The IC-M87 is built tough to withstand hazardous environments. Even if it is dropped into water, the waterproof construction* will protect it from harm. (1m depth for 30 minutes)* Equivalent to IPX7.
6 clearly labelled buttons on the front panel and the volume/power knob maximize simplicity of operation. A large, clear LCD with backlighting and backlit buttons make night time operation easy.
With the standard battery pack, you can get up to 15 hours of operating time* without worrying about 'memory effect' of the battery.*Tx:Rx:Stand-by= 5:5:90 with BP-274
The IC-M87 has 22 programmable channels reserved for PMR use (146–174MHz). Wide/narrow channel spacing is programmable for each channel, and CTCSS and DTCS signaling is built-in.*Appropriate license will be required.