Tag Archives: D-Star

D-Star Live! This Weekend

Don’t forget D-Star live is coming up this weekend, March 11, 2017 in Lawrenceville, GA.   The event will also be live streamed. Read more at the Icom America site and at D-Star Info. I’ll look forward to seeing you … Continue reading

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Control Head Mounting Solution for the Icom ID-5100

I’ve been reading a lot of online comments about the mounting options – or lack thereof – for the control head of the Icom ID-5100.  While I tend to agree that it would have been nice for Icom to include … Continue reading

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Mobile Installation of the Icom IC-7100, Part 2

Well, I finally traded the venerable Chrysler Aspen for a 2014 Ford Explorer Limited.  Fortunately, the 7100 installed in the Explorer without any difficulties.  I actually found more room under the seat for the radio body and all related wires … Continue reading

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The NEW Icom ID-5100 D-Star mobile radio!

I don’t know much about this one yet, but here’s the link to the Icom Japan site for the new ID-5100 D-Star radio.  This looks to be a nice addition to Icom’s D-Star lineup.  I don’t yet know the particulars, but it … Continue reading

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Mobile Installation of the Icom IC-7100

I’ve had a lot of fun over the last week installing my new Icom IC-7100 in my 2008 Chrysler Aspen SUV.  This new radio from Icom is a great mobile rig, but offers some unique mounting challenges.  After completing my … Continue reading

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