Icom Announce ID-50 Compact Digital Dual Bander

ID-50 D-STAR Digital Handheld Transceiver

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Icom has announced details of the ID-50E, a new dual-band D-STAR digital transceiver to complement Icom’s popular ID-52E model, providing even more choice for customers when it comes to D-STAR digital communications.

The ID-50E is a compact VHF/UHF dual bander with both D-STAR (Digital Smart Technology for Amateur Radio) and FM dual modes and looks very much like the popular ID-51E/PLUS.

ID-50 D-STAR Digital Handheld Transceiver Features:

• Worldwide communication through the D-STAR network
• Band Scope with Waterfall display
• DR (D-STAR Repeater) Function
• Terminal mode and Access Point mode
• D-STAR Text Messaging
• Picture Sharing Function with the ST-ID50A/W picture utility software
• Dual watch function of VHF/VHF, VHF/UHF and UHF/UHF
• VHF Airband and FM broadcast receiver capability
• Charging with a USB type-C Connector
• Easy-to-see Single Band Mode
• microSD Card Slot
• Built-in GPS
• IPX7 Waterproof and Tough Construction
• 750 mW Loud Audio Output Power
• Shares same optional accessories as ID-52/ID-51/ID-31 Series

ID-50 Main Features

  • Global communication reach using the D-STAR network
  • Easy D-STAR settings help beginners
  • Terminal Mode and Access Point Mode*1
  • Share Picture function*2 with the ST-ID50A/W picture utility software
  • Band Scope with Waterfall display
  • Dual watch function of VHF/VHF, VHF/UHF and UHF/UHF 
  • VHF Airband and FM broadcast receiver capability
  • Same optional accessories can be shared with the ID-52/ID-51/ID-31 series transceivers

*1  Terminal and Access Point modes are compatible with the Icom RS-RP3 Gateway Software. If your D-STAR repeater is running G1 or G2 software, ask the repeater administrator to contact the local Icom Distributor to upgrade the software. You need an Internet connection with an IPv4 Global IP address. If you use a cellular system, you need an IPv4 Global IP address assigned to your Android™ device. The RS-MS3W optional software is required to be installed on your PC (Download from Icom website). The RS-MS3A optional application software is required to be installed on Android™ devices (Download on Google Play™) 

*2  Share picture function requires the optional software ST-ID50A (Download on Google Play™) or ST-ID50W (Download from Icom website.)

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