M88 Intrinsically Safe Submersible Handheld VHF Radio

M88 Intrinsically Safe Submersible Handheld VHF Radio

M88 Intrinsically Safe Submersible Handheld VHF Radio

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Icom M88 Intrinsically Safe Submersible Handheld VHF Radio is a great choice for commercial fishermen & weekend anglers because of a small, rugged design. The self-check feature monitors the radio for water intrusion, internal temperature and over voltage. 1700mAh Li-ion battery which supplies 20 hours of operation. 22 free channels reserved for land mobile use.

MFG# IC-M88 11

IC-M88 11


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Icom M88 Handheld VHF Radio, Intrinsically Safe for Hazardous Environments

Commercial-grade Marine VHF with Land Mobile Channels

This IS version of the Icom IC-M88 conforms to intrinsically safe rating of the FMRC (Factory Mutual Research Corporation). It can be used in many hazardous marine environments such as petroleum tankers and bulk cargo carrier. Ask your dealer for details.

Tough Construction, Superior Waterproofing

The IC-M88 IS is built tough to withstand hazardous and inhospitable environments at sea and on land. Even if the IC-M88 IS is dropped into water, complete waterproofing (JIS-7) will protect it from harm. The compact and durable body meets military specifications (MIL-STD).

22 Programmable Channels for Land Use

The IC-M88 IS has 22 programmable channels reserved for land use (146–174MHz). Wide/narrow channel spacing is programmable for each channel, and CTCSS and DTCS signaling is built-in.

Li-Ion Battery for Extra Long Battery Life

With the FM approved, 1700mAh Li-Ion battery pack, get up to 20 hours of talk time without "memory effect" (Typical operation: 5% TX, 5% RX, 90% standby). A 6 unit rapid charger is optional.

Simple Operation

6 clearly labeled buttons on the front panel and the volume/power knob maximize simplicity of operation. Even when wearing gloves, the large buttons are easy to operate. A large, clear LCD with backlighting and backlit buttons make night time operation simple.

Waterproof Speaker-mic, HM-138 IS

An optional waterproof speaker-microphone, the HM-138 IS, provides reliable operation, even with the IC-M88 IS securely on your belt.

Additional Features:

  • Auto WX scan and WX Alert function
  • Simple Up/Down switches for operating channel selection
  • Instant access to Ch. 16 and Ch. 9
  • Simple add/delete TAG scanning operation
  • Powerful 5W output
  • Two Step power saver
  • Four Level battery indicator
  • The self check function checks internal temperature, connected battery voltage (over voltage detection), and water intrusion

In the box:

  • IC-M88 IS Handheld VHF
  • Li-Ion Battery Pack
  • Battery Charger
  • AC Adapter
  • Swivel Belt Clip & hand strap
  • Antenna
  • Owner's manual