Icom IC-M23 Submersible VHF Marine Radio

Brand: Icom Australia
Product Code: Icom IC-M23
$302.50 $261.80

The IC-M23 floats in the water. It not only floats, but flashes a built-in LED light upon contact with water as an aid for retrieval in the dark.

The large LCD has a clear 2-digit channel number indication and backlighting for night time operation.


  • Waterproof construction equivalent to IPX7 (1 m depth for 30 minutes).
  • Dual/Tri-watch functions.
  • 4-step battery life indicator.
  • 2-step power save function.
  • Auto scan function starts scanning when no signal is received for 30 seconds.
  • Instant access to Ch 16 or programmable call channel.
  • AquaQuake draining function
  • The DC power jack is protected with a water tight plastic cap from water intrusion.



  • Frequency range:
    • TX: 156.000-161.450MHz
    • RX: 156.000-163.425MHz
  • Type of emissions: 16K0G3E (FM)
  • Power supply requirement: 3.7V DC (icom battery pack only)
  • Current drain: (at 3.7V DC, approx)
  • Transmit:
    • 2.3A (at 5W output)
    • 0.9A (at 1W output)
    • 0.7A (at 0.5W output)
  • Receive:
    • AF max: 350mA
    • Power save: 8mA typ.
  • Operating temp. range: -15°C to +55°C
  • Antenna impedance: 50Ù (stud)
  • Dimensions: (WxHxD): 58.5 x 128.5 x 34.5 mm
  • Weight: 260g


  • Output power: 5W, 1W (approx) (Hi, Low)
  • Max. Freq. deviation: ±5kHz
  • Frequency stability: ±1.5kHz
  • Spurious emissions: 0.25µW
  • Adjacent channel power: 70dB
  • Audio harmonic distortion: 10% (at 60% dev.)
  • Residual modulation: 40dB
  • Audio freq. response: +1dB to 3dB of 6dB octave from 300Hz to 3000Hz


  • Intermediate freq.
    • 1st: 21.7MHz
    • 2nd: 450kHz
  • Sensitivity (20dB SINAD): -4dBµ typical (emf)
  • Adjacent Ch. selectivity: 70dB
  • Spurious response: 70dB
  • Intermodulation rejection ratio: 68dB
  • Hum and noise: +1dB to -3dB of 6dB octave from 300Hz to 3000Hz
  • Audio output power (10% distortion, 8Ù load): 200mW

Supplied with:

  • Battery pack, BP-266
  • Belt clip, MB-124
  • Antenna, FA-SC58V
  • Hand strap

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