Compact & Slim, IP67 Waterproof, Tough & Rugged

Easy to Use

This simple to use radio is ideal for high turnover environments and shift work where the radio is constantly passed from person to person.

Ultra Powerful Audio

Icom custom high power handling capacity speaker for 1500 mW powerful audio. Hear calls destined for you in all sorts of environments.

Rotary Channel

16-position rotary channel knob can be programmed with operating channels and group code.

The radio announces the channel number, when you rotate it.


The Call-Ring function can be used to call receivers with a ringer tone. Ten different ring patterns can be selected.

Answer Back

The Smart-Ring function checks whether the receiver is in communication range with a ringer sound.

Private Conversation

The built-in inversion voice scrambler provides private conversation. Up to 16 codes are selectable.

21 Hours Operation

The supplied Li-Ion battery pack, BP-279, provides up to 21 hours of operating time.
The supplied rapid charger BC-213 charges the BP-279 in 2.5 hours.

Group Call

The user programmable CTCSS and DTCS codes can be used for group call. You will only send a call to specified group members using the same tone and same channel.

Other Features

  • Low battery alert
  • Time-out-timer function
  • Monitor function
  • Siren alarm function
  • Surveillance function
  • Key lock function
  • Microphone gain level adjustment
  • Power on scan function
  • Three programmable buttons
  • PC programmable
  • VOX capability for hands-free operation (Optional headset required)
Frequency coverage 446.00625–446.09375 MHz
(8 channels)
Output power 500 mW (ERP)
Audio output power
(at 5% distortion)
Internal speaker 1500 mW typ.
(with 8 Ω load)
External speaker 400 mW typ.
(with 8 Ω load)
(projections not included; W×H×D)
52.2× 186.1× 24.5 mm
(with BP-279)
Weight (approx.) 240 g (with BP-279)
Communication range*(approx.) 8 km (Wide open space)
Operating temperature –25°C to +55°C
IP rating IP67 (Dust-tight and waterproof protection)
Military standrad: MIL-STD-810-G

* Communication range may differ depending on operating environment or weather conditions, etc.

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 Induced

507.5 II

Salt Fog


Dust Blowing

510.5 I


512.5 I


514.6 I

Shock Functional

516.6 I

Shock Transit Drop

516.6 IV

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

Ingress Protection Standards (IC-F29SR and HM-168LWP)
Dust & Water

IP67 (Dust-tight and waterproof protection)

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

Supplied Accessories

  • Li-ion battery pack, BP-279
  • Belt clip, MB-133
  • Rapid charger, BC-213
  • AC adapter, BC-123SE/SUK*

* May differ depending on version

Catalogs / Brochures

Brochures Name Size
IC-F29SR 2.53MB
Business Radio Solutions(European Edition) 7.60MB

Instruction Manual / Guides