Icom M88 IS Intrinsically Safe Handheld Marine VHF Transceiver
DetailsThe Icom M88 IS Intrinsically Safe Handheld Marine VHF Transceiver is an FCC Approved "Dual Purpose" Radio.
Tough Construction, Superior Waterproofing
The Icom M88 Intrinsically Safe is built tough to withstand hazardous and unhospitable environments at sea and on land. Even if the IC-M88 IS is dropped into water, complete waterproofing* will protect it from harm. The compact and durable body meets military specifications (MIL-STD).
*Equivalent to JIS waterproof grade 7. (1m depth for 30 minutes)
An optional waterproof speaker-microphone, the HM-138 IS, provides reliable operation, even with the IC-M88 IS securely on your belt.
Icom M88 IS Intrinsically Safe Handheld Marine VHF Transceiver features:
22 Programmable Channels For Land Use
The IC-M88 IS has 22 programmable channels reserved for land use (146174MHz). Wide/narrow channel spacing is programmable for each channel, and CTCSS and DTCS signaling is built-in.
*Appropriate license will be required.
Li-Ion battery For Extra Long Battery Life
With the FM approved, 1700mAh Li-Ion battery pack, get up to 20 hours of talk time* without "memory effect". A 6 unit rapid charger is optional.
*Typical operation; Tx:Rx:Stand-by duty ratio = 5:5:90
6 clearly labelled buttons on the front panel and the volume/power knob maximize simplicity of operation. Even when wearing gloves, the large buttons are easy to operate. A large, clear LCD with backlighting and backlit buttons make night time operation simple.
Intrinsically Safe Version Approved by Factory Mutual Research Corporation
This IS version of the M88 conforms to intrinsically safe rating of the FMRC (Factory Mutual Research Corporation). It can be used in many hazardous marine environments such as petroleum tankers and bulk cargo carrier. Ask your dealer for details.
- Auto WX scan and WX Alert function (U.S.A. version only)
- Simple Up/Down switches for operating channel selection
- Instant access to Ch. 16 and Ch. 9 (or call channel)
- Simple add/delete TAG scanning operation
- Powerful 5W output
- 2 Step power saver
- 4 Level battery indicator
- The self check function checks internal temperature, connected battery voltage (over voltage detection) and water intrusion
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