Icom ID-51A VHF/UHF Handheld Digital Marine Transceiver Built-in GPS 5.5 W (CITC Licensed)
ID-51A PLUS is an evolution of the ID-51A, Icom’s popular D-STAR Amateur radio. This model incorporates the original feature set including integrated GPS, an independent AM/FM receiver and V/V, U/U, V/U Dualwatch, as well as enhancements for digital operation and compatibility with the RS-MS1A free Android application.
RS-MS1A, Free Download Android™ Application
The RS-MS1A allows you to connect your Android™ device to the ID-51A*. You can see the location of repeater sites on a map application and set them to the ID-51A. Text messages and pictures can be sent and received with your Android™ device.
Send and receive pictures
Send and receive text messaging
Set transceiver’s DR functions from the RS-MS1A or a map application
See the location of repeater sites or other D-PRS stations on a map application
View and export received history of the transceiver
View detailed data in the transceiver’s Repeater list
Import and export the Repeater list and the Callsign list from/to the transceiver
DV Fast Data Mode*
By using data in place of voice frames, the ID-51A transfers data 3.5 times faster (3480 bps) than in the conventional DV mode (with voice). Pictures taken by an Android™ device can be quickly transmitted in the DV Fast Data mode.
*The DV Fast Data mode is not compatible with the DV mode low-speed data communication.
DV and FM Repeater Search Function
The repeater search function searches for nearby analog FM repeaters as well as DV repeaters using the repeater memories and the integrated GPS*.
*To use the repeater search function, the position data of the repeater is required.
Dplus reflector link commands
GPS position data can be sent simultaneously with the serial data communication
Enhanced D-PRS functions: receiving only Base/Object/Item/Weather formats
Altitude data added to the GPS memories
CI-V commands include GPS TX mode, DV data TX and GPS ON/OFF settings and can be sent through DATA connector
Callsign, repeater list and GPS memory import and export in the CSV format
D-STAR DV Mode (Digital Voice + Data)
Independent AM/FM receiver
MicroSD card (Up to 32GB)
TX voice memory (1 channel, 60 seconds)
SPEECH function announces the received call sign (DV Mode), frequency, and mode
QSO recorder function records incoming and outgoing calls. The voice recorder function can record an off-line conversation.
CSV formatted communication log
10-step battery voltage indicator
|A Band - 136-174MHz, 380-479MHz B Band – 108-174MHz, 380-479MHz