Icom introduces new handheld, mobile radios
Icom America introduced at IWCE 2004 the IC-F33G series of handheld radios that are smaller and more powerful than other products in its niche, the company said. Features include the ability to tune splinter frequencies (2.5/3.125 kHz pitch), 256 channels, wide bandwidth (70 mg), 10 channels on 2-tone, BIIS compatibility, a 14-segment, 8-character display on the LCD screen and a body that is 17% smaller and 27% lighter than the Icom F3G handheld. In addition, Icom unveiled the IC-F7000, a land mobile transceiver that can be used either as a mobile radio or base station. It has the ability to store 400 channels, 100 ALE channels, 100 telephone numbers, 100 selcall Ids and 120 ALE Ids. It also features a GPS input and an external 32 MHz reference input for accurate tuning.