ICOM Handheld VHF Marine Transceiver, 5/3/1 W Marine Channel, 2/1 W LMR Channels|M85

ICOM M85, Marine VHF 5W handheld; 100 land mobile programmable channels (2W)

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The M85 is the smallest, lightest and toughest radio on the market today! The M85 can withstand hazardous and inhospitable environments at sea and on land, as it is built to MIL-STD 810. The IP67 water-proof rating protects the radio, even if dropped in the water. Yacht and commercial customers like the M85 because of the 100 programmable land mobile channels, as well as the easy-to-use built in voice scrambler for private communications. The M85 is full of the features you need including an automated emergency alarm.

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Item Name

Handheld VHF Marine Transceiver




Amperage Rating

Marine Transmit to 1.5 A at 5 W, Land Mobile Transmit to 0.9 A at 2 W, Receive to 0.45 A Maximum Audio

Audio Output Power

700 mW Typical at 10% Distortion with 12 Ohm Load (Internal Speaker); 700 mW Typical at 10% Distortion with 8 Ohm Load (External Speaker)

Battery Type



156.025 to 157.425 MHz Marine Transmitter; 156.050 to 163.275 MHz Marine Receiver; 136 to 174 MHz Land Mobile Transmitter/Receiver


50 Ohm Antenna

Power Rating

5/3/1 W Marine Channel; 2/1 W LMR Channel

Scanning Modes

Dual/Tri-Watch, Priority Scan

Temperature Rating

-4 to 140 deg F Marine, -22 to 140 deg F LMR

Voltage Rating

7.2 VDC Nominal

Waterproof Rating


Frequency Deviation

+/-5 kHz Wide; +/-2.5 kHz Narrow

Spurious Emissions

-70 dBc Typical

Frequency Stability

+/-5 ppm

Battery Capacity

2010 mAh


8.7 oz (with BP-290, FA-SC58V, and MBB-3)