8.33/25 kHz Ground to Air Radio with Class Leading 1500 mW Powerful Audio

8.33 kHz and 25 kHz Channel Spacing

1500 mW Loud Audio Provides Clear Communications

6 W (PEP) /1.8 W (Carrier) RF Output Power

Built-in Bluetooth® for Hands-Free Operation*

* Bluetooth operation depending on the transceiver version.

Large Capacity Battery Pack Provides 17 hours* of Long Battery Life

* With BP-280. Typical operation with
TX : RX : Standby = 5:5:90. (Bluetooth OFF, backlight OFF)

Compact, Waterproof Durable Body (IP67/54 and MIL-STD-810-G)

LCD and Key Backlight for Night Time Operation

Compatible* with Third-Party Aviation Headsets

* Optional headset adapter OPC-2401 required.

Other Features

  • Auto Noise Limiter (ANL) for noise reduction
  • Side Tone function
  • Internal VOX capability
  • 200 memory channels with names up to 8 characters
  • BNC type antenna connector


Frequency range TX/RX : 118.000–136.992 MHz
Number of memory channels 200 channels
Channel spacing 8.33 kHz*/25 kHz (* May differ depending on the country.)
Type of emission 6K80A3E, 5K00A3E
Power supply requirement 7.2 V DC
Current drain (approximate) TX High 1.8 A
RX Stand-by 65 mA typical
Max. audio 650 mA
Antenna impedance 50 Ω (BNC type antenna connector)
Operating temperature range –20°C to +55°C
Dimensions (W×H×D)
(Projections not included)
52.2 × 111.8 × 34.1 mm (with BP-280)
Weight (approximate) 257 g (with BP-280)


Output power (at 7.2 V DC) 6.0 W (PEP), 1.8 W (carrier)
Audio harmonic distortion Less than 10% (at 85% + 3 dB modulation)
Harmonics spurious emissions Less than –36 dBm
(Except for operating frequency ±1 MHz.)
Frequency stability ±1 ppm


Intermediate frequencies

46.35 MHz (1st), 450 kHz (2nd)

Sensitivity Less than 0 dBμ
(at 12 dB SINAD with CCITT)
Squelch sensitivity (Threshold) Less than 0 dBμ
Spurious response More than 70 dB
Hum and noise More than 40 dB (at 90% modulation)
Audio output power INT SP 1500 mW typical
EXT SP More than 350 mW
(AM 8 Ω 60% modulation at 10% distortion)
External speaker connector 3 conductor 3.5 (d) mm

Measurements made in accordance with EN300 676-2.

Applicable U.S. Military Specifications

MIL-810 G
Low Pressure 500.5 I, II
High Temperature 501.5 I, II
Low Temperature 502.5 I, II
Temperature Shock 503.5 I-C
Solar Radiation 505.5 I
Rain Blowing/Drip 506.5 I, III
Humidity 507.5 II
Salt Fog 509.5
Dust Blowing 510.5 I
Immersion 512.5 I
Vibration 514.6 I
Shock 516.6 I, IV

Also meets equivalent MIL-STD-810 -C, -D, -E and -F.

Applicable IP Rating

Ingress Protection Standard
Dust and Water IP67/IP54


Supplied Accessories

・    BP-280 battery pack
・    BC-213 rapid charger
・    BC-242 AC adapter
・    FA-B02AR antenna
・    MB-133 belt clip
・    Hand strap
(* Not supplied, depending on the transceiver version.)

Catalogs / Brochures

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