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Comparison Table
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Aviation Radio Comparison Table
 
  ICOM
IC-A14
ICOM
IC-A25C
ICOM
IC-A25N
Price $235 $450 $550
Type COM Only COM Only COM, NAV, GPS, BlueTooth
TX Power Output (p.e.p in Watts) 5 W 6 W 6 W
Chanel Spacing 25 kHz 8.33 kHz 8.33 kHz
Battery 7.4V, 2000 mAh
Li-Ion
7.2V, 2350 mAh Li-Ion 7.2V, 2350 mAh Li-Ion
Operating Time 18 hours 10.5 hours 10.5 hours
Antenna Connector BNC BNC BNC
Display Type LCD Graphic LCD Graphic LCD
NOAA Weather Receive Yes Yes Yes
Receive Navigation Frequencies No No Yes
GPS Navigation No No Yes
BlueTooth No No Yes
Rechargeable Battery Pack Included Included Included
AA Battery Pack Optional Included Included
Headset Adapter Optional Included Included
Memory Channels 200 300 channels/15 groups 300 channels/15 groups
Alpha Names for Memory Channels 8-Char. 8-Char. 8-Char.
Water Resistance IPX4
(water resistant)
IP57
(Dust-protection and Waterproof
to 1 m depth for 30 minutes)
IP57
(Dust-protection and Waterproof
to 1 m depth for 30 minutes)
Low Battery Indicator Yes Yes Yes
Internal Sidetone Function Yes Yes Yes
Full Numeric Keypad Yes Yes Yes
Duplex Operation No No Yes
Fast Selection of 121.5 Emergency Freq. Yes Yes Yes
Unique Features
  • Large battery
  • loud audio
  • Great battery life
  • Large graphical display
  • Easy to select from recent frequencies from list
  • Highest transmit power available in a handheld
  • Supplied with headset adapter and AA battery pack
  • Radio navigation
  • GPS navigation
  • Blutooth for connection toBlueTooth headset
  • Large graphical display
  • Easy to select from recent frequencies from list
  • Highest transmit power available in a handheld
  • Supplied with headset adapter and AA battery pack

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