M73 Submersible Handheld VHF Radio
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Slim, stylish, powerful handheld VHF radio with professional features.
The M73 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, it meets MIL-STD 810 specifications.
Slim, Hourglass Body, Wide Viewing Angle LCD screen: IC-M73 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: IC-M73 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: IC-M73’s 6 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.
- 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
- Rapid desktop charger, BC-210, and cigarette lighter cable, CP-25H, are supplied
- Optional waterproof speaker-microphones, HM-167 and HM-202
- Auto power save function
- Material: Aluminum chassis
- Controls: Volume knob, backlit buttons
- Scanning Modes: Priority, Tag, Dual-and Tri-watch
- Weather Alert: Yes
- Transmit Power: 6/3/1 Watt
- Battery Type: Lithium-ion
- Battery Life: 18 hours typical
- Receiver Performance: Sensitivity: 0.25µV; Rejection: 70db
- Waterproof Rating: IPX8
- Dimensions: 2 1/8"W x 5"H x 1 3/16"D
- Weight: 9oz.
- Warranty: Three-year waterproof
What's in the Box
- 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.
M73 Submersible Handheld VHF Radio
|Battery Life||18 Hours|
|Transmit Power||6/3/1 Watt|
|Dimensions||2 1/8" Width x 4 15/16" Height x 1 3/16" Depth|
|Warranty Details||Three Years Waterproof|
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