable operation, even with the radio securely on your belt.

Other features

  • 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 function
  • Power ON password, and more...