Icom Innovation on Display at Hamvention® 2023

KIRKLAND, Wash. (May 2023) – It’s that time of year! From May 19 – 21, thousands of ham radio enthusiasts will come together again for the world’s largest amateur event, Hamvention®, in Xenia, OH. This year’s theme captures the event’s spirit in one word –– Innovation. Stop by booth 2608 (Building 2) to see Icom’s own innovations on display, including our newest SHF all-mode mobile, the IC-905, and attendees can catch a sneak peek of our ID-50A* prototype.

The IC-905 SHF all-mode rig covers 2m / 70 cm / 1.2 GHz / 2.4 GHz / 5.6 GHz bands and, with the optional CX-10G transverter, 10 GHz. This portable also has a few industry-firsts under its belt. The IC-905 is the first radio to support the five major global bands from VHF to SHF; it’s the first PoE-powered RF module designed to be at the base of the antenna, eliminating signal loss; and is compatible with Amateur TV in analog FM mode.

Enhance your QSO experience with Icom’s newest handheld, the ID-50A. This compact, entry-level DSTAR dual-bander, 2m/70cm, is a perfect introduction to the world of ham radio operation. Beginners will love the easy D-STAR settings, band scope with waterfall display, Share Picture function (requires STID50A/ W app), Dualwatch, and more. Optional accessories are also compatible with the ID-52A, ID-51A, and ID-31A.

If you’re looking to get more acquainted with amateur equipment, check out the Special Event Station (W8BI; Tesla Building E2, booths 2706 – 2707). Visitors can see Icom’s popular base stations in action and contact friends at home or someone new on our
IC-7300, IC-7610, IC-9700, and IC-705.

Put on your most comfortable shoes and head to Hamvention 2023 at the Greene County Fairgrounds & Expo Center. For more information about this event, visit Hamvention® online.

Icom is dedicated to designing and manufacturing the best amateur radio equipment on the market. Hams worldwide choose Icom products for their legendary durability, quality, and ease of use. Visit our website for more information about our Amateur products and view our trade show Schedule. Follow Icom America on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn.

For the love of ham radio.

* This device has not been approved by the appropriate authorities in each country. This device may not be sold or leased or be offered for sale or lease until approval has been obtained.

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