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Icom F9511 - F9521 Series P25 Trunking Mobile Two Way Radio

$1,605.00 each

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With the consideration of today’s public safety vehicles, the F9511/F9521 heavy duty mobile radios provide several options for installation and power. The F9511/F9521 heavy duty mobile radios offer both analog conventional and P25 digital conventional operation. Add the P25 trunked option to operate on local, regional or statewide P25 systems.  Typical under-dash mounting along with remote mount configurations are available to allow efficient placement and use of the radio. The 110W high power VHF version provides the power required for rural and remote operation. A water resistant rating of IP54 for the control head means that the occasional or required cleaning of the vehicle interior is protected. Assignable function buttons, with customizable backlit covers allow flexibility of user functions and quick access to them. The backlit auto-dim feature allows clear vision of the display and reduced eye fatigue for night driving.  Icom is the smart choice for current – and future – public safety communication needs.

Microphone (HM-148G)
Mounting bracket
Power cable
Owner’s manual
Warranty: 3 years 
F9511T includes the SP-35
F9511HT includes the OPC-726, but requires an external speaker



  512 channels, 128 zones

Output Power:

  50W or 110W VHF, 50W UHF


  136-174MHz, 400-470MHz, 450-512MHz

P25 Capability:

  P25 Conventional built-in with a P25 Trunking option

Programmable Keys:


Compatible Portable:

  F9011 Series


  Model with a display and limited keypad
Model with display and full DTMF keypad

Vote Scan

The conventional voting mode scan detects the signal strength level of repeater stations and automatically selects the strongest station, useful for roaming between two or more repeater sites. After programing the voting mode to a memory zone, the user can easily start voting mode operation by changing the zone setting.

P25 Conventional & Trunking Features

  • Interoperability
    Conforms to the standard specifications for TIA/EIA TSB-102, CAAB, Digital C4FM Transceiver Performance Recommendations and provides interoperability with other brand P25 equipment for public safety applications. The F9011 series is P25 CAP Compliant on the DHS website and more information can be found on the FirstResponders.gov site.
  • Digital/Analog mixed mode operations
    Mixed mode operation allows users to detect and receive both analog FM and P25 digital modes and to transmit either mode depending on programming.
  • Individual ID and talkgroup ID
    Provides 100 individual ID and 250 talkgroup ID memories. Use the display to visually select the person or group to call.
  • Encryption options
    AES and/or DES encryption keeps conversations secure AES or DES encryption unit. A FIPS AES board is certified to FIPS 140-2 for optimal secure communications.
  • OTAR (Over-the-Air-Rekeying)
    Supports P25 OTAR for changing encryption keys over the air.
  • Enhanced Vocoder ready
    Uses the DVSI's AMBE+2™ vocoder.
  • ATG (Announcement talkback group)
    Call a large group of groups on a trunking network. Dispatcher can hear replies when radios respond to an announcement group call.
  • ESN programming
    Save ESN’s in a cloning file to only allow approved radios on trunking systems.

Abundant Scanning Settings

The dual priority scan monitors two primary channels alternately, while scanning other channels. The mode dependent scan function automatically changes the scan list according to the operating channel. The talk back function with timer beep, TC channel and cancel channel settings allow you to preset the transmission channel when you push the PTT button during scanning operation or cancel the scanning.

Additional Features

  • Programmable D-Sub 25-pin ACC connector for connecting external devices.
  • Detachable front panel for flexible installation.
  • 22W amp for PA when external speaker is connected.
  • RX speaker function allows user to relay the received audio over the loud speaker.
  • Dot matrix LCD, upper and lowercase characters show up to 2 lines and 25 characters.
  • Tactical group function allows you to copy memory channels to the tactical zone and temporarily regroup memory channels.
  • Talk around function.
  • Microphone hanger action (On hook scan and off hook monitor).

Programming - Radios are programmable and will require programming to work with an existing system. Software and programming cables are not included with the radio and must be purchased separately.

Do I need an FCC License - FCC licenses are required for many business radio frequencies. The biggest advantage to licensing your frequencies is exclusivity. Using common or default frequencies often means dealing with interference from others nearby who are using the same frequencies.  We can help with the FCC application process.


Frequency coverage
Number of channels Max. 512 channels/ 128 zones
Power supply requirement 13.6V DC nominal

Current drain (approx.)

50W Version
Tx High (50W) 11..0A/14.0A (VHF/UHF)
Rx Max. Audio 1000mA
  Stand-by 350mA

110W Version
Tx High (110W) 22.0A
Rx Max. Audio 3.0A
  Stand-by 400mA
Operating temperature range –30°C to +60°C; –22°F to +140°F
Antenna impedance 50Ω (SO-239)
Dimensions (W×H×D)




1.5kg; 3.3lb
1.5kg; 3.3lb

Rated output power 50W/110W
Channel spacing 15/30 kHz (VHF), 12.5 kHz (UHF) (analog)
12.5 kHz (digital)
Output power 50W, 25W, 5.0W
Max. frequency deviation
Maximum pattern
Minimum pattern
±5.0/2.5 kHz (Wide/Narrow)
±2.85 kHz (Digital)
±0.95 kHz (Digital)
Frequency error ±1.0ppm
Spurious emissions 70dB min.
Adjacent channel power 70/60dB min (wide/Narrow)
67dB min. (Digital)
FM hum and noise 48/45dB typ. (VHF, Wide/Narrow)
48/43dB typ. (UHF, Wide/Narrow)
Audio harmonic distortion 3% typ. (40% deviation)
External microphone impedance 600Ω (8-pin modular)
0.25μV typ. (at 12dB SINAD)
0.25μV typ. (at 5% BER)
Squelch sensitivity 0.25μV typ. (at threshold)
Adjacent Ch. selectivity
Analog (TIA/EIA603B)
81/53dB typ. (VHF, Wide/Narrow)
79/53dB typ. (UHF, Wide/Narrow)
63dB typ.
Spurious  response 85dB min. (VHF)
70dB* min. (UHF)
*85dB min (406. 1-420 MHz)
Intermodulation 78dB typ.
Audio output power
External audio (D-sub)

External audio (D-sub)

1.0W typ. at 10% distortion with a 8Ω load

4W typ.
22W typ.
at 10% distortion with a 4Ω load

Hum and noise ratio 55/51dB typ. (VHF, Wide/Narrow)
30/45dB typ. (UHF, Wide/Narrow)
52dB typ. (Digital)
External speaker connector 2-conductor 3.5 (d) mm (18″)/4Ω

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