The Icom IC-A24 Transceiver sport pack comes with a battery case for double AA batteries (not supplied) It features both VFR and COM functions.
NOW CAA UK APRROVED The CAA have approved the new ICOM 8.33kHz Transceivers for use in the UK and with immediate effect pilots can use it on their Aircraft Radio Licence Application. (Approval Number LA301075) Download Data Sheet THIS ONLY APPLIES TO THE NEW 8.33kHz VERSION
Easy one handed operation of the Icom IC-A24 Transceiver is the most essential feature of this new series, with large keypad buttons and display screen.A new system know as flip-flop channel recall is now available allowing for the IC-A6/24 to store the last 10 channels used on an updating basis.Most importantly, these new transceivers are NOT compatible with many of the existing accessories especially when it comes to Charging, so to make purchasing less confusing these transceivers are now sold as "Packs" with the appropriate accessories that are ESSENTIAL already included in the price.
Sports Pack: You get 1 x transceiver, 1 x BP-208N Battery Case, 1 x CP-20 Cigarette Cable, 1 x FA-BO2Ar antenna and 1 x MB-103 Aligator belt clip.
Portable VHF VOR/COM Transceiver
Compact, stylish design New channel recall function
VOR navigation function (IC-A24 only)
Dedicated 121.5MHz Emergency key (Programmed with 121.5MHz homing frequency)
Water resistant (equivalent to IPX4)
Simultaneous operation and charging from an external power source
200 alphanumeric memory channels with memory banks
Side Tone function
Battery packs and cases are compatible with Icoms range of commercial radios.
Compact, stylish body
The IC-A6/24 design incorporates the size and durability of the IC-A3&22 with improved usability. The IC-A6/24 includes a large LCD, large speaker and easy-to-use panel layout. The side of the radio has a non-slip slit to prevent accidental dropping.
Large alphanumeric LCD An easy to read a 6-character 14-segment alphanumeric LCD displays a variety of information clearly. Both the display and keypad are backlit, which is a very useful feature for nighttime flying.
Channel recall function The new channel recall function automatically memorizes the last 10 used channels. You can easily recall those channels by pushing the recall buttons on the front panel. This makes it very convenient for switching between several channels at a time, such as NAV channels and COM channels.
Icom F series battery packs and case The IC-A6/24 shares the same battery packs and case with Icoms commercial range of radios including the IC-F12, F3G, F31G series*. A variety of battery types are available including Ni-Cd, Ni-MH, and Li-Ion batteries. The BP-208N, battery case is also available with 6 AA (LR6) alkaline cells as a backup battery source.* Uses N-type reinforced battery packs/case.
Simultaneous operation and charge from external power source The IC-A6/24 has an external DC power jack that allows operation with the optional CP-20 cigarette lighter cable with DC-DC converter. This means that a battery pack can be simultaneously charged during operation.
Dedicated 121.5MHz emergency key A dedicated red emergency key programmed with a 121.5MHz homing frequency is equipped to give you extra confidence in the event of an emergency.
VOR navigation function The IC-A24 has VOR navigation functions. The DVOR mode shows the radial to (or from) a VOR station and the CDI mode shows the course deviation to (or from) a VOR station. You can also input your intended radial to (or from) a VOR station and show the course deviation on the display.