1 Bewicke St, Wallsend, NE28 6SR



RRP £291.63 excl. VAT

ICOM brings all the features of your fixed VHF to a hand portable with the introduction of the all-new IC-M94DE.  The world’s first marine VHF hand portable radio with an integrated AIS receiver as well as DSC and GPS.

The IC-M94DE is the first handheld radio that offers users receive information broadcast by other AIS equipped vessels.  The IC-M94DE provides vessel traffic information shown on the radios large clear display.  With its elegant design and abundance of simple to use features this is a game changing device for anyone who ventures out to sea for recreation or work.

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Large High Visibility LCD

The large, full dot-matrix displays all information clearly.  The high contrast display is visible even under direct sunlight. 

Worlds First Handheld Marine Radio with AIS Receiver

AIS receiver and DSC function add further assurance for safety at sea.  The integrated AIS receiver displays vessel traffic information is shown on the screen.  The AIS target call function allows you to easily set up a DSC individual call.  Distress calls can be made with the rear panel distress button. 

6W RF Output Power and 10 Hours of Operating Time

The IC-M94DE’s 6 watts of transmit power provides extended communication range for the user.  The supplied BP-306 high capacity 2400mAh (typical) Li-ion battery, provides 10 hours of operating time, under normal conditions*.
* Approximate, typical operation with 5:5:90 duty ratio. 

Class-Leading 1500mW Audio Output

ICOM’s custom high-power capacity speaker delivers a loud 1500mW (typical) audio output with improved acoustic sound clarity for noisy maritime environments.

Simplified Navigation Function

The Navigation function guides you to a specified waypoint.  You can assign up to 50 favourite fishing spots or destinations as waypoints. 

Float’n Flash and MOB Auto Set Functions

The radio floats and the LCD screen, keys and rear panel Distress button flash to help you retrieve it from the water. Pressing the distress button while Float’n Flash is working will transmit the MOB distress signal. 

Other Features
  • IPX7 submersible (1m depth of water for 30 minutes)
  • Integrated GPS receiver
  • Active noise cancelling technology
  • Dual/Tri-watch function for monitoring CH16 and /or call channel
  • Favourite channel function allows quick channel selection by setting the “Tag” channel to channels used most often
  • Supports 4-digit channels

• AquaQuake draining function emits a vibrating sound and clears water away from the speaker grill


Frequency range

Marine channels

VHF (TX 156.0000 – 161.4500 MHz, RX 156.0000-163.4250 MHz) (DSC – 156.5250 MHz) (AIS{RX} – 162.0250MHz)

Power output


Programmable buttons

3 front panel soft keys (programmable)

Emergency button

Yes – although referred to as a distress button on the rear of the radio


Yes, for common feature access, Menu, Vol/Sql, 16/C, Fav, soft keys


Excellent screen size, high contrast and full dot-matrix LCD aids readability, compass and large character size


357g (with Battery, aerial and clip)

Dimensions H x W x D

145.8mm x 60.9mm x 43.8mm


System types

Conventional analogue marine band, instant access to channel 16 or a programmable call channel.  AIS Receiver and DSC capable, integrated GNSS receiver.

Scan types

Dual and Tri-watch functions

Call types

Standard PTT calling

Speech Encryption


User Environment

Special Function(s)

AquaQuake draining function, AIS and DSC capable, navigation function from current position to the specified waypoint, 50 waypoint memories with alphanumeric name for navigation

Battery Life Indicator

Low Battery indicator (four level)

IP Rating

IP67, (1.0m depth of water for 30mins), unit has also passed MIL-STD-810G specifications.


Standard warranty

1 Year

Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Please see our comprehensive SLA options.  SLA’s are normally customised to a customer’s needs and not to ours.


What we think

Jason from the Service Team: “A new model released in 2021.  AIS and DSC in a portable radio for this price point, the display and general key layouts not the same if not similar to the IC-M93.  Good and easy to use GUI for users.  Lots of great features as standard, hard to beat.”

IC-M94DE Manual


IC-M94DE Leaflet


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