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ICOM ID-51A

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Handheld VHF/UHF Transceiver

The Icom ID-51A may be the most hi-tech dual band HT in the world. It covers 2 meters and 440 MHz and receives two bands simultaneously (V/V, U/U & V/U). It is IPX7 waterproof and features a built-in GPS! The 128x104 dot-matrix display is impressive. This radio has an astounding 1304 channel alphanumeric memory system. There is a Micro SD card slot for an optional memory card. This can be used to store DVR Incoming/Outgoing Messages, GPS Log and Memory Backup. There is built-in CTCSS/DTCS encode/decode for analog FM. It even features an independent AM and FM broadcast receiver. A new Voice Memory feature records incoming and outgoing calls and can be used as a voice recorder.

Specifications
Type
Handheld Amateur VHF/UHF Transceiver 
Frequency range RX
0.52-1.710 / 76-108 / 108-174 / 380-479 MHz 
TX
144-148 / 430-450 MHz 
Frequency stability
± 2.5 p.p.m. @ 25 °C 
Tuning steps
5 / 6.25 / 8.33 / 9 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 50 / 100 / 125 / 200 kHz 
Filters
Receiver
Modulations
AM / FM / N-FM / GMSK / DV 
Sensitivity
FM/NFM: 0.18 µV (12 dB SINAD)
DV: 0.28 µV (1% BER) 
Selectivity
FM: 55 dB
NFM/DV: 50 dB 
Receiver system
Double conversion 
IF-frequencies
1st: 46.355 / 61.655 MHz
2nd: 450 kHz 
Image rejection
≥ 60 dB 
Audio output
Transmitter
Modulations
FM / N-FM / GMSK / DV 
RF-output
0.1 / 0.5 / 2.5 / 5 W 
Connections
Antenna
SMA 
Impedance
50Ω 
Electrical
Power requirements
5.5-7.4 V DC (Alkaline or battery pack) 10-16 V DC external 
Current drain RX
200-450 mA 
TX
2.5 A max 
Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d)
58 × 105 × 26 mm (2.28 × 4.13 × 1.02 in) without knob and antenna 
Weight
255 gr (9 oz) with BP-271 and antenna 
Form factor
Handheld 
Manufactured
Between 2012 and 20xx in Japan 
Other features
Memories
1304 channels in 1 banks  
Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators 
Manufacturer
ICOM 
Model
ID-51A
Features
D-Star concept
Built-in GPS with logging
CTCSS / DTCS
Micro SD card slot
128×104 dot-matrix display
Voice synthesizer
Voice memory
Voltage indicator
IPX7 waterproof
Twin RX
1150 mAh Li-Ion battery pack
CI-V interface 
Manuals, Diagrams and Brochures
 
None available  
 
 
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