Powered Parachute Flying at Sunset

Denny McKay on his first solo powered parachute flight in Greenville, IL.

Photograph by Roy Beisswenger

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Icom Handheld Aviation Band Transceivers

 

IC-A3 - VHF Air Band Transceiver (COM Only)

The IC-A3 is a portable all-channel avionics com handheld radio.

5 W output power

600 mW audio output

Meets MIL SPEC C/D/E for shock and vibration

118-136.975 MHz

50 memory channels

Receives NOAA weather channels

Alphanumeric display

50 memory channels

LCD and keyboard backlighting

FET power module

Automatic noise limiter function (ANL) to reduce pulse-type noise

FET power module

Versatile scanning including lockout function

Comes with a Ni-Cd battery, wall charger,  belt clip, and a flexible antenna.

IC-A3 "Sport" - VHF Air Band Transceiver (COM Only)

Same features as the IC-A3 above. The "Sport" version uses alkaline batteries instead of rechargeable Ni-Cd. Alkaline power works great for people who want a low maintenance, long storage life power supply. The IC-A3 "Sport" comes with an AA Alkaline battery case instead of a Ni-Cd battery. Headset adapter, battery charger and carrying case not included. The IC-A3 "Sport" has a lower price than the IC-A3.Comes with a Ni-Cd battery, wall charger,  belt clip, and a flexible antenna.

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IC-A4 - VHF Air Band Transceiver (COM Only)

 

The IC-A4 is ICOM's most affordable avionics radio. Note: a commercial version of the IC-A4 is also available.

Receive 108.000 to 136.975 MHz (receives all 760 channels)

Transmit 118.000 to 136.975 MHz

19 memory channels

Alphanumeric display for quick channel identification

Backlit display for day or night operation

Memory or VFO Operation

This private pilot version of the IC-A4 can receive and transmit in VFO mode for on the fly channel selection.

Memory channels

EEPROM (non-volatile memory) retains memory channel information if the power runs out, or the radio is turned off. There's no need to re-enter the settings... ever!

The IC-A4 is tough!

The IC-A4 features a rugged, die-cast aluminum chassis, and a super-tough polycarbonate front panel.

Compact size.

Small enough to comfortably fit inside a pocket, and yet the built-in loud speaker is audible in the most noisy of cockpits.

Side-tone permits hearing your own transmitted audio while using a standard aviation headset.

Optional 1050 mAh battery is available for extra operating time. The optional battery has the same physical size as the supplied 700 mAh battery.

Optional AA alkaline (or AA Ni-Cd) battery case allows operation using affordable and easy to obtain AA alkaline cells.

The radio comes with a Ni-Cd battery, wall charger, and a belt clip.

 

IC-A4 "Sport" - VHF Air Band Transceiver (COM Only)

Same features as the IC-A4 above. The "Sport" version uses alkaline batteries instead of rechargeable Ni-Cd. Alkaline power works great for people who want a low maintenance, long storage life power supply. The IC-A4 "Sport" comes with an AA Alkaline battery case instead of a Ni-Cd battery. Battery charger is not included. The sport version sports a lower price than the regular IC-A4. In fact, the IC-A4 Sport retail price is under $200.00*!

 

IC-A5 - VHF Air Band Transceiver (COM Only)

Full 5 Watt output power

All 760 channels (118.000 MHz - 136.975 MHz)

25 kHz tuning steps

200 memory channels with 6 character names

PC programmable functions and memory channels

Compact size
Measuring only 2 9/32(W) X 4 7/32(H) X 1 1/8(D) in., it is nearly half the size of the IC-A3, and another third as small as the IC-A21. Yet, it is every inch an ICOM, chock full of the useful features you've come to rely on. Its palm size is very convenient for carrying on your belt with the supplied belt clip.

Ergonomic design
Well labeled and well spaced keys are easy to operate, even while wearing gloves. The back mounted battery puts the weight of the unit in your palm, allowing a comfortable grip. The wide and large LCD lets you see every readout at a glance.

Easy controls
Volume and channel selection can be controlled by the rotary selector on the top panel, or Up/Down switches on the front. You can change the assignment at your convenience. The volume level and channel number are displayed during adjustment.

Voice recorder
Received conversation can be recorded and played back with the built-in voice recorder. Recorded contents can be transmitted and kept even with power off, or when the battery is discharged.

Water resistant
The IC-A5 has water resistant construction, equivalent to JIS-4 grade, which allows safe operation in rainy conditions

One touch access to 121.5 MHz emergency channel

Large capacity Ni-MH battery pack
NOAA weather channels

Innovative "TAG" scanning and memory bank scanning

ANL (Auto Noise Limiter) for noise reduction

Low battery alert

Backlit display and keypad for night operation

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IC-A23 - VHF Air Band Transceiver (NAV + COM)

Measuring only 2 9/32(W) X 4 7/32(H) X 1 1/8(D) in., the A23 is nearly half the size of the IC-A22, and another third as small as the IC-A21. Yet, it is every inch an ICOM, chock full of the useful features you've come to rely on. Its palm size is very convenient for carrying on your belt with the supplied belt clip. The IC-A23 has water resistant construction, equivalent to JIS-4 grade, which allows safe operation in rainy conditions.A small switch for panel or column mounting with two metres of cable.

Full 5 Watt output power

All 760 com channels (118.000 MHz - 136.975 MHz)

VOR navigation (Rx only, 108.000 MHz - 117.975 MHz)

25 kHz tuning steps

200 memory channels with 6 character names

PC programmable functions and memory channels

Navigation
The IC-A23 has a VOR navigation function, which indicates the bearing to or from the VOR station. A Course Deviation Indicator (CDI) shows the deviation between your flying course and the desired course. In CDI mode, the ABSS (Auto Bearing Set System) function allows you to center your flying course in one touch. The IC-A23 is capable of semi-duplex operation in navigation mode.

Ergonomic design
Well labeled and well spaced keys are easy to operate, even while wearing gloves. The back mounted battery puts the weight of the unit in your palm, allowing a comfortable grip. The wide and large LCD lets you see every readout at a glance.

Easy controls
Volume and channel selection can be controlled by the rotary selector on the top panel, or Up/Down switches on the front. You can change the assignment at your convenience. The volume level and channel number are displayed during adjustment.

Voice recorder
Received conversation can be recorded and played back with the built-in voice recorder. Recorded contents can be transmitted and kept even with power off, or when the battery is discharged.

Water resistant
The IC-A23 has water resistant construction, equivalent to JIS-4 grade, which allows safe operation in rainy conditions.

One touch access to 121.5 MHz emergency channel

Large capacity Ni-MH battery pack

NOAA weather channels

Innovative "TAG" scanning and memory bank scanning

ANL (Auto Noise Limiter) for noise reduction

Low battery alert

Backlit display and keypad for night operation

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