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New, IC-A15 Ground Crew Aviation Handheld Radio From Icom

New, IC-A15 Ground Crew Aviation Handheld Radio From Icom

The IC-A15 from Icom, is a new air band transceiver designed to be used by ground crew working in airports and airfields. The IC-A15 is compact, lightweight and has a high capacity Lithium-Ion battery pack (2000mAh) so it can be used all day. It has great audio output to cut through environmental noise. And it’s built really, really rugged...and rain-resistant too...enough for the rigours of the aviation market.

Just check out some of the interesting features of this new radio:

Get your Communications heard.
5 watts of transmit power are built-in, enough to cover the largest of airports and get signals through and around thick walls and metal hangars. In addition 700mW of crisp, clear audio is provided by the built-in BTL amplifier which should make sure communications get heard.

Easy to use, even for high turnover environments.
The IC-A15 is really easy to operate and ideal for large companies where the radio may be used by shift workers. The full-featured keypad allows direct input of channels and frequencies. 200 Memory channels and 8 alphanumeric LCD characters per channel allow you to allocate specific users a channel on the radio. A low battery indication and beep alert are also standard features.

Long lasting battery life, more than enough for shift work
The IC-A15 comes with a large Lithium-Ion battery pack (2000mAh) that can provide up to 18 hours of operation. Being Li-ion, it has superior weight-performance ratio.

Compact, Rugged, lightweight
More power is housed in a smaller, lighter package. Carrying the lightweight IC-A15 on the belt will be less of a hassle for ground workers. The IC-A15 also meets strict military specifications (MIL STD MIL-810C/D/E/F) for ruggedness. The water resistant construction, equivalent to IPX4, provides reliable operation in wet conditions.

Various charging options
The BC-179 desktop charger securely holds and charges the battery, even in bumpy conditions. The charger may be powered by an optional cigarette lighter cable, CP-22. An “AA” backup battery case, BP-261, is also available.

The list price of the IC-A15 is £200.00 ex.VAT and is available from authorised Icom dealers.

Ian Lockyer, Marketing Manager of Icom UK Ltd said, ‘The simple to use IC-A15 is an ideal ‘work horse’ ground to air radio for airports and airfields. The no-nonsense design will make it an important communication choice for airport operators.’

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