Category: Handheld
Manufacturer: Icom

Slim, Stylish, Powerful VHF with Professional Features
Last Call Voice Recording

The last call voice recording function automatically saves the last incoming call for 1 minute. You can also start recording manually. You will not miss an important call.
Active Noise Cancelling Technology

The built-in bidirectional active noise cancelling reduces background noise to up to 90% and improves both your transmitted voice and incoming call. You will hear better and clearer!
Bass Boost Function

The signal processing technology emphasizes low-pitched sound to provide a rich bass sound for both transmit and receive signals.
700mW Loud Audio

The 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

The IC-M73's 6 Watts of transmit power will provide extended communication range for the user. A large capacity Lithium-Ion battery, BP-245H allows for 17 hours of operation, under normal conditions*.
* Typical operation with 5:5:90 duty ratio. 20 hours for basic version.
IPX8 Submersible Plus™ Waterproofing

The IC-M73 continues to offer Icom's best waterproof protection. The radio has been tested to survive after being submersed in 1.5m (4.9ft) depth of water for 30 minutes.
Slim, Hourglass Body Wide Viewing Angle LCD

The IC-M73 has a stylish, ergonomic design. A durable and rugged body provides user-friendly operation and long life. A wide viewing angle, high intensity LCD offers bright, easy to read characters.
Additional features

    AquaQuake™ prevents audio degradation from a water-logged speaker
    Dual/Tri-Watch function for monitoring Channel 16 and/or call channel
    4 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
    Basic version (no voice recorder, no noise canceller and no bass boost function) available for limited markets.

AQUAQUAKE, Submersible Plus is a trademark of Icom Incorporated. All other products of brands are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective holders.





Frequency range Tx 156.025–157.425MHz
Rx 156.050–163.275MHz
Dimensions (W×H×D)
(Projections not included)
52.5×125×30 mm;
2.07×4.92×1.18 in
Weight (approx.) 320g; 11.3oz
(With BP-245H, FA-S64V, MB-103)
Current drain Tx 6W output 1.5A
Rx Max. audio
(Int SP/Ext SP)
Sensitivity (at 20dB SINAD) 0.22μV typ.
Intermodulation 70dB typ.
Audio output power
(at 10% distortion, 8Ω load)
700mW typ. (Internal SP)
350mW typ. (External SP)
Output power (Hi/Mid/Low) 6/3/1W

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications

Icom makes rugged products that have been tested to and passed the following MIL-STD requirements and strict environmental standards.

Standard MIL-810 G
Method, Proc.
Low Pressure Storage 500.5 I
Low Pressure Operation 500.5 II
High Temperature Storage 501.5 I
High Temperature Operation 501.5 II
Low Temperature Storage 502.5 I
Low Temperature Operation 502.5 II
Temperature Shock 503.5 I-C
Solar Radiation 505.5 I
Rain Blowing 506.5 I
Rain Drip 506.5 III
Humidity 507.5 II
Salt Fog 509.5
Dust Blowing 510.5 I
Water Immersion 512.5 I
Vibration 514.6 I
Shock Functional 516.6 I
Shock Transit Drop 516.6 IV

Also meets equicalent MIL-STD-810-C, -D, -E and -F.

Applicable IP Rating and environmental test.

Ingress Protection Standard
Water IPX8 (Waterproof protection)

All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

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