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STOP PRESS - IC-7600 to be Shown at Leicester Amateur Radio Show - 23/10/2008

We are excited to announce that a pre-production IC-7600 HF+50MHz Transceiver will be displayed at LARS 2008, alongside our full range of Amateur and Receiver products.

Our extensive range will also include ...

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STOP PRESS - IC-7600 to be Shown at Leicester Amateur Radio Show

Icom UK Launch IDAS series digital PMR radios - 10/10/2008

Icom UK is to release a new Digital Private Mobile Radio (DPMR) system throughout Great Britain and Ireland called IDAS (Icom Digital Advanced System). IDAS is a digital system for business and industry, which uses digi...

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Icom UK Launch IDAS series digital PMR radios

Icom UK Launch IDAS Microsite - 10/10/2008

Icom UK is pleased to announce the launch of a new microsite www.icomuk.co.uk/idas which provides an outline for the new IDAS digital Private Mobile Radio (DPMR) system. Thi...

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Icom UK Launch IDAS Microsite

GB0RSR - ICOM’s Special Event Station On The Red Sands Offshore Fort - 21/07/2008

ICOM UK recently launched GB0RSR; the special event station based on the Thames Estuary Maunsell Army Sea Forts, 7 nautical miles off the North Kent coast. On air over the weekend commencing Friday the 11th of July, the ...

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GB0RSR -  ICOM’s Special Event Station On The Red Sands Offshore Fort

Red Sands Radio - GB0RSR - 10/07/2008

The ICOM Crew will be heading to the Red Sand Forts on Friday the 11th of July for the launch of GB0RSR. Departing from Whitstable Harbour at 7.00am, they hope to be operational by 11.00am. The crew will return to shore ...

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GB7WT- the first D-Star system in Ireland! - 03/07/2008

This morning, Paul (G1DVA) from UK-IT completed the commissioning of the GB7SS (Hockley) G2 Gateway. Darren (G7LWT) completed the connection of GB7WT (Omagh) to the G2 network.

Users on both nodes can now conta...

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World's First D-STAR Satellite Gets The Go-ahead! - 13/06/2008

The new European Amateur Radio CubeSat project, "OUFTI-1" is proposing to use the D-STAR digital-communication protocol for all aspects of it's space-based operations, after being accepted to be flown during the debut of...

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World's First D-STAR Satellite Gets The Go-ahead!

Explore the Unlimited Potential of D-Star - 01/05/2008

We are pleased to provide you with a link to a new D-Star movie available on the Icom Inc. website. The new D-Star promotional movie introduces D-Star's fantastic features, capabilities, and outlines radios which ar...

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Explore the Unlimited Potential of D-Star

D-Star Network Update (May 08) - 01/05/2008

We are pleased to announce the addition of new D-star repeaters to the network. The map attached show the latest reapeaters that are now operating within the UK.

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D-Star Network Update (May 08)

Win Icom Prizes in our online competitions! - 28/04/2008

We’ve got some fantastic online competitions available for you to enter; with Marine, Ham and merchandising prizes available. Just click on a link below to try your luck!

So what’s it going to be then? The...

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Win Icom Prizes in our online competitions!

UK Interconnect Team (UK-IT) Formed to Support D-Star G2 Gateway Software - 02/04/2008

Over the last few weeks a team of UK amateurs have been working in the background on the implementation of the G2 Gateway network in the UK.

The team known as the UK Interconnect Team (UK-IT) has been looking...

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UK Interconnect Team (UK-IT) Formed to Support  D-Star G2  Gateway Software

G2 D-Star Gateway Software released in the UK - 31/03/2008

Icom (UK) Ltd are pleased to announce that they are now able to distribute Version 2 of the D-Star Gateway Software ("G2") in the UK. Over the last week, work has been carried out to test the installation and a temporary...

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G2 D-Star Gateway Software released in the UK

D-Star At The Blackpool Rally! - 19/03/2008

The recent Blackpool radio rally was a hive of D-Star promotional activity with two stands featuring real time D-Star demonstrations of simultaneous digital speech and data transfer.

Paul, G1DVA, Warring...

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D-Star At The Blackpool Rally!

Icom Set To Broadcast From Unique WWII Army Sea Fort - 11/03/2008

This summer, Icom UK is to sponsor a unique radio station. This special station called Red Sands Radio will be 7 nautical miles offshore from Whitstable on the North Kent coast in a set of former WWII Army Sea Forts on ...

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Icom Set To Broadcast From Unique WWII Army Sea Fort

D-Star at Martin Lynch and Sons - 07/02/2008

At 11.00am on December 19th, the new Icom D-STAR repeater GB7ML located at ML&S store in Chertsey, Surrey operated for the first time.

Soon the D-STAR repeater will be linked to the internet alllowing connvectivi...

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D-Star at Martin Lynch and Sons
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