Icom A16 Air Band VHF COM Handheld Transceiver w/Bluetooth [A16B]

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®

Loud Audio

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
  • LCD backlight for nighttime operation
  • ANL (Auto Noise Limiter) for noise reduction
  • Low battery indication and beep alert
  • Adjustable microphone gain setting
  • BNC type antenna connector
  • IP67 waterproof
  • Internal VOX capability
  • Weather alert

Quick Guide (pdf)
Brochure (pdf)



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