Superior Waterproof Protection

Firefighters, Police, Security, Oil industry and Public utilities. Each profession has its own unique challenges, but all have one thing in common: the need for reliable communications. Icom’s IC-F50/F60 offers a compact waterproof, MIL STD package. The Voice/Vibrate version is perfect for volunteer fire and EMS units combining radio and pager functionality. Rain or shine, this radio keeps you in contact in nearly any environment.
Icom taking it to the extreme – rugged radios for rugged terrain
A South American resort implements an Icom repeater and radios for their HeliSkiing operation. Radios featured include the IC-4001, IC-F50 and the IC-F5021.
IP67 waterproof protection
The gasket sealed waterproof housing provides superior IP67 waterproof protection (1m dept for 30 minutes). Reliable and dependable use in harsh conditions such as rain, snow, sudden change in temperature, makes the F50/F60 the radio for all situations.
Vibration alert function
When a pre-programmed 2-tone/5-tone code or call from a specific user (MDC mode only) is received, the radio vibrates powerfully enough to be felt through heavy clothing. Available on specific versions only.
8 minute voice recorder
When When a pre-programmed 2-tone/5-tone code or a SelCall (MDC mode only) is received, the voice recorder automatically starts recording the incoming message. You will not miss an important call even when you are temporarily away from the radio. You can manually start recording incoming calls and also your own message. It records up to a maximum of 8 minutes (Or up to 48 calls of 10 sec. recording time). Available on specific versions only.
128 Channels / 8 zones
The large capacity of 128 memory channels with 8 memory zones allows you to divide and store a variety of channels from local to wide area network channels.
700mW audio output
Loud 700mW* audio output with the built-in BTL amp. The built-in audio compander provides clear, low noise communications. Improved bass characteristics also betters the audio quality.
* Typical with internal speaker.
8-Character LCD display
The 8-character alphanumeric display shows channel, bank, tone code and scanning channel names on the display. 7 operational icons on the sub-line show various status at a glance.
Lone worker function
When the radio is not operated for a preset period (1 to 255 min.), the radio sounds a beep and requires you to push the emergency button. If the emergency button is not pushed for a preset time (1 to 255 sec.), an emergency signal automatically transmits and informs your co-worker or dispatcher that something may have happened to the individual worker.
CTCSS/DTCS/2-Tone/5-Tone signaling
se the built-in CTCSS, DTCS, 2-Tone, 5-Tone and MDC signaling capabilities to set up your talk group or selective calling. The IC-F50V can decode ten 2-Tone codes or eight 5- Tone codes on a channel. When a matched tone is received, the following actions are programmable for each code.

  • Bell icon
  • Answer back call
  • Beep sound
  • Auto transmit
  • Radio Stun/Kill/Revive
  • Voice recorder
  • Vibration alert

The following selective calling and ANI features are available with the built-in MDC signaling.

  • PTT ID
  • Radio check
  • Caller ID
  • Call alert
  • SelCall
  • Emergency, emergency mic monitoring
  • 500 Aliases
  • Status/message
  • Radio stun/revive

Mode dependent scan
In the mode dependent setting, the scanning setting is dependent on the operating channel. When you change the operating channel, the scanning list automatically changes to the operating channel setting. It is convenient when you move to a different operating area and change an operating channel, you don’t have to change the scanning setting.
Enhanced scanning
The Tx channel while scanning can be programmed per scanning list. The talk back function allows you to transmit on the channel detected after scanning resumes after a preset time, prior to the Tx channel setting. The nuisance delete function temporarily deletes a busy channel from the scanning list. Backlight at stop scan automatically turns on the LCD backlight when the scan stops.

Other Features

  • Inversion type *1 voice scrambler built-in
  • Optional VOX headsets available
  • Power ON password
  • Radio stun/kill/revive
  • 8 DTMF autodial
  • Normal and priority scans
  • 2-step power saver and 2-step low battery beep
  • Busy, repeater lockout functions

*1 Inversion type voice scrambler is not compatible with UT-109/UT-110 voice scrambler. UT-109/UT-110 cannot be physically installed into the IC-F50V.