ICOM Releases New Radio IC-DRC1MKII Equipped With GPS

- Dec 18, 2019-

IC-DRC1MKII

(Source: icom.co.jp)



In early December, ICOM released the GPS-equipped "IC-DRC1 MKII". The position information of the communication partner can be displayed on the computer map. Even if there is no response, you can listen to the surrounding sound of the communication partner and quickly understand the abnormal situation.


  • A GPS-equipped radio that supports the safety, security, and comfort of local communities without licenses, qualifications, and call charges.


  • Can be widely used for community contact, such as residents' associations and circles, as well as for disaster prevention and crime prevention.


  • In addition to knowing the distance and direction to the communication partner, you can connect to a PC and display the location on the map.


  • With a high output power of 500mW, a wide call area of about 500m to 2km is secured.


  • High utility such as remote monitoring function for surrounding sounds, FM radio function, USB charging support.


It is equipped with GPS, and users can know the distance and direction from each other. If the software "RS-DRC1", which can be downloaded on a computer, is installed, the position of the other party can be displayed on a map. There is also a monitoring function that can send requests to the communication partner and listen to the sound around the communication partner via the remote control. Even if the other party is unable to speak during the incident or accident, in addition to being able to understand the surrounding conditions and abnormalities, 

you can also call according to the situation.


The calling area of IC-DRC1 MKII is approximately 500 meters to 2 kilometers. It is short in urban areas and long in suburbs. The suggested retail price is 29,800 yen.