ICOM A25C VHF Airband Handheld | Comm only

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The IC-A25 Series Airband Handheld Transceivers feature a six-watt, high power transmitter that expands communication coverage for enhanced safety. An IP57 waterproof rating allows these radios to continue to operate even in severe weather. A large 2350 mAh Li-ion battery provides operation up to 10.5 hours. 

The easy-to-use interface combined with a large 2.3-inch LCD display offers stress-free programming and in-flight operation. Day mode allows pilots to view the screen in direct sunlight and the night mode makes it easy to read in the dark. Frequently used functions are directly assigned to the 10-keypad allowing quick access to common functions while the enlarged, flat sheet keypad offers smooth and swift operation.

This version is a communications only handheld transceiver and includes an antenna, battery pack, belt clip, headset adapter, rapid charger, hand strap, and owners manual.


  • Li-ion Battery pack BP-288
  • BC-224 and BC-123SA Rapid charger
  • Headset adapter, OPC-2379
  • Antenna, FA-B02AR
  • Belt clip, MB-133
  • Hand strap
  • Owners manual


  • Large 2.3-inch LCD display
  • Day mode allows pilots to read the display in direct sunlight
  • Night mode makes reading at night easy
  • “Flip-Flop” channel recall stores the last 10 channels used
  • Quick recall simply by using the directional keys or the channel knob
  • Intelligent battery pack allows on-screen battery status
  • 10.5 hours of operating time with its 2350 mAh capacity battery
  • IP57 dust-protection and waterproof construction
  • Operates with 6xAA alkaline batteries with the BP-289 battery case
  • BNC antenna
  • 121.5 MHz emergency key
  • Weather channels
  • Priority watch
  • VFO scan, memory-channel scan, and priority scan
  • ANL (Auto Noise Limiter) for noise reduction
  • Side tone function
  • Internal VOX capability
  • 300 memory channels (in 15 memory groups) with 12 character names
  • 8.33 kHz channel spacing

12.0 oz (340 g), with BP-288

Dimensions (not including projections):
2.3 x 5.8 x 1.3 in (58.9 x 148.4 x 31.8 mm) 

Frequency Range (COM channels):
Tx: 118.000 MHz – 136.975 MHz 
Rx: 118.000 MHz – 136.975 MHz 
Rx (Weather): 161.650 MHz – 163.275 MHz

Memory Channels:
300 channels, 15 groups

Channel Spacing:
25 kHz / 8.33 kHz

Type of Emission:
6K00A3E, 5K60A3E, 16K0G3E (Weather)

Power Supply Requirement:
7.2 VDC (BP-288), 11.0 VDC (external DC jack)

Current Drain (approximately):
Tx high: <1.8A
Rx max. audio/stand-by: <500mA /90mA, typical

Antenna Impedance:

Operating Temperature:
–10°C to 60°C (14°F to 140°F)

Output Power:
6.0/1.8 W, typical (PEP/carrier), at 7.2V DC

Audio Harmonic Distortion:
<10%, at 60% modulation

Hum and Noise Ratio:
>35 dB

Spurious Emissions:
>46 dB
(Exclude fc±62.5 kHz for AM mode)
(Exclude fc±20.825 kHz for AM-N mode)

Frequency Stability:
±0.4 kHz

Intermediate Frequencies (1st/2nd):
46.35 MHz/450 kHz

NAV/COM: <0 dBµ (NAV/COM, 6 dB S/N)
WX: <-8 dBµ (12 dB SINAD

Squelch Sensitivity:
<0 dBμ (AM), <–5 dBμ (FM), at threshold

Spurious Response:
>60 dB (AM), >30 dB (FM)

Hum and Noise:
>35 dB (at 30% modulation)

Audio Output Power:
>350 mW typical (8Ω load/60% Mod. at 10% distortion)

External Speaker Connector:
3-conductor 3.5 mm (1/8 in)/8Ω

Dust and Water:
IP57 (dust-protection and waterproof* protection)
* One meter depth for 30 minutes

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