ICOM IC-SAT100 PTT Satellite Radio
The ICOM IC-SAT100 Push-To-Talk handset uses advanced technology to connect over Iridium’s satellite network. It can also be purchased with a wide variety of optional accessories that includes a satellite radio antenna to improve connectivity in isolated regions.
Technology and Design
The IC-SAT100 is engineered to communicate via satellite network with other as well as compatible push-to-talk devices and radios over VHF, UHF, and HF frequencies. It is designed with military graded specs and an ingress protection rating of 67 that protects the device to withstand unforgiving terrains and severe weather conditions.
Satellite Radio Features
The ICOM push-to-talk radio has secure capabilities for messaging and voice services that enables safe communication between talkgroups. It is robustly designed with sophisticated features making this an affordable and easy to use option for recreational groups or commercial or government teams.
The ICOM IC SAT100 satellite PTT radio has an emergency service to send SOS messages to predefined contacts and also includes a priority interrupt function to ensure that critical communication is sent immediately.
The AquaQuake function is a clever technique to keep the interior of the device dry and operational. When enabled, the handset vibrates to force any liquids out of the speaker grill.
With the SAT100 satellite radio, you can communicate with up to 15 talkgroups and it operates with IDASTM and analog radios through VE-PG4 and the RoIP Gateway.
The VE-PG4 gateway system interconnects with several different protocols for global coverage and it allows connectivity with SIP IP phones, IDAS, LTE, and WLAN.
When purchasing a new handset unit, you will receive a battery pack, antenna, belt clip, and charger as part of the kit. However, it is also advised to invest in backup peripherals to extend the use of the sat radio as well as to ensure your handset is never without power.
- To enhance your experience with the SAT100 satellite PTT, you can purchase the ICOM PTT speaker microphone that allows you to talk and listen to communications without having to remove the handset from your case or belt.
- Use of the sat radio is versatile as you can use it without having to have a clear, unobstructed view of the sky for quality connectivity. The satellite radio antenna can be fixed in an outside location allowing you to use the radio in enclosed areas or vehicles.
- The ICOM docking station has Bluetooth capabilities so you operate the handset safely while driving or working. It securely supports the handset and an AC power adapter, a DC adapter cable, a horn, and ignition lead is also included along with a secure strap, and the additional components required for installation.
- The ICOM PTT Fixed / Vehicular Radio system can be installed in a remote office or vehicle and it provides AC or DC power to the device and connects to an Iridium satellite antenna. This is a convenient option that allows use of the PTT radio in any location.