IC-A23 - VHF Air Band Transceiver (NAV + COM)
ICOM is the name pilots have come to know and trust. Fly the airwaves
with the latest ICOM airband transceiver! Measuring only 2 9/32(W) X
4 7/32(H) X 1 1/8(D) in., it is nearly half the size of the IC-A22,
and another third as small as the IC-A21. Yet, it is every inch an
ICOM, chock full of the useful features you've come to rely on.
Its palm size is very convenient for carrying on your belt with the
supplied belt clip. The IC-A23 has water resistant construction,
equivalent to JIS-4 grade, which allows safe operation in rainy
- Full 5 Watt output power
- All 760 com channels (118.000 MHz - 136.975 MHz)
- VOR navigation (Rx only, 108.000 MHz - 117.975 MHz)
- 25 kHz tuning steps
- 200 memory channels with 6 character names
- PC programmable functions and memory channels
- Dimensions: 2.3W x 4.2H x 1.1D in
- Weight: 12 oz
The IC-A23 has a VOR navigation function, which indicates the bearing to or
from the VOR station. A Course Deviation Indicator (CDI)
shows the deviation between your flying course and the
desired course. In CDI mode, the ABSS (Auto Bearing Set
System) function allows you to center your flying course
in one touch. The IC-A23 is capable of semi-duplex
operation in navigation mode.
- Ergonomic design
Well labeled and well spaced keys are easy to operate, even while wearing
gloves. The back mounted battery puts the weight of the
unit in your palm, allowing a comfortable grip. The wide
and large LCD lets you see every readout at a
- Easy controls
Volume and channel selection can be controlled by the rotary selector on
the top panel, or Up/Down switches on the front. You can
change the assignment at your convenience. The volume
level and channel number are displayed during adjustment.
- Voice recorder
Received conversation can be recorded and played back with the built-in voice recorder.
Recorded contents can be transmitted and kept even with power off, or when the battery is
- Water resistant
The IC-A23 has water resistant construction, equivalent to JIS-4 grade,
which allows safe operation in rainy conditions.
- And more:
- One touch access to 121.5 MHz emergency channel
- Large capacity Ni-MH battery pack NOAA weather channels
- Innovative "TAG" scanning and memory bank scanning
- ANL (Auto Noise Limiter) for noise reduction
- Low battery alert
- Backlit display and keypad for night operation
- Don't need Nav?
The IC-A5 is a perfect choice for pilots who do not need VOR
navigation features in their handhelds. The IC-A5 offers uncompromising
communications capability of the IC-A23 without a VOR receiver.