100kHz–1309.995MHz* wideband coverage
While the IC-R6 receives an ultra wideband frequency range, the radio provides superior sensitivity and receiver characteristics that is insusceptible to interference.

100 channels per second high speed scan
This superior scanning power allows the utmost efficiency when searching over 1300MHz of

15 hours of continuous receive capability
With the supplied rechargeable Ni-MH cells (1400mAh ×2), the IC-R6 provides up to 15 hours of continuous receive capability

1300 memory channels with 22 memory banks
With 1300 alphanumeric memory channels, 50 scan edges and 200 auto write memories, the IC-R6 gives you flexible scanning.

VSC (Voice Squelch Control)
The VSC opens the squelch only when a modulated signal is detected and ignores unmodulated beat noise.


• Built-in audio low pass filter
• ±1.0ppm high frequency stability (at 25°C)
• Earphone cord antenna for AM aviation as well as FM broadcast
• Ferrite bar antenna for AM broadcast
• 150mW loud audio with internal speaker
• DTCS and CTCSS tone squelch and reverse tone squelch
• Priority watch function with priority beep function
• Optional CT-17, CI-V level converter for remote control
• PC programmable with optional CS-R6
• Receiver-to-receiver cloning (optional OPC-474 required)
• Auto power OFF (0.5–2 hours and end of busy signal)
• Compact, drip-resistant construction
• Duplex operation monitoring
• Automatic LCD backlight
• Dial speed acceleration
• Built-in RF attenuator
• Auto memory write scan stores the detected frequency, mode and tone into a specified memory
• Reversible up/down buttons and dial knob for volume, frequency, memory channel, scan direction and set mode settings
• Optional new tube earphone, SP-27

Supplied accessories
● Ni-MH cells*
● AC adapter, BC-196SA/SD*
● Antenna
● Belt clip
● Handstrap