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New firmware for the IC-705, IC-7300 and IC-9700 - Tom VA3TS - 2021-01-26

Icom will be releasing new firmware for our IC-705, IC-7300 and IC-9700 transceivers.
The updates are planned to improve the user experience and incorporate communication modes such as FT8.
The firmware is due to be released around the end of January 2021 starting with the IC-705 and followed shortly by versions for the IC-7300 and IC-9700. The updates will be available as free downloads from the following web address:
www.icomjapan.com/support/firmware_driver
Planned updates include
• One-touch FT8 mode preset
• Scroll mode automatically keeps the operating signal within the scope range
• Multi-function dial items have been improved (New for IC-7300 and IC-9700)
• Compatible with the AH-705 antenna tuner (for IC-705)
• WLAN (Access point) function is added (for IC-705)
• Other updates are planned for each model
Icom also plans to update the RS-BA1 Ver2, CS-705 and the CS-9700 programming software.
To keep up to date with all Icom news, follow Icom UK’s  social media channels  or  sign up to their Newsletter . New Firmware Icom Updates for the IC-705, IC-7300, IC-9700 to include Smoother FT8 Mode Operation
Icom will be releasing new firmware for our IC-705, IC-7300 and IC-9700 transceivers. The updates are planned to improve the user experience and incorporate communication modes such as FT8.
The firmware is due to be released around the end of January 2021 starting with the IC-705 and followed shortly by versions for the IC-7300 and IC-9700. The updates will be available as free downloads from the following web address:
www.icomjapan.com/support/firmware_driver
Planned updates include
• One-touch FT8 mode preset
• Scroll mode automatically keeps the operating signal within the scope range
• Multi-function dial items have been improved (New for IC-7300 and IC-9700)
• Compatible with the AH-705 antenna tuner (for IC-705)
• WLAN (Access point) function is added (for IC-705)
• Other updates are planned for each model
Icom also plans to update the RS-BA1 Ver2, CS-705 and the CS-9700 programming software.
To keep up to date with all Icom news, follow Icom UK’s  social media channels  or  sign up to their Newsletter .


RE: New firmware for the IC-705, IC-7300 and IC-9700 - Ve3dgy - 2021-01-26

Awesome, thx Tom  I had no idea. Will start following them.