A compact design, hourglass body-shape and comfortable side grips give the IC-M72 an outstanding “form factor” – it’s easy to use with just one hand!
The IC-M72’s 6 Watts*1 of transmit power can carry a conversation a long way. A large capacity 2000mAh Lithium-Ion battery allows for 15–16 hours of operation, under normal conditions*2.
*1 5W for Australia version,
*2 5% Transmit, 5% Receive, 90% Stand-by
The M72’s impressive audio output (600mW typ.*) is loud enough to hear in most any marine environment – even over loud engine noise.
*10% distortion, 8Ω load
The IC-M72 offers Icom’s best-ever protection against water intrusion. This radio has been tested to survive after being submersed in 1.5m (4.9ft) depth of water for 30 minutes.
A wide viewing angle, high intensity LCD is used in the IC-M72, offering bright, easy to read characters. The bright LCD backlighting and backlit keypad is great for night time operation.
The IC-M72’s antenna is engineered to perform with typical Icom efficiency even though it is nearly 30%* shorter than previous Icom marine antenna.
* IC-M72’s antenna length is 115mm; 417/32 in.