ICOM IC-A16E Airband VHF Handheld Transceiver (Non Bluetooth)


ICOM IC-A16E (No Bluetooth)

The IC-A16E VHF handheld radios cater superbly to a broad range of users, from seasoned enthusiasts to novice pilots.

Equipped with a high-volume, class-leading audio system, the A16 ensures perfect audibility even in high-noise surroundings. Its large-capacity power source, a robust 2400 mAh Li-ion battery, guarantees up to 17 hours of uninterrupted operation.

Compact yet resilient, the IC-A16E showcases a waterproof construction, meeting IP67/IP54 standards, and adheres to MIL-STD-810 for unparalleled durability. This handheld radio blends usability and robustness, making it an excellent choice for anyone in aviation.




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IC-A16E (No Bluetooth)

VHF Air Band Transceiver (Non – Bluetooth)

IC-A16E Product Details:

  • 8.33 kHz and 25 kHz channel spacing
  • 1500 mW loud audio provides clear communications
  • 6W (PEP) output power
  • Long Battery Hours
  • Compact, waterproof durable body
  • Auto Noise Limiter (ANL) for noise reduction
  • Internal VOX capability
  • 200 memory channels with 8 character names
  • BNC-type antenna connector
  • Auto Noise Limiter (ANL) for noise reduction
  • Side Tone function
  • Internal VOX capability
  • 200 memory channels with 8 character names
  • BNC-type antenna connector

Supplied accessories:

  • BP-280 battery pack
  • BC-213 rapid charger
  • BC-242 AC adapter
  • FA-B02AR antenna
  • MB-133 belt clip
  • Hand strap



Instruction Manual

An Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificate (AROC) is required by anyone who needs to communicate on an aviation air-band radio frequency and is not already licensed or qualified.

This includes:

  • aircraft maintenance engineers
  • maintenance organisations
  • remote pilot license (RePL) holders.

Other people who need an AROC may also include airport or emergency personnel.

The Part 61 Manual of Standards (MOS) and CASR Part 64 are documents that support flight crew licensing regulations including Aeronautical Radio Operator Certificates (AROC). 


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