Icom IC-GM1600 MED


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Icom’s IC-GM1600 Marine VHF handheld is designed for GMDSS compliant survival craft communications. The radio is engineered to survive and function in the extreme environmental conditions common in marine emergencies and brings the latest Search and Rescue technology to the marketplace. The IC-GM1600 Meets strict environmental requirements for GMDSS survival craft radio and meets “Wheel mark” MED certification.



  • “Wheel mark” MED certification
  • Waterproof protection equivalent to IPx7
  • New Water Shed Feature – Clears water from the speaker
  • High capacity BP-234 Lithium battery pack
  • Optional Speaker Microphone
  • Wide viewing angle LCD
  • Highly visible Yellow coloured body
  • One touch access to Channel 16


  • BP-234 Lithium battery
  • BP-252 Li-Ion battery
  • BC-173 desktop charger
  • Charger adapter
  • Hand strap
  • MB-103 belt clip
  • Antenna
  • Handbook


  • Frequency Range (Tx/Rx) 156.300–156.875MHz
  • Mode FM (16K0G3E)
  • Power supply requirement 7.5/7.2V DC nominal
  • Current drain
  • (at 7.5/7.2V DC)
  • Tx 2W output 1.0A
  • 1W output 0.7A
  • Rx AF max. 200mA
  • Operating temperature range
  • -20°C to °60°C; -4°F to +140°F
  • Antenna Impedance 50Ω (SMA fixed type)
  • Dimensions (W×H×D)
  • (Projections not included)
  • 65 × 145 × 44 mm;
  • 29/16 × 523/32 (H) × 123/32 in
  • Weight (approx.) 385g; 13.6oz (with BP-234)