The combination of IcomÂ’s one piece, die-cast aluminum chassis and 75W of transmit power gives you the most powerful 2m mobile transceiver in its class! The backlit HM-133V*, gives you control of your IC-V8000 in the palm of your hand. The Icom exclusive Â“Hot keysÂ” (F1/F2) memorize the transceiver full settings. As if switching between two separate radios, all operating frequencies, tone settings as well as the display color, fan speed, and set mode settings are memorized. With 200 alphanumeric memory channels, IcomÂ’s exclusive DMS system gives you flexibility over your scanning lists never offered before in a 2m mobile, fully customizable into 10 banks. An amateur radio first, the IC-V8000 features a weather alert function to keep you on top of any weather emergencies. With a weather radio mode or weather alert, you are ready for quick response.