KIT, AIRBAND, Icom, Handset

last updated : 2019/10/15
Code Description Budget Price Ship. weight Ship. vol.
KIT VHF AIRBAND, portable IC-A16E (trcvr,ant,2 batt,charg) on request 0,5kg 0 Add
Dangerous : DGR-UN 3481 PI966, Section II

General information

Portable VHF AirBand radio.

Current model is ICOM IC-A16E.

Only for contexts with Air-Ops activities.

Before ordering, check that ICRC has the permission by the local authorities to use the frequencies in the Aeronautical Band.

Dangerous goods (DGR) UN 3481, PI966, Section II

Purchase via HQ recommended (compulsory for ICRC)

This item replaces the CVFPTXTRIA15STR (ICOM A15E) which is no longer available.

Additional information:



Frequency range TX/RX : 118.000–136.992 MHz

8.33 kHz and 25 kHz channel spacing

1500 mW loud audio provides clear communication

Up to 5 minutes voice recording/playback

Built-in Bluetooth for Hands-Free Operation

Large capacity battery pack provides 17 hours battery life

Typical operation with Tx : Rx ( : standby=5:5:90. (Bluetooth OFF)

6 W (PEP) RF output power

Compact, waterproof, durable body (IP67 and MIL-STD-810-G)

LCD and keypad backlight for night time operation

Auto Noise Limiter (ANL) for noise reduction

Side Tone function

Internal VOX capability

200 memory channels with 8-character names

BNC type antenna connector

Power supply requirement

7.2 V DC

Current drain

TX High: 1.8 A

RX Max. audio/Stand-by: 650 mA/65 mA typical

Operating temperature range

–20°C to +55°C


52.2 × 111.8 × 34.1 mm (with BP-280 battery pack) (WxHxD)


257 g (with BP-280 battery pack)

Installation tools

None required


Spare parts & accessories


CVFPTXTRA16CARC                       (icom ic-a16e) Car charger & cable (CP-23L, BC-213)


Latest update: 28/10/2019