A brief explanation of the types of marine radios available, including the pros and cons of various types of fixed and handheld VHF sets
Salt water corrosion is a major problem for any equipment being used at sea. No matter how waterproof the equipment is, without correct maintenance, corrosion will eventually cause loss of performance and further issues
Icom UK will have several special offers for customers who buy from Icom dealers at the London Boat Show (10th - 14th January 2018)
Icom UK are supporting Ken Fowler who aims to sail from Lands End to John O Groats in a dinghy to raise £50,000 for two amazing charities, Cancer Research and Oakhaven Hospice. Icom has supplied an IC-M25EURO radio with HM-213 speaker microphone to help keep him safe and in contact…
One of the great features of the IC-M605EURO, as well as it being a high class stand alone VHF with AIS receiver, is that it can be used as a multi-station on-board radio system…ideal for a large vessel such as a large yacht or motor boat
Icom UK have worked with the RNLI to create the ‘Emergency VHF Radio Calling Procedure’ stickers. These useful stickers provide a prompt of the procedures a radio user would go through to make a VHF call. The stickers will be distributed with Icom Marine radios as well as being available…
Icom UK's team will be on hand to demonstrate their latest range of marine radio products and answer any related questions on our stand (C063) at the London Boat Show between 6th - 15th January 2017
Icom UK will be offering several special offers only available for customers who buy from Icom dealers at the Southampton Boat Show 16th - 25th September 2016
Icom UK will be showcasing its latest range of marine communication products at this year’s Southampton Boat Show
The IC-M93D EURO VHF/DSC handheld radio is the successor to the popular IC-M91D. Stylish and slim, this new Icom handheld contains an abundance of features including a dedicated built-in DSC receiver (meets ITU-R M.493-13 Class D DSC), internal GPS and active noise cancelling technology. In addition, an intuitive interface coupled…
Icom UK have put a shot video together about ATIS and how to enable it on an ICOM Marine radio
Icom UK are pleased to introduce its new ‘regatta pack’, a compact/portable support solution, ideal for providing marine communications for RYA and ISAF affiliated clubs and organisations.
Icom is pleased to continue its sponsorship of the safety team for this year’s 'The One' Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week which will take place from 30th July 2016 - 7th August 2016.
Icom UK have put together an article about SSB Marine radio in the Knowledge Base Section of their website
Icom will be providing radio communications to the Royal Temple Yacht Club (RTYC) in Ramsgate for their annual regatta, on from the 24th of July, through to the 29th. The Ramsgate Week regatta has been a feature of the town’s calendar for over 100 years and is widely recognised as…
The first ever sample of a new Icom handheld VHF/DSC was shown at the London Boatshow 2016. Flown in especially from Osaka, Japan, the new product, called the IC-M93D is the next stage of evolution for a VHF/DSC handheld!
If you are looking to upgrade your marine radio or advice on your first ever VHF purchase, there is no better place to visit than the Icom stand (C017) at the London Boat Show between 8th - 17th January 2016.
Great features mixed with style are the traits of Icom’s new buoyant marine VHF radio which floats and flashes when dropped into the water.
The most popular method of communicating with other boats is via very high frequency (VHF) radio. Learn how VHF works, the basics behind the frequencies you see on your VHF and understand the differences in locations
Digital Selective Calling has become an integral part of marine VHF Communication. Here we give an overview of how it works, what is does and the issues that affect you