● ICOM Booth> IC-R30 <
A handheld Communications Receiver next model of IC-R20.
This product is under development so the specifications, release date and the price are currently undefined. Digital mode decoders will be available.
> IC-R8600 <
+ 10kHz - 3GHz with APCO P25, DMR, dPMR, D-CR for Japan, D-STAR and NXDN
+ Real time spectrum scope and waterfall display
+ Direct PC control and remote PC control function
+ 4.3 inch color TFT LCD with touch screen
+ Built in SD card slot which reception sound and decoded logs can be stored into SD cards
+ External speaker with PSU(Power Source Unit) SP-39AD(optional) can be added
+ Firmware upgradable
I don’t know when IC-R8600 is available. The price will be about $2000-2500(tax not included). ICOM has replied to my expectations.
> IC-7610 <
● KENWOOD Booth> TH-D74 <
here). The release date is at the end of August 2016. The price will be between $750-800(tax not included).
The main features :
+ D-STAR mode which is fully compatible with other D-STAR rigs such ICOM's (an ICOM staff said on an official streaming program)
+ GPS with Logger and Automatic Time Setting
+ Bluetooth(HSP & SPP), microSDHC and Micro-USB connections
+ IP54/55 water and dust proof of body
+ Color LCD. Blue when APRS mode and green when D-STAR mode
The receiving features :
+ 0.1-524MHz wide receiving coverage with DV/DV fast data/FM/NFM WFM/AM/SSB/CW (only Band B)
+ 20Hz minimum step(only for SSB/CW/AM mode, Band B only)
+ internal bar antenna reception (0.1-10MHz, Band B only, internal/external switchable)
+ VxV, UxU, VxU dual band receiving simultaneously
+ IF filters of 2.2-3.0kHz for SSB, 0.3-2.0kHz for CW, 3.0-7.5kHz for AM
+ IF output mode via USB port(band width : 15kHz, center frequency : 12kHz)
+ Audio Equalizer, 5bands (0.4-6.4kHz) for reception and 4bands (0.4-3.2kHz) for transmission
For Band A, only 1.25meter band TRX is omitted for Japan version.
● YAESU Booth
> FT-991A <
+ Realtime spectrum scope, non-stop audio while displaying
+ Display color setting
+ Multi Color Waterfall display. 7 colors can be selected
If you own FT-991 series, the large scale upgrade service will be available by next month this year 2016 in Japan. The additional expense will be about $500-550 (in Japan). The official information will be published soon.
> FT-891 <
HF+50MHz mobile transceiver. Although visitors of Dayton Hamvention 2016 saw it, this is the first time to be shown in Japan.