Having only 3 buttons, volume and channel knobs, the IC-F14/S series does not require special training to use. Positive button action for sure operation even when wearing gloves, allows you to get down to the business of communicating without fuss.
The IC-F14/S series covers a wide frequency range with one version (136–174, 400–470, 450–512 (520) MHz). Wide and narrow channel spacing (25, 12.5kHz) is programmable per channel.
The IC-F14/S series comes with a high capacity 2000mAh Li-Ion battery pack, BP-232N, as standard. Li-Ion batteries have virtually no memory issues and allows you flexible charging.
The IC-F14/S series has an expansion socket for adding an optional board. Voice scrambler, man down and DTMF decoder features are available, depending on the installed board.
Use the built-in 2-Tone, 5-Tone, CTCSS and DTCS capabilities as standard to set up your own talk groups and quiet stand-by when others are talking.
Up to 10 2-Tone/8 5-Tone codes can be decoded on a channel. When a matched tone is received, the following items are programmable for each code.
- Beep sound
- Answer back
- LED blink
- LED Low battery alert
- TOT function and lock out penalty timer
- 2 step power saver
- Normal and priority scan
- 500mW loud and clear audio
- Optional VOX headset for hands free operation
- PC programming capability
- Embedded ESN (Electronic serial number)