The hospitality industry is a fast-paced demanding environment. Companies operating in this business sector are faced with many challenges in the goal of delivering 100% customer satisfaction. Two way radios are essential to ensuring this.
We have produced two new Amateur radio articles which are now available to read in the knowledge base section of our website. One of the pieces gives an introduction to radio receivers/scanners. The other provides an introduction to the exciting world of HF contesting.
New Knowledge Base Article: Factors to consider when choosing a Two Way Radio System for a Warehouse
Two-way radio can be a simple and effective tool for a wide range of business sectors including warehousing or manufacturing. However, do you know what type of radio system would be ideal for an organisation operating in these sectors? What factors should you consider when coming to a decision?
Icom UK are pleased to introduce the CB2000 AIS transponder unit which transforms the ICOM IC-M506EURO and IC-M605EURO to VHF/DSC radios complete with Class B AIS transponders. This transponder radio solution will be ideal for all boaters, including sailing yachts, motor cruisers, RIBS and tenders, indeed anyone who wants the enhanced safety of an AIS transponder and the comfort and benefits it offers.
Martin Lynch & Sons will once again be hosting their annual Winter Hog Roast event at their store on 2nd December 2017.
Icom will be attending PMRExpo, Europe’s leading exhibition and conference for the Professional Mobile Radio (PMR and Trunked Radio) industry. PMRExpo 2017 takes place between 28th to 30th November 2017 at the Koelnmesse international trade fair and exhibition centre located in Cologne. Icom will be showcasing its latest range of IDAS digital products, analogue and IP radio solutions.
The new IDAS range of digital two way radios provide great choice and versatile features. But did you know about the multi-station capability of the IC-F5400D Digital Mobile Series which provides second and third station capability as well as intercom for vehicles with more than one console?
We have an excellent opportunity for our aviation customers to meet the impending 8.33kHz deadline and save money with our Airband radio scrappage scheme. The scheme, running until the end of the year, will provide you with an opportunity to receive a £50 rebate against a purchase of either an IC-A6E Portable VHF COM Transceiver and IC-A24E Portable VHF VOR/COM Transceiver (Sport or PRO Pack) or £75 rebate against a purchase of an IC-A220T Airband Panel Mount Transceiver.
Expanding Icom’s new range of IDAS digital two-way radios is the IC-F52D/F62D series, a compact, waterproof radio with advanced features.
We have two new case studies to share with you in the case study section of our website. Both have been supplied to us by our Business Radio dealer, Radio Service who are based in Preston, Lancashire. Both showcase how our products are used as part of an integrated strategy tackling the complicated issues of retail crime and anti social behaviour.
Icom has been nominated for the prestigious DAME innovation award at this year's 2017 METS exhibition. The IC-M605EURO has been nominated by the jury for the DAME – Design Award 2017 in the category Marine Electronics & Marine Related Software.
There was a great start to the RSGB Convention held between 13th - 15th October 2017 at the Kents Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, Milton Keynes with 9-year-old George Radulescu, MØUKL collecting an Icom IC-7300 from Dave Stockley (G4ELP, Chairman at Icom UK) and Martin Lynch (Convention Sponsor).
The West London Radio Rally provides a popular showcase for Amateur radio customers to gather in the fantastic location of Kempton Park racecourse.
It is an exciting time for Icom at the moment. Our range of solutions is evolving and we now have a new range of IDAS digital two way radio models available. The ethos behind the design and functionality of these radios is completely different. Not only does their updated look make the radios look appealing, but they also encompass a range of functions and a flexibility that will make them attractive to both business user and radio dealers alike.
We have recently updated our range of market specific Icom radio catalogues on our website for you to download. Each catalogue provides details of our two way business radio, marine, radio Amateur and other product ranges. The catalogues are also available in print upon request.
The Icom ID-4100E is a new D-STAR mobile radio which will allow you to make digital voice (DV) and data calls through the worldwide D-STAR network. Like the recently launched ID-51E PLUS2 handheld counterpart, the ID-4100E includes new ‘Terminal Mode’* and ‘Access Point Modes’* enabling an operator to make D-STAR Callsign routed calls through the internet, even from areas where no D-STAR repeater is accessible.
We have two online competitions given you the chance to win either an IC-M25 Buoyant Marine VHF radio or one of five Icom branded Vacuum Flasks.
If you are a VHF marine radio user, you should be aware of the following changes to marine VHF radio channel usage this year.
One of Icom UK’s longstanding employees has recently marked 25 years service with the company. Virgil Parker (Marine and Avionic Product Specialist) has amassed a wealth of product and industry knowledge, working in virtually every part of the company. In this time he has become a vital part of the team.
Icom UK will be exhibiting its latest range of IDAS digital, analogue and IP business radio solutions at FCS Business Radio 17 (BR17). The event held at Chateau Impney in Worcestershire on Thursday 16th November will see a gathering together of the business radio industry to review regulatory changes and new industry and business developments.