VHF MARINE TRANSCEIVER

IC-M37

6 Watt VHF with Float'n Flash and 12 Hours of Operation

360°View

Large Keys and Easy-to-Grip Design

6 W RF Output Power

700 mW Audio Output

More than 12 Hours* of Long-Lasting Operating Time (with BP-296)

* TX: RX: Standby = 5 : 5 : 90.

Channel History Function Stores the Last Five Channels Used for Easy Recall

Float'n Flash Function

The radio floats with a flashing LED light to help you retrieve it from the water.

 

Float'n Flash Function Movie

And More

  • IP57 dust-protection and waterproof protection (1 m depth of water for 30 minutes)
  • Low Battery Alert function
  • Voice Loud and Mute function enables to temporary maximize/mute the volume
  • AquaQuake™ function prevents audio degradation from a water-logged speaker
  • Dualwatch and Tri-Watch functions
  • Favorite Channel function
  • Instant access to channel 16 and the Call channel
  • BP-296 user replaceable Li-ion battery pack supplied
  • Weather channels with Weather Alert function

General

Frequency range TX 156.025–157.425 MHz
RX 156.050–163.275 MHz
Usable channel groups INT, USA, CAN, WX channels
Type of emission 16K0G3E
Current drain
(at 3.7 V DC)
TX (6.0 W/1.0 W output) 2.75 A/1.0 A
RX
(Max. audio. Inter SP/Exter SP)
0.4 A/0.2 A
Operating temperature range -20 °C to +60 °C, -4 °F to +140 °F
Antenna impedance 50 Ω
Dimensions (W×H×D)
(Projections not included)
59.7 × 140.5 × 38.7 mm,
2.4 × 5.5 × 1.5 in
Weight (approximate) 293 g, 10.3 oz
(with BP-296, antenna and belt clip)

Transmitter

Output power (Hi/Low) 6 W/1 W
Max. frequency deviation ±5.0 kHz
Frequency stability ±10 ppm
Spurious emissions –68 dBc typical

Receiver

Sensitivity (at 12 dB SINAD) 0.25 μV typical
Squelch sensitivity (Threshold) 0.25 μV typical
Adjacent channel selectivity 70 dB typical
Spurious response 70 dB typical
Intermodulation 70 dB typical
Hum and noise 40 dB
Audio output power
(at 10% distortion)
Internal SP 0.7 W typical
( 8 Ω load)
External SP 0.3 W typical
( 4 Ω load)

Measurements made in accordance with TIA/EIA-603.
All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications

Standard
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
Immersion 512.5 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
Water IP57 dust protection and waterproof protection


 

Supplied accessories

・    BP-296 battery pack
・    BC-235 desktop charger
・    BC-217SA/SE* AC adapter
・    FA-SC59V antenna
・    MB-133 belt clip
・    Hand strap
* May differ or not supplied, depending on the transceiver version.

Catalogs / Brochures

Brochures Name Size
IC-M37 20.67MB
Marine Products 18.94MB

Instruction Manual / Guides

Name Model Name Note
Basic Manual (Spanish) IC-M37
INSTRUCTION MANUAL IC-M37/IC-M37E