618New DSTAR Radio Annouced
- Feb 1, 2014
Large, responsive touch screen LCD, Bluetooth connectivity and second
station control through an Android device!!
First details of Icom's New Touch screen ID-5100 Dual Band D-STAR Mobile
Icom are pleased to announce details of the new ID-5100 dual band D-STAR
mobile. As with Icom's latest range of products, this new model has a new
generation design and range of features including large, responsive touch
screen LCD, Bluetooth connectivity and second station control through an
* Optional Bluetooth unit UT-133 is required. Android software is available
. Large, responsive touch screen LCD
. Optional UT-133 Bluetooth unit enables audio accessory connection and
Android terminal connection (CI-V via Bluetooth SPP profile).
. Optional VS-3 Bluetooth pendant earpiece microphone has volume adjust
buttons, PTT and three programmable buttons. Third party Bluetooth audio
accessories may also be compatible (not guaranteed).
. RS-MS1A Android application will be a free to use download. It controls
the radio for DR mode operation, exchanging text messages/pictures and
showing GPS location over Google Maps.
. Independent VHF and UHF band units (VV/UU capable) for 50W output
. Enhanced DR mode (also include analogue repeaters)
. Added "Nearby Repeater Scan" in DR scan function
. D-Plus reflector usability (can select "reflector" in TO field)
. DV Dual Watch for simultaneously waiting in two DV voice streams (decodes
. Home button (same as ID-51 feature)
. D-PRS enhancements (details to be announced)
. 1,000 memory channels
. Built-in GPS engine (inside the controller, no EXT antenna possible)
. ESN (Electronic Serial Number) / SD Card slot (in the black box main
. New HM-207 control microphone is supplied as standard.
. Other Features
o Wideband receiving (receives 118-137MHz(AM), 137-174/375-550MHz only)
o Antenna RX diversity (second antenna connector)
o TNC/9600bps modem connectivity
o DTMF decode (and mini-repeater control)
These are still preliminary details of the new radio series and
specifications may change. Please stay tuned to our website for further
details, pricing and availability.