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Rugged P25 Mobile Radio, Phase 1 and 2

P25 Phase 1 Conventional, Trunking*1 and Phase 2 Trunking*1Capable

DHS P25 CAP Certified (TIA-102) Compliant for Multiple Vendor Interoperability

Built-in Bluetooth®*2, Voice Recording, and P25 Packet Data (GPS)*1 Functions

Optional FIPS 140-2 Compliant AES Encryption Unit*1

IP55 Water Jet Resistant and Dust Protection

P25 Voting Scan*1 (P25 Conventional)

Enhanced Dual-Rate Vocoder, AMBE+2™

Up to 1024 Channel Capacity with 128 Zones

Optional Dual Head and COMMANDMIC™ Configurations

High Visibility Color LCD in Both Natural and Low Lighting Conditions

*1 License key upgrade required
*2 Version without Bluetooth also available. Ask your Dealer for details.

General Features

  • 700/800 MHz frequency bands
  • 1024 channels / 128 zones
  • High resolution color LCD and intuitive user interface
  • Large sized functions and four-direction buttons
  • Day and night mode display settings
  • Functions and menu items can be set in a language other than English (For example, French, Spanish, or Russian)
  • MIL-STD-810 G such as shock, vibration and temperature
  • IP55, water jet resistance and dust protection
  • Front panel programming option (ISL-P25FP License key required)
  • DTMF autodial

Operating Mode

  • P25 Phase 1 Conventional
  • P25 Phase 1 Trunking (ISL-P25TR License key required)
  • P25 Phase 2 Trunking (ISL-P25P2 and ISL-P25TR License keys required)
  • Analog mode
  • Analog/Digital mixed operation

Digital Functions (Voice and Data)

  • Over-the-Air Programming (OTAP) function (Conventional only) (CS-OTPM2 manager software required)
  • Individual, Group calls
  • Unit ID and Talkgroup display on receive
  • Status update and Status query
  • Short data messages (Up to 100 characters)
  • Transparent data transmission for conventional and trunked operation  (ISL-P25DS License key required)
  • GPS position - Tier1 location
  • Call Alert
  • Phone number list
  • Call Log

Analog Functions

  • CTCSS and DTCS tone
  • 2-Tone
  • MDC functions

Security and Safety

  • Optional UT-125FIPS FIPS 140-2 compliant AES/DES encryption unit and UT-134 non-FIPS AES/DES unit (ISL-P25AES License key required for AES encryption)
  • Capable of storing 64 AES/DES keys. Programmable for 32 Common Key Reference(CKR)
  • ARC4 40-bit software encryption (ISL-P25ARC4, ISL-P25AES and UT-125 or UT-134 required)
  • 8 software encryption keys using ARC4
  • Over-the-Air Rekeying (OTAR)
  • Analog inversion voice scrambler (16-codes)
  • Power ON password
  • Tactical group temporarily reconfigures user groups
  • Radio Stun/Kill/Revive
  • Remote monitor
  • Radio check
  • Power OFF emergency
  • Emergency button
  • Lone worker function
  • Advanced System Key (ASK) protects the radio from unauthorized programming (trunking system)

Scan Functions

  • Priority scan
  • Talkgroup scan
  • Voting scan for automatically selecting optimal repeater site (ISL-P25VS License key required)

Voice/Audio Functions

  • Voice announcement (Channel number and zone)
  • VOX function for hands-free operation
  • Voice recording/playback is saved to a microSD card (Up to 500 hours with a 32 GB card) (User supplied)
  • TX/RX active noise canceler
  • TX/RX audio equalizer (Flat, high/mid/low boost, low cut)
  • AF volume equalizing function adds high-pass filter to provide clear, intelligible audio, when increases the volume
  • Adjustable analog and digital volume level
  • Programmable ringer beep

Hardware Features

  • Built-in Bluetooth®*2 (Version 2.1 + EDR) for wireless audio and data
  • Third-party wireless Bluetooth®*2 headset (Like a 3M™ Peltor™ WS™ 5) can be used
  • Wireless radio programming over Bluetooth®*2
  • USB connector for data transfer or microSD card reader mode
  • Programmable D-SUB connector for external PTT, channel, horn, PA/RX speaker, ignition switch and dimmer control
  • Internal clock with time auto adjustment
  • Low voltage alert
  • Optional detached controller, dual head controller or COMMANDMIC™ configurations
  • Intercom function between dual head controller or COMMANDMIC™

*2 Version without Bluetooth also available. Ask your Dealer for details.

Multiple Controller Configurations

Bluetooth® connection has not been tested for all Bluetooth® compatible devices with this product. This does not guarantee that all devices will work with this product.


Frequency coverage
(* Depends on the transceiver version)
USA 769–775 MHz (RX/TX), 799–805 MHz (TX),
806–824 MHz (TX), 851–869 MHz (RX/TX)
EXP 764–776 MHz (RX/TX), 794–806 MHz (TX),
806–825 MHz (TX), 851–870 MHz (RX/TX)
Number of channels 1024 channels /128 zones
Type of emission
(* Depends on the transceiver version)
16K0F3E, 14K0F3E, 11K0F3E, 8K50F3E,
8K10F1E/F1D, 8K10F1W
Power supply requirement 13.6 V DC nominal
Current drain (approximate) Tx 14.0 A (at 35 W)
Rx 1.2 A /400 mA (Max. audio (external SP)/Standby)
Antenna impedance 50 Ω
Operating temperature range –30 °C to +60 °C, –22 °F to +140 °F
(W × H × D, Projections not included)
174 × 55 × 150 mm,
6.9 × 2.2 × 5.9 in
Weight (approximate) 1500 g, 3.3 lb


Output power (Hi, L2, L1) USA 30 W, 15 W, 2 W (769–775, 799–805 MHz),
35 W, 15 W, 2 W (806–824, 851–869 MHz)
EXP 30 W, 15 W, 2 W (764–776, 794–806 MHz),
35 W, 15 W, 2 W (806–825, 851–870 MHz)
Frequency stability ±1.0 ppm
Spurious emissions 80 dB typical
FSK error 1% typical (C4FM), 3% typical (H-CPM)
Maximum frequency deviation ±5.0 kHz (25 kHz),
±4.0 kHz (20 kHz),
±2.5 kHz (12.5 kHz)
FM hum and noise 55 dB typical (25/20/12.5 kHz)
Audio harmonic distortion 0.5% typical (AF 1kHz 40% deviation)


Sensitivity Digital (5% BER) 0.22 μV typical (C4FM/H-DQPSK)
Analog (12 dB SINAD) 0.22 μV typical (25/20/12.5 kHz)
Adjacent channel selectivity Digital 65 dB typ. (@C4FM, TIA-102)
63 dB typ. (@H-DQPSK, TIA-102)
Analog 75/70/57 dB typical (25/20/12.5 kHz, TIA-603B)
75/70/68 dB typical (25/20/12.5 kHz, TIA-603)
Spurious response rejection 80 dB typical
Intermodulation rejection Digital 75 dB typical (C4FM/H-DQPSK)
Analog 75 dB typical (25/20/12.5 kHz)
Audio output power Internal SP 4.0 W typical (at 5% distortion with 4 Ω load)
External SP 4.0 W typical (at 5% distortion with 4 Ω load)

Measurements made in accordance with TIA-102 (P25), TIA-603 (FM Wide/middle/narrow).
All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications & IP Rating

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

MIL-810 G
Method Procedure
Low Pressure 500.5 I, II
High Temperature 501.5 I, II
Low Temperature 502.5 I, II
Temperature Shock 503.5 I-C
Solar Radiation 505.5 I
Rain Blowing/Drip 506.5 I, III
Humidity 507.5 II
Salt Fog 509.5
Dust Blowing 510.5 I
Vibration 514.6 I
Shock 516.6 I, IV

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

Ingress Protection Standard
Dust & Water IP55 (Dust-protection and water jet resistance)

Some functions and options will be available in the future.

Supplied Accessories

  • Hand microphone, HM-220
  • DC power cable
  • Mounting bracket kit
  • Microphone hanger

(May differ or not supplied according to version)

Catalogs / Brochures

Brochures Name Size
IC-F7540 2.41MB
Professional Radios 12.11MB

Instruction Manual / Guides

Name Model Name Note
PRECAUTIONS (French) IC-F7510/IC-F7520/IC-F7540