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M506 Black Fixed Mount VHF Radio (M506-01) by Icom®. The M506 series gives customers the option of a full featured VHF fixed mount, radio with an integrated AIS receiver or radio with AIS plus NMEA 2000® connectivity. The M506 is packed full of features including ‘Last Call’ voice recording function, ‘Active Noise Cancelling’ technology plus Icom’s new intuitive menu-driven user interface and large dot matrix display making it really easy to use

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Frequency coverage: Tx 156.025–157.425 MHz. Rx 156.050–163.275 MHz. CH70 156.525 MHz
Mode: FM (16K0G3E), DSC (16K0G2B)
Channel spacing: 25 kHz
Operating temp. range: –20°C to +60°C (–4°F to +140°F)
Current drain (at 13.8 V): TX high 5.5 A maximum, Max. audio 5.0 A maximum (With EXT SP), Max. audio 1.5 A maximum (With INT SP)
Power supply requirement: 13.8 V DC ±15% (negative ground)
Frequency tolerance: ±10 ppm (–20°C to +60°C; –4°F to +140°F)
Antenna impedance: 50 Ohm nominal
Dimensions (Projections not included): 7 (W) x 4.5 (H) x 4.5 (D) inches
Weight (approximately): 1.4 kg; 3.1 lb
Output power: 25 W/1 W
Modulation system: Variable reactance frequency modulation
Max. frequency deviation: ±5.0 kHz
Spurious emissions: Less than –70 dBc (high), Less than –56 dBc (low)
Receive system: Double conversion superheterodyne
Sensitivity (12 dB SINAD): –13 dBc (typical), –5 dBc emf (typical), (CH70/DSC) (1% BER)
Squelch sensitivity: Less than –7 dBc
Intermodulation rejection ratio: More than 75 dB, More than 68 dBc emf, (CH70/DSC) (1% BER)
Spurious response rejection ratio: More than 75 dB, More than 73 dBc emf, (CH70/DSC) (1% BER)
Adjacent channel selectivity: More than 75 dB, More than 73 dBc emf, (CH70/DSC) (1% BER)
Audio output power: More than 15 W at 10% distortion with an external speaker (4 Ohm load)


  • Output power: 25W
  • Hailer: 25W listen back hailer
  • Horn/Foghorn: Built-in
  • GPS: Optional external GPS/NAV interface NMEA 01833/NMEA 2000 depending on version
  • Waterproof rating: IPX8
  • Versions: Radio only with NMEA 0183, Radio only with NMEA 0183/2000® (front or rear mic version), Radio with AIS receiver + NMEA 0183/2000® (front or rear mic versions)
  • Integrated AIS receiver: The M506’s with the integrated AIS receiver can show AIS vessel traffic information on the display. The AIS target call function allows you to easily set up an individual DSC call. The Plotter, Target list and Danger list can be toggled on the display
  • NMEA 2000® and NMEA 0183 connectivity: With the plug-and-play functionality of NMEA 2000, the M506 can easily connect to a NMEA 2000 network and interconnect with other equipment. Also the NMEA 0183 input/output can be used for external GPS/NAV interface
  • Section station option: The optional COMMANDMIC, HM-195B/SW provides second station capability for using the M506 from a separate cabin or tower. Most functions including DSC and AIS functions can be controlled from the COMMANDMIC and can be used as an intercom between the radio and the COMMANDMIC
  • Active noise cancelling
  • Last call voice recording saves the last two minutes of the last incoming call or start recording manually
  • Intuitive menue-driven user interface
  • Class D DSC (meets ITU-R M493-13)
  • Weather & alert channels
  • AquaQuake® draining function
  • 80dB (typical) IMD and channel selectivity


  • Radio
  • Hailer
  • Front Microphone

Boating is a great way to relieve stress and leave all your troubles on land. Enjoy your time out on the water even more with this top-notch marine product. Whether you’re practicing your casts, exploring the amazing marine life with a snorkel, or just cruising on the open water for fun, you need to equip your vessel with the finest products to make sure nothing ruins your amazing recreational time. With CARiD you are covered from bow to stern, because we know exactly what you need to make your boating a breeze. This product will be great for all outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy traffic-free travel and wind in their hair. Made with durable materials, it will ensure a long-lasting performance for many exciting adventures to come.

Icom® has won more awards for their marine communications equipment than any other manufacturer. Commercial mariners and boating enthusiasts alike covet Icom marine radios for their legendary durability and ease of use. Icom`s marine equipment includes long range, ship-to-shore, single side-band (SSB) transceivers for worldwide communications and the best in shorter range VHF marine communications.

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Warranty Information

Amateur Receivers

All amateur/receiver products except for the 7800 radio and the R9500 receiver have a one (1) year warranty from factory defects and workmanship including accessories (batteries, wall chargers, antennas). The 7800 and the R9500 both have a two (2) year warranty. Amateur accessories come with a one (1) year warranty.


All marine handhelds, CommandMics, and VHF fixed mounts come with a three (3) year waterproof warranty from factory defects and workmanship with a one (1 ) year warranty for accessories (battery, antenna). Single side-band radios and tuners have a two (2) year non-waterproof warranty.

Land Mobile

Land Mobile portable or mobile radios come with a standard two (2) or three (3) year warranty from factory defects and workmanship depending on the model. There is a one (1) year warranty on Icom America Systems products and all accessories.

Land mobile customers have the option to purchase extended warranties at the time of purchase and up to 60 days following their purchase for periods of one (1), two (2), or three (3) years. Extended warranty is just an extension of the radio’s normal warranty and doesn’t cover anything additional.


All handheld radios have a three (3) year warranty from factory defects and workmansip with one (1) year for accessories (batteries, wall chargers, antennas). Panel mount radios have a two (2) year warranty with one (1) year for accessories.


Accessories purchased independently of any other product have a one (1) year warranty from factory defects and workmanship.

The warranty period for all products begins from the original end-user’s purchase date. Warranties may be transferred but will not be extended past the original warranty period.


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