At 6W, the Icom M73 boasts the highest available transmit power in a compact, ergonomic design. With Icomís best-ever protection against water intrusion, this radio has been tested to survive after being in 4.9' of water for 30 minutes. Also features 700mW audio output power in itís internal speaker, and an 18-hour battery life. Meets MIL-STD810 military standards. The Icom M73 PLUS also features voice recording and playback and active noise canceling. Icom IC-M73/M73Plus VHF Radio Manual (.pdf) Icom IC-M73/M73Plus VHF Radio Brochure (.pdf)
Icom's IC-M73 and IC-M73 PLUS Features:
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 Icomís 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-M73ís 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.
AquaQuake water draining function
Dual/Tri-Watch function for monitoring Channel 16 and/or call channel
4 level battery indicator
Favorite channel and tag scan functions
Auto power save function
Icom IC-M73 PLUS exclusive additional Features
Active noise cancelling technology: The built-in bidirectional active noise cancelling reduces background noise to up to 90% and improves both your transmitted voice and incoming call. You will hear better and clearer!
Bass boost function: The signal processing technology emphasizes low-pitched sound to provide a rich bass sound for both transmit and receive signals.
Last call voice recording: The last call voice recording function automatically saves the last incoming call for 1 minute. You can also start recording manually. You will not miss an important call.
In the box: Icom IC-M73 or ICM73PLUS VHF Marine Radio, Battery pack (BP-245N), Antenna (FA-S64V), Rapid desktop charger (BC-210), cigarette lighter cable (CP-25H), AC adapter (BC-123SA or BC-123SE), Belt clip (MB-103), Hand strap and instruction manual.