Radio is an important safety tool for all mariners who venture out on the water, whether offshore or on inland waterways. Knowing what radio to choose can be quite confusing because of the range of models and features available.
Lieutenant Commander Stephen Fuller of the Royal Navy is undertaking a 500km, solo, unsupported charity sea-kayak between Falmouth and Portsmouth. The trip will encompass some of the busiest shipping lanes in the world and has some particularly challenging sections including Start Point and Portlan...
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Ian Lockyer, Marketing Manager of Icom UK Ltd is to run the Virgin London Marathon on 13th April 2014 in aid of British Heart Foundation (BHF).
Icom UK have three competitions running until the beginning of May, giving you the opportunity of winning either a pair of Icom IC-4088SR Licence Free Walkie Talkies, IC-M23 Buoyant VHF Marine Transceiver or one of 5 Icom Document Bags
In any mountain rescue operation, communication is vital to the smooth running of that operation. Due to the rugged nature of the environment in the Derbyshire Peaks, most Search and Rescue (SAR) operations will be carried by teams on foot. Only in exceptional circumstances can vehicles get easy a...
Working with Icom France, the French Red Cross (Croix-Rouge Française) has positioned itself at the leading edge of radio technology by choosing the dPMR™ (digital Private Mobile Radio) standard as its radio communications interface.
As a commercial maritime customer, we know that safety is of paramount importance to you. We understand that you want only the best equipment on your vessel. With this in mind we are providing you with the opportunity of trading in ANY GMDSS survival Craft transceiver for our latest model, the IC-...
We are pleased to provide you with a link to a new video that the Icom family made at PMR Expo 13, Europe's leading exhibition and conference for the Professional Mobile Radio (PMR and Trunked Radio) industry. The video provides an introduction to Icom's latest range of Digital, Analogue and IP Two ...
We are pleased to inform you that an Icom 50th anniversary N7IH Icom America Amateur radio station will be operating next week from their new premises in Kirkland, Washington USA. To commemorate the event, Icom’s company founder Mr. Inoue (JA3FA) will make the first QSO.
Icom Inc. has produced a simple, single sided pre release leaflet for the ID-5100E. This leaflet was originally designed as a handout for a recent Japanese Amateur radio show. The information on this leaflet is preliminary and a full document will be made available nearer to the product's launch....
Communicating while filming can be difficult with so many variables to take into account, from background noise, weather, demanding directors, cast, crew and extras. With two way radios you can instruct individuals or groups of people on-set instantly and discreetly!
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 Andro...
Icom Inc has announced a firmware upgrade for the IC-7700 HF/50MHz Base Station Transceiver. The upgrade will provide the same additional features as made available to its big brother transceiver, the IC-7800. The new firmware will be available for download from the Icom Inc. Website from March 20...
One of the greatest testimonies to any manufacturer is when another well respected company chooses to use your equipment as standard. That happens quite a lot for the Icom brand in all its market places. In this case it is leading RIB Manufacturer Ribcraft, based in Yeovil Somerset.