Icom M73 Hand Held VHF

SKU: 1002130 - UPC: 731797024428 - MPN: M73-21
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  • Waterproof construction makes this radio an ant choice in rainy weather conditions
  • LCD display and touch button controls allow easy interaction with the device
  • Up to 18 hours of battery life, experience uninterrupted connection
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Icom M73 Hand Held VHF Product Description

Slim, hourglass body and wide viewing angle LCD
The IC-M73 has a stylish, ergonomic design. A durable and rugged body provides for user-friendly operation and long life. A wide viewing angle, high intensity LCD offers bright, easy to read characters.

IPX8 Submersible Plus™
The IC-M73 continues to offer Icom's best waterproof protection. The radio has been tested to survive after being submersed in 1.5m (4.9ft) depth of water for 30 minutes.

700mW Loud audio
The IC-M73 uses a BTL (bridge-tied load) amplifier that doubles the audio output. Its internal speaker delivers a loud 700mW audio output with clear sound.

6W RF Output power
The IC-M73's 6 Watts of transmit power will provide extended communication range for the user. A large capacity Lithium-Ion battery allows for 16 hours of operation, under normal conditions*. * Typical operation with 5:5:90 duty ratio. 18 hours for basic version.


Frequency Range
Usable channel groups INT, USA, CAN, WX channels
Type of emission 16K0G3E (FM)
Current drain (at 7.4V DC)
  Tx (at 6W output)
  Rx (Max. audio (Int SP/Ext SP)
1.5A typical
Operating temperature range -20°C to +60°C; -4°F to +140°F
Antenna Impedance 50Ω (STUD)
Dimensions (WXHXD)
(Projections not included)
52.5X125X30 mm
2.07X4.92X1.18 in
Weight (approx.) 320g; 11.3oz (With BP-245N, FA-S64V, MB-103)
Output power (Hi/Low) 6W/3W/1W
Max. frequency deviation ± 5.0 kHz
Frequency error ±10ppm
Audio harmonic distortion Less than 10% (at 60% dev.)
Spurious emissions -68dBc
Adjacent channel power 70dB
Audio harmonic distortion Less than 10% (at 60% dev.)
Residual modulation 40dB
Sensitivity 0.22μV typ. (at 12dB SINAD)
Squelch sensitivity
0.35 V typ. (at threshold)
Adjacent Channel Selectivity 70dB typical
Spurious response 70dB typical
Intermodulation 70dB typical
Hum and noise ratio 40dB typical
Audio output power

Internal speaker
External speaker



700mW typ. (at 10% distortion, 8Ω load)
350mW typ. (at 10% distortion, 8Ω load)



  • Cigarette lighter cable (CP25H)
  • AC adapter (BC123SA)
  • Rapid charger (BC210)
  • Battery pack (BP245N)
  • Belt clip (MB103)
  • Antenna (FAS64V)
  • Hand strap
  • Owner's manual
  • Warranty: 3 years

M73 is very suitable for commercial marine market and radio users who are familiar with Icom's famous M72 VHF handheld device. M73 has 6 watts of high transmit power and waterproof Ipx8 submersible structure. The M73 also promotes the popular hourglass body shape and comfortable side grip, enabling intuitive one-handed operation. The M73 also has a 700mW high volume audio output and approximately 18 hours of working time. Using the interface design with large direction buttons, users can quickly access menu items and broadcast functions. The compact radio has undergone rigorous durability tests and meets the Mil-Std 810 specification. M73 provides reliable audio, sturdy structure and easy operation-very suitable for professional sailors and current M72 radio users. It is compatible with most M72 handheld accessories and will also include other accessories.

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Icom M73 Hand Held VHF Technical Specifications


Communication | VHF - Handheld




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Icom M73 Hand Held VHF

$199.99 $315.00 ( / )