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IDAS pre-buy questions

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idigicom

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After a few weeks, we had very good testing results w iCOM digital HTs (ICF4161D) at the local office.
Exceptional audio clarity in digital simplex mode compared to when we step back to the analogue world repeaters. So the boss said it's time to step up to IDAS Repeaters! Btw, the digital simplex range was incredible, Low-1 setting was crystal clear up to 1.7 miles outdoor!

Initially, we are looking for a single channel setup to cover 20 miles range of a local site, so do I order for IDAS Repeater kit?

1) IC-FR6000-01 RF Unit (Is there a desktop chassis available or rack mount only?)
2) IAS FR 6000 DUPLEXER KIT
3) ICT 22012-30N Power supply
3) **while I don't need trunking yet, does UC-FR5000 ID board allow remote access to the repeater setup via ethernet/IP connection?

Let me know if I'm missing anything.
I am fairly familiar with the 4161 programming software so I think I'm ready to take on the idas repeater :)

Please e-mail me if you have any setup suggestions... idasidig at yahoo com
 

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You'll love it.

1) IC-FR6000-01 RF Unit (Is there a desktop chassis available or rack mount only?)

Normally rack mounted, but the same box sits quite nicely on a desktop, and accepts a mic directly.

2) IAS FR 6000 DUPLEXER KIT

Any duplexer will work, but the internal unit is slick and works well. If you ever add the 2nd RF module you will have to relocate the duplexer as it is installed in the 2nd RF module slot.

3) ICT 22012-30N Power supply

Unlike the FR3/4000 units, the FR5/6000 series has no internal PS. Any reliable 12VDC source w/ 20A+ will do. The ITC unit allows for battery backup.

3) **while I don't need trunking yet, does UC-FR5000 ID board allow remote access to the repeater setup via ethernet/IP connection?

OH YEA!! Icom has an entire suite of IP products. The new VE-PG2 IP multicast boxes work on the FR5/6000 also. The VE-PG2 can connect to any Icom repeater or mobile, digital or analog, conventional or trunking. Connected via the Internet you can add a remote location anywhere.
 
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After a few weeks, we had very good testing results w iCOM digital HTs (ICF4161D) at the local office.
Exceptional audio clarity in digital simplex mode compared to when we step back to the analogue world repeaters. So the boss said it's time to step up to IDAS Repeaters! Btw, the digital simplex range was incredible, Low-1 setting was crystal clear up to 1.7 miles outdoor!

Initially, we are looking for a single channel setup to cover 20 miles range of a local site, so do I order for IDAS Repeater kit?

1) IC-FR6000-01 RF Unit (Is there a desktop chassis available or rack mount only?)
2) IAS FR 6000 DUPLEXER KIT
3) ICT 22012-30N Power supply
3) **while I don't need trunking yet, does UC-FR5000 ID board allow remote access to the repeater setup via ethernet/IP connection?

Let me know if I'm missing anything.
I am fairly familiar with the 4161 programming software so I think I'm ready to take on the idas repeater :)

Please e-mail me if you have any setup suggestions... idasidig at yahoo com
Go here,

www.squadtechllc.com

Talk to craig,he's a dealer and can answer all your questions about IDAS

73,
n9zas
 

kent11

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Idas

Tried to e-mail you some info. Your yahoo account bounced. PM me with you e-mail.
 

matt131

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Icom IDAS is the way to go. the IDAS technology for me has saved me ALOT of money because the digital has given me the extra range that when I used analog I would have needed a low watt repeater to get the range the digital gives me. I totally promote Icom IDAS and look forward to Icom coming out with even more IDAS products.
 
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