More Distance, Louder and Clearer Audio– Reliable Radio Communication Tool


7 W Output Power Plus New Antenna Provides 1.5 Times* More Communication Distance

* Wide open space. Approximate, comparing the IC-G86 with the IC-G80. Communication range may differ depending on operating environment or weather conditions, etc.

1500 mW Powerful Audio and 1.5 Times* Higher Sound Pressure

* Approximate, comparing the IC-G86 with the IC-G80.

Optional 1500 mW Speaker-Microphone, HM-222HLWP

* For the transceiver with a "U" mark on the serial number label.

Dust-Protection, Water Resistance and a Tough Body
(IP54 and MIL-STD 810G)

19 Hours* of Long Lasting Battery Life

* At EX Hi Power mode. TX : RX : standby = 5 : 5 : 90 (The Power Save function is on.)

200 Channels with 5-character Alphanumeric Display

Automatic DTMF Transmission Linked to PTT
(on Pressing PTT (Log-in) / on Releasing PTT (Log-off))

Durable BNC Type Antenna Connector

Made in Japan Quality and Reliability

Other Features

  • The rotary knob on the top panel is assignable either to volume control or channel selector
  • Supplied BC-240, battery charger with a charging control function that prolongs the life of the battery
  • Integrated VOX function
  • Built-in CTCSS and DTCS encoder/decoder
  • Priority, memory, skip and tone scanning


Frequency range
(TX/RX guaranteed range)

136–174 MHz
(EX Hi power TX : 144–160 MHz)

Type of emissions

F2D, F3E (FM, FM-N)

Number of channels

200 channels

Antenna impedance

50 Ω

Power supply requirement

7.5 V DC

Operating temperature range

–20˚C to +60˚C, –4°F to +140°F

Frequency stability

±2.5 ppm (–20˚C to +60˚C, –4°F to +140°F)

Current drain

(For the transceiver  with a "U" mark on the serial number label.)

(EX Hi/Hi/Mid/Low)
1.6/1.4/1.0/0.5 A typical
EXP1: 1.6/1.5/1.0/0.5 A typ.
EXP2: 1.6/1.4/0.9/0.5 A typ.
(Max. audio)
450 mA typ. (INT SP),
190 mA typ. (EXT SP, Single end)
450 mA typ. (EXT SP, BTL)
Dimensions (W×H×D) (Projections not included)

58.6 × 112 × 30.5 mm, 2.3 × 4.4 × 1.2 in (with BP-298)

Weight (Approximate) 300 g, 10.6 oz (with BP-298, FA-B57V)


Output power

7.0/5.5/2.5/0.5 W (EX Hi/Hi/Mid/Low)

Maximum frequency deviation

±5.0 kHz/±2.5 kHz (Wide/Narrow)

Spurious emissions

–80 dB typical

External microphone connector

3-conductor 2.5 (d) mm (1/10")/2.2 kΩ



–124 dBm typical

Squelch sensitivity –126 dBm typical
Selectivity (Wide/Narrow) 75 dB typical/70 dB typical

65 dB typical

Audio output power
(5% distortion with 8 Ω load)

(For the transceiver  with a "U" mark on the serial number label.)

Internal SP

1500 mW typical

External SP

450 mW typical (single end)
1500 mW typical (BTL, HM-222HLWP connected) 

External speaker connector

3-conductor 3.5 (d) mm (1⁄8")/ 8 Ω

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

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications

MIL-810 G
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.

Applicable IP Rating

Ingress Protection Standard
Dust and Water IP54 (Dust-protection, water resistance)

All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation

Supplied Accessories

  • BP-298, battery pack
  • BC-240, desktop charger
  • BC-242, AC adapter
  • MB-124, belt clip
  • FA-B57V, antenna

Catalogs / Brochures

Brochures Name Size
IC-G86 2.43MB

Instruction Manual / Guides

Name Model Name Note