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ICOM - ID-5100E - DSTAR - VHF/UHF - 50 W


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Frequency coverage

EUR Version
144-146, 430-440

118-174, 375-550

Type of emission F2D, F3E, F7W
Mode DV, FM, FM-N, AM
AM (RX only), AM-N (RX only)*
* Depending on version
Operating temperature range −10°C to +60°C;
+14°F to +140°F
Frequency stability ±2.5ppm
(−10°C to +60°C on the basis of 25°C)
Digital TX speed 4.8kbps
Voice coding speed 2.4kbps
Antenna impedance 50Ω (SO-239)
Number of memory channels 1000 regular channels,
4 call channels,
50 program scan edges
and 1200 repeater memories
Power supply requirements 13.8V DC ±15%
Current drainRX Stand-by 1.2A
     Max. audio 1.8A
(Dualwatch, with Ext. SP 8Ω load)
TX 13.0A
projections not included)
Main unit 150×40×172.6 mm;
5.91×1.57×6.8 in
Controller 182.2×81.5×24.7 mm;
7.17×3.21×0.97 in
Weight (approx.)Main unit 1.3kg; 2.87 lb
Controller 260g; 9.17 oz




Output power 50W, 15W, 5W
Modulation systemFM, FM-N FM reactance modulation
DV GMSK reactance modulation
Max. frequency deviation ±5.0kHz/±2.5kHz
Spurious emissions Less than −60dBc
Microphone impedance 600Ω
(8-pin modular jack)




Intermediate frequenciesA band 38.85MHz/450kHz (1st/2nd)
B band 46.35MHz/450kHz (1st/2nd)
(12dB SINAD)
Less than 0.18μV
(amateur bands only)
(1% BER)
Less than 0.28μV
Receiver sensitivity
(Not guaranteed, for your reference only. Except amateur bands.)
(12dB SINAD)
137–159.995MHz Less than 0.32μV
160–174.000MHz Less than 0.56μV
375–399.995MHz Less than 0.56μV
400–499.995MHz Less than 0.32μV
500–550.000MHz Less than 0.56μV
(10dB S/N)
118–136.9916MHz Less than 1μV
Squelch sensitivity Less than 0.13μV
(at threshold)
SelectivityFM More than 60dB
FM-N More than 55dB
DV More than 50dB
Spurious and image rejectionsA band More than 60/55dB
B band More than 60/60dB
Audio output power More than 2.0W
(with 8Ω load, 10% distortion)
External speaker connector 2-condcutor 3.5 (d) mm (1/8″)/8Ω

All stated specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Intuitive Touch Screen Operation

Qwerty keyboard example
The intuitive touch screen interface provides quick and smooth operation. The large 5.5 inch display (320×128 pixels) responds naturally to the touch allowing you to change settings, enter frequencies, edit memory channels with ease.

Vehicle installation example
(Using optional MBF-1 mount base and MBA-2 controller bracket)

DV/DV Dualwatch

The ID-5100E can receive both FM/FM and FM/DV mode signals simultaneously. Two DV mode signals can be monitored for receive on either channel. You can check other repeaters or other channel activities while waiting for the main repeater.

* Main band audio has priority, if two DV signals come in at the same time.

DV/DV dualwatch (DR function) example

FM/DV dualwatch (DR function) example

FM/DV dualwatch example

Integrated GPS Receiver

Received position information example
The ID-5100E has an integrated GPS receiver in the controller and shows own position, course, speed and altitude on the display. The GPS position information can be used for exchanging position reports, tracing the GPS log and searching for nearby repeater sites.

DV/FM Repeater List Function

The DV/FM repeater list function assists you in accessing nearby repeaters, even when you are visiting an area for the first time. The function searches for a nearby repeater using the repeater memories and GPS position information.

* To use the automatic repeater list function, the position data of the repeater is required. The ID-5100E will be shipped with a limited number of repeater memories preprogrammed.

Dplus Reflector Linking

Reflector commands example
Dplus reflector link commands are added to the DR function to allow easy reflector operation. Use Reflector, link/unlink to Reflector, echo test and repeater information commands are selectable.

SD Card Slot for Voice and Data Storage

When used with an SD card, the SD card can store various contents including voice memory, DV auto reply message, TX voice message, QSO log, RX history log and GPS log data. Memory channels, repeater memories and other personal settings can be saved to the SD card and can be loaded to the transceiver.

VS-3 Bluetooth® Headset

The optional Bluetooth® headset, VS-3 provides hands-free communication and can remotely control the ID-5100E with three programmable buttons.

* Optional UT-133/A Bluetooth® unit must be installed in the ID-5100E.

Bluetooth® application image

Bluetooth® headset, VS-3 (option)

Bluetooth® unit, UT-133/A (option)

RS-MS1A Android™ Application
(Free download application from Google Play™)

©2014 Google - Map data
©2014 Google
Repeater map example

DR function setting example
The RS-MS1A allows you wirelessly connect the ID-5100E and remotely set DR functions, link with a map application and send/receive messages over the DV mode. In addition, pictures taken by the Android™ device can be transmitted in the DV Fast Data mode or DV mode.

Get it on Google Play
* Either optional UT-133/A Bluetooth®unit or OPC-2350LU Data cable is required.
* Some functions may not work properly, depending on Android™ phones and devices used.

DV Fast Data Mode*

By using data in place of voice frames, the ID-5100E can transfer data 3.5 times faster (3480 bps) than in the conventional DV mode (with voice).

* The DV Fast Data mode is not compatible with the DV mode low-speed data communication.

Optional Active Noise Canceling Microphone

The optional active noise canceling microphone HM-209 can automatically reduce noise in extremely noisy environments and assist in transmitting clear and accurate audio.

Watch the HM-209 performance video:

Other Features

  • Enhanced D-PRS functions with object, position, items and weather formats
  • Convenient memory contents management using CSV format
  • Speech function announces operating frequency, mode and received callsign (DV mode)
  • Independent main dial, volume and SQL knobs for A/B bands
  • AM airband dualwatch
  • CS-5100, programming software supplied
  • 50W output power on both VHF and UHF bands
  • 1500 (50 groups) Repeater list entries
  • 300 call sign memories
  • 300 GPS memories
  • Split tone functions in the analog mode

Supplied accessories (* May differ, depending on version)

  • Hand microphone, HM-207
  • DC power cable, OPC-1132
  • Controller cable, OPC-837 (3.5 m; 11.4 ft)
  • Microphone hanger
  • CD (CS-5100 and instruction handbook PDF)
  • Spare fuse

Main unit panel view

Front panel

Rear panel

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ICOM - ID-5100E - DSTAR - VHF/UHF - 50 W

ICOM - ID-5100E - DSTAR - VHF/UHF - 50 W

3 years warranty

Innovation and Mobility
Taken to the Next Level