Drivers Icom USB Devices

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  2. AP-95M
  3. AP-90M
  4. IC-7300 Firmware / Software Support Icom Inc.

The driver supports the following transceivers and receivers. ・IC-7100 ・IC-7200 ・IC-7300 ・IC-7410 ・IC-7600 ・IC-7610 ・IC-7850 ・IC-7851 ・IC-9100 ・IC-9700 ・IC-R8600; Thoroughly read the Installation Guide before installing orupdating the USB driver. Note: File Size: 7.67MB: File Type: zip: Manual: manual download page. Aug 15, 2018 Icom USB 3.0 Supported - Changes in this version Windows 10 version 1803 (April 2018 update) is now supported.USB DRIVER INSTALLATION GUIDE. . Use the latest version of our USB Driver from the Icom Inc.global web site (Version is 1.20 for IC-7100/ IC-7200/ IC-7300/ IC-7410/ IC-7600/ IC-7610/ IC-7850/ IC-7851/ IC-9100). As marked driver’s information is 6.7.0. Use PC Windows 10 version 1709. As soon as we have anymore information, we will post on our website. Driver for usb icom. To rapidly & securely update outdated and faulty drivers and install the best matched missing drivers not only for your device drivers but.

Win4IcomSuite User Manual Spanish (Thank you Miguel Iborra!)

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.336 (February 4, 2021)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

New: Updated the EiBi shortwave database

Fixed:

  • Fixed an error in the virtual radios where an extra log entry could be created.
  • Fixed an error where on the first run of the software a non-existent macro file might cause an error.
Cached

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.334 (January 9, 2021)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

New: Updated the EiBi shortwave database

Fixed:

  • The macro file for the MiniScreen did not load the chosen macro file on startup.
  • Adjusted some screens for better fit on a 1080p monitor
  • Frequencies for transverters were not correctly sent to HRD Logbook. However, HRD only supports frequencies to 2.1GHz

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.332 (December 17, 2020)

Due to an error in 1.330, it was removed and replaced with this. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.330 (December 16, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

New:

  • Added a new compact mini-screen with tabbed pages for commands. You can select this in Tools, Settings, User preferences. You will need to restart Win4Icom for the change to take effect.
  • Added an RF Gain and Attenuation macro.
  • Update the EiBi database.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.326 (November 17, 2020)

Please follow the installation notes for the previous release.

Fixed: There was an error in the Network connectivity for the IC-7100. No need to download if you do not have an IC-7100

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.324 (November 12, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • Updates
    • There was an error in selecting and using the VFO B for the IC-7300
    • Log4OM had an issue with modes and logging of frequency.
    • Updated the EiBi database.
  • Important:
    • Make sure you download the SDRPlay API 3.07 from SDRPlay.com if you have not in the past

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.322 (October 21, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • New
    • Added support for the IC-705. Note that at this time, the Bluetooth functionality is not supported (firmware 1.12) and in any case it does not support the spectrum.
    • Updated the EiBi database.
    • Added an option to enable or disable the space bar to engage transmit.
  • Important:
    • Make sure you download the SDRPlay API 3.07 from SDRPlay.com

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.314 (September 10, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • New
    • Added keyboard transmit. Holding down the space bar will put the radio into transmit.
    • Added spectrum tuning steps of 12.5 and 25 kHz for the Icom built in spectra.
    • Updated the EiBi shortwave database
    • Allowed setting of the transmit power to 100% in the transverter support. Be careful!
    • Added band-edge macros.
    • Added SSB Transmit bandwidth macro.
  • Fixed
    • Added time-out for Log4OM logging.
    • Added warning for API 3.07 from SDRPlay.
  • Important:
    • Make sure you download the SDRPlay API 3.07 fro SDRPlay.com
AP-95M

Drivers Icom USB Devices

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.310 (August 13, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • New
    • Added direct Log4OM V2 logging
    • Added the ability to choose show/dx or show/mydx on startup of the ClubLog spotting window.
    • Added the ability to choose the number of spots initially shown in the ClubLog window.
    • Added the missing CAT 1H command in the virtual radios
    • Updated the EiBi shortwave database
  • Fixed
    • Improved reliability of the SDRPlay devices.
  • Important:
    • If you are installing SDRUno version 1.4 (August 12, 2020) you will need to copy the sdrplay_api.dll file from c:Program FilesSDRPlayAPIx86 to the execuatable folder of Win4Icom. This is usually in c:Program files (x86)VA2FSQWin4…. Make sure you copy the X86 version.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.304 (July 22, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • Fixed
    • Improved reliability of the SDRPlay devices on slower computers.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.302 (July 10, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • New
    • Added transverter output to the list of antennas for supported radios.
    • Added a Startup macro which can execute commands as the program opens.
    • Added a Voice/Data macro
  • Fixed
    • Removed extra buttons in the RIT XIT panel. Improved the adjustment of the RIT/XIT frequency.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.300 (June 23, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • New
    • Updated the EiBi Shortwave Database
  • Fixed
    • The IQ spectra speed control would call a .NET function that would fail. This was done in another way to avoid this and CLR failures.
    • The missing CW Speed function in the virtual radios was corrected.
    • The SDRPlay service will be restarted if it is currently off when the SDRPlay spectra are loaded.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.296 (June 4, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

AP-95M

  • New
    • Updated the EiBi Shortwave Database
  • Fixed
    • The SDRPlay RSP Duo error has been corrected.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.290 (May 29, 2020)

Note: This release has an issue with the SDRPlay RSP Duo. It does not work correctly. I expect to receive one on June 2nd. An update will follow.

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • New
    • Migrated to the SDRPlay API 3. This version supports the SDRPlay RSPDX. It is brand new so there could be some issues for a while.
    • Add an IQ out capability when using the SDRPlay and IC-7610 that can be used with CWSkimmer. Read the manual about this!
    • Updated to the latest EiBi shortwave database.
    • Increased polling rate for the S-Meter
  • Fixed
    • Executing the UPB and DNB macros were using cached frequency values.
    • There was an issue with foreign languages in the settings form

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.288 (March 21, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • New
    • Added the ability to automatically close third party software when launched from Win4Icom. This does not work for batch files. Be sure to enable this in the 3rd party software settings page.
    • Updated to the latest EiBi shortwave database.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.284 (Feb 21, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • New
    • Added Frequency and Programmed Scanning. Select Windows Scanning to use this
    • Added the ability to switch between AF and IF output in the Input Output menu. This is useful for CW Skimmer
    • Added the AF Beep Output command in the Input Output menu. This is used to hear the CW side tone when you are using your computers speakers for sound or operating remotely.
    • In CW mode, the Mic slider in the transmit section changes to the side tone level (ST).
  • Improvements and Fixes
    • The RX / TX button has been renamed to just TX. It will become the selected color when in transmit
    • When using SATPC32 with the third party virtual radios, the FM Tone commands were missing.
    • The Mute button, will now restore the previous audio level when unselected.
    • Logic 9 logging of transmit frequency in split should now work.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.280 (Jan 27, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • Fixed
    • For the IC-9700, the waterfall could slowly get out of sync with the spectrum over a period of time. This is most noticeable during satellite operation.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.278 (Jan 8, 2020)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note if you keep your antivirus enabled you may get a false positive. You can check the downloaded file at VirusTotal.com to ease any fears.

  • New
    • Added Mute for the audio. This should be used when running over the network if you do not wish the sound to be playing on the physical radio.
    • Updated the EiBi shortwave database.
  • Fixed
    • Echo is set when Win4Icom closes the network connection.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.276

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • Fixed
    • Some changes to Clublog and Windows have required some code changes to use a different security protocol for downloading the entities from ClubLog.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.274

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • New
    • Please see the previous release
  • Fixed
    • When QSY snap was disabled in the spectra, a QSY did not occur.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.272 ( note there was an error in 1.270)

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • New
    • Added support for transverters from 2200m to 1mm. Be sure to read the manual.
    • Added per band power limits. Note that once this is set, do not change it directly on the radio since it is not possible to restrict the power there.
    • Added user configurable transmit timeouts. By default, if transmission last longer than the timeout value, the radio will automatically go into receive mode. This is to prevent cases where a disconnection of the client when in transmit leaves the radio transmitting indefinitely.
    • The December EiBi Shortwave radio database has been added.
    • The HRD Satellite program is now supported. However, there are several bugs in HRD itself so please read the manual to know how to get around this
    • The ClubLog entities list is now downloaded automatically once a week. In addition, all searches for entities now take place locally instead of at ClubLog.
  • Fixed
    • When adding a record in HRD Logbook, certain radios would be placed in split mode. This is a bug in HRD Logbook. This has been worked around.
    • Using RCForb with a virtual radio in Win4Icom has some errors. This has been fixed.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.264

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • Fixed
    • Various improvements as well as fixed the missing IC-7851 radio in the settings

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.260

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

This version requires the Client Server version 1.06

  • New
    • Added support for the IC-7800

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.256

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • Fixed
    • QSY from the cluster in HRDLogbook was not operating.
    • Fixed the Preamp button in the IC-9700 control screen.
    • Power levels on the IC-7100 and IC-9700 were reworked to show wattage and not percentages. Note that on the 9700 in satellite mode, you need to enable TX Update to see the power levels according to band.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.254

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • New
    • This release adds support for the IC-9700. You must also download and install the VA2FSQClientServer-v1.05 update.
  • Fixed
    • Various improvements for other radios.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.250

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • New
    • This release adds support for the DStar Repeater Mode for the IC-7100. Be sure to press the Help button the first time you use it.
  • Fixed
    • The error correction code for issues concerned with the CIV and Network has been reworked. You will no longer be required to reconfigure any virtual radios when an error occurs such as a power supply being off.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.242 and Client Server 1.04

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • New
    • This release adds support for the IC-7100 and the IC-7700 along with some improvements in the Frequency Memory screen.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.232

Drivers Icom USB Devices

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • Fixed
    • This release corrects an error where some systems will show spikes in the Icom spectrum. This does not happen on all systems but is now corrected.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.230

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • Fixed
    • This release corrects an error with the IC-7600 when used over a network. If you do not have a 7600 then there is no need to download this version.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.226

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • This release now uses .NET 4.6 or higher. In most cases this is installed with Windows update on Windows 7, 8 and 10. Of course, this means that Win4Icom will no longer work on Windows XP. If .NET 4.6 or higher is not installed on your computer, then the installation will download and install .NET 4.6 and then reboot. When you log in after the reboot, please run the installation again to complete the installation.
  • Version 1.226 eliminates occasional spikes in the Icom spectra and reduces CPU spectrum processing by 50%.
  • This version will also detect a disconnected monitor for multi-monitor systems and will place any program screens on the active monitor.
USB

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.216 / 1.218 / 1.220

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • This release now uses .NET 4.6 or higher. In most cases this is installed with Windows update on Windows 7, 8 and 10. Of course, this means that Win4Icom will no longer work on Windows XP. If .NET 4.6 or higher is not installed on your computer, then the installation will download and install .NET 4.6 and then reboot. When you log in after the reboot, please run the installation again to complete the installation.
  • Version 1.220 corrects occasional spikes in the Icom spectra on some computers. If you have 1.216 or 1.218 and you do not see this you can skip installing 1.220.
  • Version 1.218 corrects an error for the Frequency Memories on non-English versions of Windows
  • New:
    • The default sent signal report in the terminal can now be set to 5NN or 599 in the Logbook settings.
    • The scope macro labels will now display 6 characters instead of 4.
    • The EiBi shortwave database has been updated to the Summer 2019 database.
    • Added a help screen for the frequency memories.
    • The CIV address that is supplied by a third party product can now be any value. This is useful for older software that doesn’t support the radios that are supported in Win4Icom.
    • Two buttons have been put in the ClubLog display. One is called Sh/DX which operates the same as the previous reset button (retrieves all DX) and Sh/MyDX which will display spots that have a filter on the particular cluster that you use. Very useful with CCUser.
    • The ClugLog entity list is no longer downloaded and is now included in Win4Icom. This is work around to an occasional error downloading the entities.
  • Fixed
    • Added a few missing tags used to update custom colors
    • Sorting of frequency memories was incorrect. This is now fixed. Note that it is still a text based sort.
    • Fixed missing mode and filter values switching the VFO on the IC-7300.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.212

Note: This version fixes an issue with setting the radio clock if you are using a non-English version of Windows with version 1.210 of Win4Icom. It is not necessary to download if you already have version 1.210 on English Windows.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.210

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue.

  • New:
  • This release now uses .NET 4.6 or higher. In most cases this is installed with Windows update on Windows 7, 8 and 10. Of course, this means that Win4Icom will no longer work on Windows XP. If .NET 4.6 or higher is not installed on your computer, then the installation will download and install .NET 4.6 and then reboot. When you log in after the reboot, please run the installation again to complete the installation.
    • Added the ability to customize the look and feel of Win4Icom. You will find this in Tools, Settings, User Preferences. Try the built in Skins.
    • It is now possible to use both meters during transmit. Right click on the S-Meter to make a choice. Select switch on transmit to show an S-Meter during receive.
    • There is now an option to synchronize the radio clock on start up of Win4Icom. This is in Tools, Settings, User Preferences. It can take up to one minute to set the clock since the clock on the radios are only settable to the minute.
    • QSY’s from the spectrum scope now allow different settings depending on Voice or Digital (+CW) mode.
    • Added two new macro commands: AL for Audio Level Output from the USB codec, and ML for USB Modulation Level
    • Added the current power setting to the title bar for quick reference.
  • Fixed:
    • VFO B Passband colors were not saved
    • There was an error in command 26 in the virtual radios
    • There was a missing command in the virtual radios.
    • The RTTY passband was off in the spectrum.
    • The Tools Input Output menu has been updated for the IC-7100.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.208 / 1.206

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. The installation will be in a new folder and you can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel. If you receive an error concerning the c++ redistribution, please just continue. Note: If you did not have an error during installation of 1.206 you do not need to download 1.208

  • New:
    • Added option in Tools, Settings, User Preferences for a single click in the Icom Spectrum scopes (not for the IQ spectrum)
    • Added VFO tracking for dual receiver radios
    • Added a Tune Macro: Syntax is TUNExx where xx is the % power to use. i.e. TUNE10;
    • Added UP and DN buttons for the VFO A and B when you are editing the VFO frequency digits. Useful for touch screens
    • Added a 5kHz and 9kHz mouse wheel increment
    • Added preliminary support for the IC-7100. Note that this version has no support for the built in frequency menu.
  • Fixed:
    • Allowed selection of 120m and lower frequencies in the Shortwave window.
    • Disabled Sharp and Soft for modes that do not use these functions.
    • Allowed using the CW terminal to log additional modes
    • Fixed non-functional function keys for the CW terminal messages.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.204

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

  • Fixed: The 1.202 release had an error in the Shortwave database dealing with regional settings for numeric formats in countries other than the USA.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.200 / 1.202

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

  • New: Added support for the EiBi Shortwave Database. Spots from this database will display in the spectrum when you select a band and “On Air”
  • Fixed: The reset button in the ClubLog window no longer needs to wait for an incoming record to reset the spots. It is now instantaneous.
  • Version 1.202 fixes an issue with restoring the placement and restoration of the Shortwave database on the desktop. If you don’t use the database you do not need to update to 1.202.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.196, and 1.02 Client/Server

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

  • New: Added support for jog / shuttle type devices that can produce keyboard key values. See tools, Settings, Keyboards and Controllers.
    • Added several new macros. AGC, NR (noise reduction), NB (noise blanker), NT (notch control) and SWL (look up shortwave station). The documentation is in the help file for the screen that allows editing of macros (right click macro window). You may need to refresh your browser when it opens.
    • Added the ability to set the SSB transmit bandwidth. Wide, Medium, and Narrow.
    • Added name resolution for the network IP address in the radio client and the sound client.
    • Added an option to switch to memory mode on exit of Win4IcomSuite. When the program starts, it turns off memory mode and thereafter manages it itself. However on exit, it was not setting it back so manual use of the memories was then only possible if the radio was placed back into memory mode.
  • Fixed: Added the missing CW command in the virtual radios. This command will send CW from the various 3rd party applications.
    • Doubled the number of spots that can be shown at a time in the spectrum.
    • Fixed an error where the IC-7600 was not working correctly on the network.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.192

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

  • New: Added support for the IQ output of the IC-7610. Make sure you download and install the drivers at https://www.icom.co.jp/world/support/download/firm/IC-7610/usb_1_00/
    • Note: The display of the spectrum at higher resolutions may briefly stop while moving the mouse through the spectrum but not the waterfall. This can be removed by not showing the spectrum fill. This will not happen on more powerful graphics devices. Will be working on optimizing this for lower perfomance displays.
  • New: Added display of call signs in the spectrum
  • Fixed: The IC-7300 had the wrong Vcc voltage value

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.184

Note: This replaces 1.182 which had an error on the 7851

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

  • New: Added a Client Server application allowing use on a Network. Please look at manual and the new video.
    • Fixed: The SDRPlay spectrum had an error if both 1KHz and 100Hz snap were not selected.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.176

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

  • New: In preparation for the network connectivity a new Tool is added to allow selecting audio input and output and levels.
    • Added a 1kHz snap to the spectrum scopes. Useful for SSB modes.
    • Added support for HRD version 5.0. Please take a look here: https://icom.va2fsq.com/hrdintegration/

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.172

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

  • Fixed: There was some errors in integration with DXLab.
    • For the IC-7300, the VFO B button will now select VFO B properly.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.166

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

  • New: Support has been added for the IC-7600, IC-7850 and IC-7851
    • Spectrum scopes for both receivers are now available for the 7610, 7850 and 7851
    • Added a waterfall to the Audio Spectrum
  • Fixed: When there were many empty frequency memories it could take a while to load the list.

Installation and Release Notes: Version 1.140

Installation: Please just click on the downloaded file. It will self extract and start the installation. It is best if you temporarily disable any antivirus software. If you are using an AMD system, please logoff and logon after the installation. You can uninstall previous releases at any time using the Windows control panel.

  • New: Support has been added for the IC-7600, IC-7850 and IC-7851
  • Last meter in use is now retained.

Driver Install.

The SiLabs CP210x USB to UART (Serial Port) bridge chip inside the IC-7300 needs a driver. This driver is automatically installed when on Win8.1 or Win10. No need to install the Icom supplied driver. The Audio CODEC inside the IC-7300 does not requires a separate driver install. It is so-called class-compliant. There is nothing Icom specific in the USB part of the IC-7300. Actually, when you analyze the schematics, you’ll see that the build-in interface does not differ from most external interfaces: the decoded analog audio is actually converted to digital again in the USB Audio CODEC. From a practical point of view, this is the best solution, although theoretically it might be questionable. Note that this approach, i.e. going from digital to analog to digital domain again, solves all sample rate conversion issues.

CI-V communication.

The CI-V is accessed via USB or the CI-V jack plug (called REMOTE by Icom) By default, these are connected internally, see this image below.

Drivers Icom USB Devices

Note that the CI-V protocol is a one wire bus protocol (half duplex) and supports connecting devices in parallel. A requirement for connecting in parallel is that all devices use the same baudrate. So when USB is connected to REMOTE, the USB baudrate gets limited to the max. CI-V rate on the REMOTE port, being 19200 baud. Actually, the USB baudrate options are grayed out in the settings menu in this case.

The Icom remote software (RS-BA1) has a scope function. This function requires the baudrate set to 115200. This requires the USB to be disconnected from the REMOTE port, as explained above. This is the famous UNLINK from REMOTE setting. Unfortunately, many computer software (for example HRD free version) does not support setting a higher baudrate than 19200 for CI-V ports. So there you end up switching settings on the IC-7300 when switching software on your computer.

So could I not use CI-V via USB, set to 115200, and CI-V via the REMOTE plug, set to 19200, both at the same time? This would solve two problems: no need to switch settings and computer programs that are limited to 19200 baudrate can be used at the same time with the scope function of RS-BA1. Note that this functionality cannot be created using a software COM port splitter since such a COM port splitter requires all ports to run at the same baudrate.

I had to try this out, so I bought a USB CI-V adapter with FTDI chipset. This is actually a regular 3.3V USB to serial cable where both TXD and RXD are simply connected to the CI-V connector tip. No extra electronics required. You then have an IC-7300 with two CI-V ports, one can be set to 115200 and one to 19200 and both can be used at the same time! (the two arrows going into the CPU box in the diagram above)

This setup shows a very big plus when setting up RTTY with FSK. Often separate COM ports are required for transceiver control and FSK keying. You can now use the REMOTE port for TRX control and configure the USB COM port for FSK.

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Data mode.

Icon uses a separate setting for digital communications on their rigs, the DATA mode. When enabling DATA mode, the compressor is disabled, input is switched and DATA mode specific filter settings are used. There is actually no need to use DATA mode for digital communications, it is just a sort of shortcut for a number of settings. That’s why DATA mode is not available on the RS-BA1 remote software, since this software already switches input when operating remote. It is important to properly “close down” RS-BA1, otherwise the modulation input setting remains on USB and your modulation is gone…

IC-7300 Firmware / Software Support Icom Inc.

On the IC-7300, you can specify where your modulation signal (called MOD by Icom) is coming from when DATA mode is ON and when DATA mode is OFF: MIC connection, ACC connection (the 13 pin plug on the back) or USB CODEC. By default, DATA mode ON is set to ACC, this can be changed in the settings menu to USB. So, out of the box hooked up with USB, the IC-7300 does not transmit your digital mode signal. I guess that’s Icom’s way of saying that you’ll have to do a little manual reading first…

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