Icom A16 Air Band VHF COM Handheld Transceiver w/Bluetooth [A16B]
A16 Air Band VHF COM Handheld Transceiver with Bluetooth
The A16 is the ideal flight companion for the student pilot. This radio practically pays for itself by saving pilots both engine hours and fuel during preflight communications with the tower. Users appreciate the A16’s compact, waterproof design for one-hand operation for working on the flight line, using it for backup in any aircraft, or for use by ground crew. Its 2400mAh Li-ion battery lasts over 17 hours and the radio includes a nice sit-in rapid charger.
Output Power: 6W typ. (PEP), 1.8W (CW)
Channel Spacing: 8.33kHz/25kHz
Channels: 200 with 10 memory banks
Battery Life: 2400mAh Li-ion battery, up to 17 hours *Typical operation; Tx:Rx:Stand-by duty ratio = 5:5:90, Bluetooth/backlight OFF
Versions: Communications Only, Communications Only with Bluetooth®
Air band radios are usually operated in high noise environments, so it is essential for the pilot’s radio to provide loud audio. The A16 internal speaker delivers a loud 1500mW audio output with clear sound to cut through cabin or tarmac noise.
Bluetooth® version offers hands-free operation
Loud, durable, easy-to-use
Full keypad to input the channel or frequency directly
Exclusive button for 121.5MHz emergency channel
Sidetone function to hear your own voice via a third party aviation headset