Icom IC-M87E – Waterproof VHF Atex PBR Marine Handheld


The IC-M87 Atex version conforms to the 94/9/EC Atex Directive. This version is suitable for use in hazardous areas on land and at sea such as oil rigs, petrol tankers, etc.


Approved Accessories: Speaker-microphone HM-138. Special Conditions for Use: Must be used with BP-227AX. Approved Classes: The approved rating is II2G EEx ib IIA T3.

Please ensure that the IC-M87 Atex is acceptable for the intended place of use.

The IC-M87 is waterproof to IPX7 1m depth for 30 minutes. The IC-M87 comes with a BP-227AX 1700 mAh Li-Ion battery pack.

That provides a maximum of 23 hours of operation with no ‘memory effect’ on the battery. (Tx : Rx : Stand-by duty ratio = 5:5:90). The Atex model has a built-in 32 code voice scrambler compatible with UT-112.

The IC-M87 meets both marine and PMR applications. Each PMR channel is programmable wide/narrow (25/12.5KHz or 20/12.5kHz) channel spacing, and CTCSS and DTCS tone signalling is built-in. Optional cloning software, CS-M88/M87 and cloning cable are required for programming.


  • Weight: 290g
  • Dimensions: 62 x 97 x 39 mm
  • MIL-spec. tested to MIL-STD F
  • Normal, priority and tag scanning
  • Simple Up/Down switches for channel selection
  • High-speed cloning (19200bps) between PC and transceiver
  • Self-check function checks temperature, battery voltage and water intrusion



Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg