M73 PLUS Handheld VHF Radio with Voice Recorder
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ICOMM73 PLUS Handheld VHF Radio with Voice Recorder


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Model # 14273726 | Mfg # M73 PLUS 71 USAUPC # 731797038449


M73 PLUS Handheld VHF Radio with Voice Recorder

Name Value
Battery Life 18 Hours
Waterproof Yes
Transmit Power 6/3/1 Watt
Scanning Modes Priority Scan
Tag Scan
Battery Type Lithium-Ion
Material Aluminum
Dimensions 2 1/8" Width x 4 15/16" Height x 1 3/16" Depth
Warranty Details Three Years Waterproof

Product Overview

Slim, stylish, powerful handheld VHF radio with professional features, including Last Call Voice Recording, Bass Boost and Active Noise Canceling.

The M73 PLUS Handheld VHF Radio delivers six watts of high transmit power and is built with waterproof IPX8 submersible construction. It’s easy to hear the loud 700mW audio output, and you get 18 hours of operating time, good for a full weekend of use.

With a new interface design with large directional buttons, you gain fast access to menu items and radio functions. Compact, slim and ergonomic design allows easy one-handed operation. Rigorously tested for durability, the M73 PLUS meets MIL-STD 810 specifications. 

M73 PLUS Premium Features: Compared to the more basic M73, the M73 PLUS adds these capabilities: 

  • Bass Boost: The signal processing technology emphasizes low-pitched sound to provide a rich bass sound for both transmit and receive signals
  • Active Noise Canceling: The built-in bidirectional active noise canceling reduces background noise to up to 90% and improves both your transmitted voice and incoming call; You will hear better and clearer
  • Last Call Voice Recording automatically saves the last incoming call for one minute; You can also start recording manually

Key Features

  • Slim, hourglass body, wide viewing angle LCD screen: M73 PLUS has a stylish, ergonomic design. A durable and rugged body provides for user-friendly operation and long life. A wide viewing angle, high intensity LCD offers bright, easy to read characters.
  • 700mW loud audio: M73 PLUS uses a BTL (bridge-tied load) amplifier that doubles the audio output. Its internal speaker delivers a loud 700mW audio output with clear sound.
  • 6W RF output power: Six watts of transmit power will provide extended communication range. A large capacity Lithium-Ion battery, BP-245H, allows for 17 hours of operation, under normal conditions.
  • Weather Alert: Yes
  • Receiver Performance: Sensitivity: 0.22µV; Rejection: 70db
  • Waterproof Rating: IPX8 means the radio has been tested to survive at 1.5 meter (4.9') of depth for 30 minutes
  • Warranty: Three-year waterproof
  • AquaQuake™ water draining function
  • Dual/Tri-Watch function for monitoring Channel 16 and/or call channel
  • Four-level battery indicator
  • Favorite channel and tag scan functions
  • Auto power save function

What's in the Box

  • M73 PLUS
  • Cigarette lighter cable, CP-25H
  • AC adapter, BC-123SA/SE* 
  • Rapid charger, BC-210 
  • Battery pack, BP-245H
  • Belt clip, MB-103 
  • Antenna, FA-S59V or FA-S64V*
  • Hand strap

* May differ depending on version.

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