Originally established in 1974 as Thanet Electronics, Icom (UK) Ltd started as a retailer and trade distributor to the Amateur radio market. The company has now become one of the country’s leading distributors of radio communications products and has built a reputation for providing the marine, aviation, amateur and business markets with high quality products and excellent service. Based in Herne Bay, Icom (UK) Ltd, now employs 39 staff. It has an established dealer network, with more than 1,000 accounts both in the UK and overseas.

Icom’s range includes two way radio transceivers, scanner/receivers and radio systems for Private Mobile/ Business Two Way Radio (PMR/ PBR), Amateur radio, Marine radio, commercial marine radio, aviation radio and licence free walkie talkies (PMR446). Icom’s range is available in fixed-base radio, vehicle mount radio, handheld radio and now digital radio formats (IDAS for Digital Private Mobile Radio (DPMR), D-Star for Digital Amateur Radio.) With over 50 years experience in the design and manufacturing of the most technically advanced two way radio products in the world, Icom has earned a reputation for quality, innovation and high performance.

Maintaining a balance between advanced technology and human interaction is one of the most important aspects of marine communications equipment. Years of dedication have produced a range of marine products that are unsurpassed for quality, excellence and reliability. Technical superiority and quality workmanship are renowned Icom hallmarks. Icom have also developed state-of-the-art communications equipment to suit the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).From the largest commercial vessels, to the smallest weekend runabouts, encompassing everything in-between, Icom guarantees complete reliability and quality.