Icom IC-A24/A6

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Frequency range Tx 118.000–136.9917 MHz
Rx 108.000-136.9917MHz
Number of memory channels 200ch (20ch × 10 banks)
Channel spacing
(depending on version)
25kHz/8.33kHz or 25kHz
Power supply requirements 7.2V DC (Battery pack),
11.0V DC (External DC jack)
Current drain Tx 1.8A (25kHz/8.33kHz version)
1.5A typ. (25kHz version)
Rx Stand-by 70mA typ.
Max. audio 500mA (25kHz/8.33kHz version)
300mA typ. (25kHz version)
Dimensions (W×H×D)
(Projections are not included)
54×129.3×35.5 mm;
2.13×5.09×1.4 in
Weight 430g; 15.2oz
(with BP-210N and antenna)
Operating temperature range –10°C to +60°C (USA/GEN)
–10°C to +50°C (AUS)
Frequency stability ±1 ppm (25kHz/8.33kHz version)
±5 ppm (25kHz version)




RF output power (PEP/Carrier) 5.0/1.5W typ. (USA/GEN)
3.6/1.0W typ. (AUS)
Microphone impedance 100kΩ




Sensitivity COM (at 6dB S/N)
1μV (25kHz/8.33kHz version)
0.5μV typ. (25kHz version)NAV (at 6dB S/N)
1μV (25kHz/8.33kHz version)
0.71μV typ. (25kHz version)

WX (at 12dB SINAD)
0.4μV (25kHz/8.33kHz version)
0.22μV typ. (25kHz version)

Selectivity 6dB: 2.778/7.5kHz (8.33kHz/25kHz)
60dB: 7.37/25kHz (8.33kHz/25kHz)
Spurious response rejection COM/NAV 60dB
WX 30dB
Audio output power
(at 10% distortion with an 8Ω)
470mW typ. (8.33kHz/25kHz version)
500mW typ. (25kHz version)

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications

Icom makes rugged products that have been tested to and passed the following MIL-STD requirements and strict environmental standards.

Standard MIL-810 F
Method, Proc.
Low Pressure Storage 500.4 I
Low Pressure Operation 500.4 II
High Temperature Storage 501.4 I
High Temperature Operation 501.4 II
Low Temperature Storage 502.4 I
Low Temperature Operation 502.4 II
Temperature Shock 503.4 I
Solar Radiation 505.4 I
Rain Drip 506.4 III
Humidity 507.4
Salt Fog 509.4
Dust Blowing 510.4 I
Vibration 514.5 I
Shock Functional 516.5 I
Shock Transit Drop 516.5 IV

Also meets equivalent MIL STD 810 -C, -D and -E.


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