Icom IC-A25 Sport Pilots VHF Airband Transceiver

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A25 Sport VHF Airband Handheld Pilots Communication Transceiver Radio

The IC-A25C Airband Transceiver features a class-leading six-watt, high power, RF output which expands communication coverage for enhanced safety while operating the aircraft. The IP57 waterproof rating allows this radio to continue to operate even in severe weather. A large 2350 mAh Li-ion battery provides operation up to 10.5 hours. The easy to use interface combined with a large 2.3 inch display offers stress-free programming and in-flight operation. Frequently used functions are directly assigned to the 10-keypad allowing quick access to common functions while the enlarged, flat sheet keypad offers smooth and swift operation.



  • AA Battery case, BP-289
  • Headset adapter, OPC-2379
  • Antenna, FA-B02AR
  • Belt clip, MB-133
  • Hand strap
  • Owners manual


  • Operates with 6xAA alkaline batteries with the BP-289 battery case
  • Large 2.3-inch LCD display 
  • Day mode allows pilots to read the display in direct sunlight
  • Night mode makes reading at night easy
  • “Flip-Flop” channel recall stores the last 10 channels used 
  • Quick recall simply by using the directional keys or the channel knob
  • Intelligent battery pack allows on-screen battery status 
  • 10.5 hours of operating time with its 2350 mAh capacity battery
  • IP57 dust-protection and waterproof construction
  • BNC antenna
  • 121.5 MHz emergency key
  • Weather channels
  • Priority watch
  • VFO scan, memory-channel scan, and priority scan
  • ANL (Auto Noise Limiter) for noise reduction
  • Side tone function
  • Internal VOX capability
  • 300 memory channels (in 15 memory groups) with 12 character names
  • 8.33 kHz channel spacing


12.0 oz (340 g), with BP-288

Dimensions (not including projections):
2.3 × 5.8 × 1.3 in (58.9 × 148.4 × 31.8 mm) 

Frequency Range (COM channels):
Tx: 118.000 MHz to 136.975 MHz 
Rx: 118.000 MHz to 136.975 MHz 
Rx (Weather): 161.650 MHz to 163.275 MHz

Memory Channels:
300 channels, 15 groups

Channel Spacing:
25/8.33 kHz

Type of Emission:
6K00A3E, 5K60A3E, 16K0G3E (Weather)

Power Supply Requirement:
7.2V DC (BP-288), 11.0V DC (external DC jack)

Current Drain (approximately):
Tx high: <1.8A
Rx max. audio/stand-by: <500mA /90mA typical

Antenna Impedance:

Operating Temperature:
–10°C to 60°C (14°F to 140°F)


Output Power:
6.0/1.8 W typical (PEP/carrier), at 7.2V DC

Audio Harmonic Distortion:
<10%, at 60% modulation

Hum and Noise Ratio:
>35 dB

Spurious Emissions:
>46 dB
(Exclude fc±62.5 kHz for AM mode)
(Exclude fc±20.825 kHz for AM-N mode)

Frequency Stability:
±0.4 kHz


Intermediate Frequencies (1st/2nd):
46.35 MHz/450 kHz

NAV/COM: <0 dBµ (NAV/COM, 6 dB S/N)
WX: <-8 dBµ (12 dB SINAD)

Squelch Sensitivity:
<0 dBμ (AM), <–5 dBμ (FM), at threshold

Spurious Response:
>60 dB (AM), >30 dB (FM)

Hum and Noise:
>35 dB (at 30% modulation)

Audio Output Power:
>350 mW typical (8Ω load/60% Mod. at 10% distortion)

External Speaker Connector:
3-conductor 3.5 mm (1/8 in)/8Ω

Dust and Water:
IP57 (dust-protection and waterproof* protection)
* One meter depth for 30 minutes




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