IC-9100 Firmware Rev. E2 & IC-7410 Firmware Rev. 1 are now downloadable from the Icom Inc. Osaka, Japan Global-website of 1 & 8 August, 2013. The new Firmware corrects a number of issue and offers improvements to the two radio (see the all Icom specs and instructions.) – D-STAR the QSO Party 2013 … 10 lucky winner! see below.
In addition, a new USB Driver Rev. 1.20 (adds USB3 port and W8) & Cloning software CS-9100 Rev. 1.01 & Remote Control RS-BA1 Rev. 1.41 can be downloaded. The USB Driver supports the following radios (as of July 2013) IC-7100/IC-7200/IC-7410/IC-7600/IC-9100.
Link to: Icom C-9100 Firmware Release E2 & Improvements informations
To use the USB cable between the transceiver and the PC, you must install a USB driver. – If the latest USB driver that comes with the CS-9100 or RS-BA1 has already been installed, the additional installation is not necessary.
[Note] Please read (link) Icom Firmware update instructions (ENG. pdf) thoroughly and make sure what is required for the firmware update !!
IC-9100 Checking the Version installed – (idem for “checking” the IC-7410 *)
1) – Press and hold [F4] and [F5] while turning [ON] the IC-9100 – (idem for IC-7410)
2) – Do NOT release [F4] and [F5] until you have READ the Version results (3)
3) – Results will appear at the bottom of the display
Results for latest Version E2 (01 August, 2013):
F: 3.01-000 = Front (currently no updates) / M: 3.42-E00 = Main (currently no updates) / DM: 3.05 <00> = DSP Main (Previous version should read 3.03 or 3.02) – DS: 3.08 <00> = DSP Sub (Previous version should read 3.04 or 3.03) – (!! Read the Icom information)
IC-7410 HF/50MHz * Icom Inc. Global Japan of 08.08.2013: Now there is an Firmware update Rev. 1 for the IC-7410 Transceiver. – See the link below for Icom download page, and also to the Upgrade Instruction (ENG).
Link to: Icom C-7410 Firmware Release 1 & Improvements and informations
[Note] In the IC-7410 the firmware is updated through the USB port on the rear panel of the IC-7410. The USB driver must be installed before connecting the USB cable between the IC-7410 and to the PC. – Please read the original instruction from Icom Inc. “Download the Icom Firmware update instructions” (ENG)
USB Driver Rev. 1.20 (adds USB3 port and W8) & Cloning software CS-9100 Rev. 1.01 can be downloaded. The USB Driver supports the following radios (as of July 2013) IC-7100/IC-7200/IC-7410/IC-7600/IC-9100 & RS-BA1 Remote Controll applications.
This driver is for only Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, and Windows® 8 (except “RT” versions)
Link to: Icom Inc. USB Driver Software Revision 1.20 of 01 August, 2013
After installing the driver, connect the radio to the PC, and then the USB driver is automatically installed to add a COM port …etc. –
[Note] Before downloading the driver, please thoroughly read (link) Icom USB driver installation guide for W8/7/Vista/XP (ENG pdf) for installation details and what is required for the installation !!
CS-9100 Cloning Software Rev. 1.01 can be downloaded from Icom Inc.
Un software di utilità e clonazione tra apparati uguali – Icom ne dispone un tipo per ciascuno dei suoi apparati base, portatili o veicolari, in generale abilitati per comunicazioni D-STAR. Questa Versione 1.01 per IC-9100 supporta l’uso delle porte USB-3 e W8 ed è stato rilasciato il 1° Agosto 2013.
Link to: Icom CS-9100 Cloning Software Rev. 1.01 del 01 August, 2013
NB> sia per il CS-9100, sia per il CS-7100 Icom annota che è necessario aver installato la precedente propria Versione 1.00 prima di aggiornare con l’ultima ! Scrive anche altre importanti annotazioni da leggere nelle stesse pagine Icom. [Nota] I relativi manuali di installazione per CS-9100 e CS-7100 ad oggi NON sono stati rintracciati (almeno e Se&o!) sulle pagine web di Icom Inc. Japan (02.8.2013)
RS-BA1® Remote Control system Ver. 1.41 (USB-3.0 is now supported)
(QST… April, 2012 pag. 55 etc. the Really Cool Stuff )
An RS-BA1® remote control system consists of at least one PC, which is used as a Base station (Server) and at least one PC, which is used as a Remote station (Client). Both PCs have to be connected with a network and VAC. The Icom USB driver must be installed.
[Note] When you use the RS-BA1 version 1.41, the USB driver must be the USB 3.0 compatible version. Download the USB driver Ver. 1.20 !! – You must have the RS-BA1 software installed BEFORE you update to revision 1.41.
Link to: Icom Inc. RS-BA1 Software Ver. 1.41 of 2013/08/01 (! run not free)
Since cannot turn the radio ON or OFF with RS-BA1 Remote Control operation, the radio must be turned ON. – [Note] there other control board and software (no Icom brand) to control power to equipment or other options, it works together with Icom RS-BA1 or HRD software etc.
D-STAR QSO Party 2013 – …… 10 lucky winners, from all participants!
Purpose: Connecting the world through D-STAR repeaters (or *) around the globe.
Date & time: September 20th, 21st and 22nd, 2013. Friday 0:00 ~ Sunday 24:00 (UTC)
Bands and modes: DV mode 28MHz / 50MHz / 70MHz / 145MHz / 430MHz / 1200MHz (* Simplex operation on 28MHz, 50MHz and 70MHz) –
[Note] Read the all Icom Info & rules and how to submit a log informations link below –
Link tho: Icom Inc. D-STAR QSO Party 2013 – Rules
[Note] All specifications are subject to change without notice – All trademarks belong to their respective holders. This page is just a non-official overview, where no one should draw any conclusions – all images and versions above is for illustration only (tnx)!