Icom Aviation Radios

Ben Evans

Here you will find a comprehensive guide to the current line-up of Air-Band handheld and mounted Icom radios. Click the blow links to be taken to more information about the specific radio you are looking at. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us, we are always happy to help.

Icom Airband Radios:

  • Icom IC-A16E
  • Icom IC-A25CE
  • Icom IC-A25NE
  • Icom IC-A120E

Icom IC-A16E

AIR BAND VHF Handheld Transceiver


  • 8.33 kHz and 25 kHz channel Spacing
  • 1500 mW loud audio provides clear communications
  • 6 W (PEP) output power
  • Built-in Bluetooth® for Hands-Free Operations1
  • Large capacity battery pack provides 17 hours** of long battery life
  • Compact, waterproof durable body (IP67/54 and MIL-STD-810-G)
  • LCD and key backlight for night time operation
  • Compatible* with third-party aviation headsets
  • Auto Noise Limiter (ANL) for noise reduction
  • Side Tone function
  • Internal VOX capability
  • 200 memory channels with 8 character names
  • BNC type antenna connector

Included Accessories:

  • BP280 Battery
  • BC213 rapid charger
  • BC242 AC adapter
  • FAB02AR antenna
  • MB133 Belt Clip & Hand Strap

Additional Accessories (Sold separately):


  • BP278 Li-Ion battery: 7.2V/1190mAh (typ.), 1130 mAh (min.)
  • BP279 Li-Ion battery: 7.2V/1570mAh (typ.), 1485 mAh (min.)
  • BP280 Li-Ion battery: 7.2V/2400mAh (typ.), 2280 mAh (min.) (AS SUPPLIED)

Desktop Charger:

  • BC213 Rapid Charger for the BP278, BP279 or BP280 (AS SUPPLIED)
  • BC123SV AC Adaptor
  • BC242 AC adaptor - Multi-Plug (AS SUPPLIED)


  • BC214 Charges up to six transceivers and/or batteries at the same time
    (Requires AD130 - Supplied with unit)
  • BC157S AC Adaptor
  • AD130 Charger adapter

Vehicle Charger Cable:

  • CP23L In Car Vehicle charging (use with BC213)

DC Power Cables:

  • OPC-515L DC Power Cable - For use with BC213
  • OPC-656 DC Power Cable - For use with BC214

Charger Bracket:

  • MB130 Charger Bracket for use with BC213

Remote Audio Options:

  • HM240 Speaker microphone - Waterproof
  • VS3 Bluetooth® Headset
  • OPC-2401 Headset Adapter

Belt Clip & Hangers:

  • MB133 Belt Clip (AS SUPPLIED)
  • MB96N Belt Hanger - Swivel Type
  • MB96F Belt Hanger -Fixed Type
  • MB96FL