By Andrew Barron, ZL3DW
The Icom IC-705 is one of the most exciting radios released in recent years. The leap forward in function compared to what was available before is enormous but can you get the most out of the myriad of features it has? Radio Today guide to the Icom IC-705 by hugely popular author Andrew Barron, ZL3DW provides exactly what you need to make the most out of this radio - a practical guide to setting it up and operating.
The Icom IC-705 is a ground-breaking SDR amateur radio transceiver that covers 160m-70cm. Designed to be easily potable, this QRP radio has a 4.3" colour touchscreen spectrum display, a built-in GPS receiver, Bluetooth and D-Star to mention a few of its features. So how do you get the most out of these features or set up the digital mode software such as WSJT-X, Fldigi, MixW, CW Skimmer, or MRP40 to mention a few? That is where Radio Today guide to the Icom IC-705 comes in. If you want a straight-forward guide to hooking the radio to your windows PC or a simple guide to the CS-705 software, you will find it here along with tips and much more. This book doesn't duplicate the manuals which describe each button, function, and control but is a "how to do it" book with easy to follow, step by step instructions. For example Radio Today guide to the Icom IC-705 reduces the three chapter, 81 page guide to setting up D-Star on the FT-705 in the Icom manual to a comprehensible and practical 25 pages of how to set up and use D-Star in 'real life'.
The Icom IC-705 is an amazing radio and if you want to get the most out of it the Radio Today guide to the Icom IC-705 is practical insight that is a must for every owner or potential purchaser.
Size 174x240mm, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781 9139 9506 5