Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

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Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by N3AAG » Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:39 pm

Any ideas about differences between Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series radios?

I mean IC-F3061 / IC-F4061 and IC-F3161 / IC-F4161 portales.

As I have understood, IC-FX161 newer.

And also IC-FX161 utilize UT-126H for digital instead of UT-119H in IC-FX061.

This all differences or are still something more essential?

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by Wicho » Wed Aug 06, 2008 1:02 pm

Besides price? Yes.

The 3161/4161 is supposed to have an improved processor, improved mic or speaker circuit something or other (sorry, can't remember off hand) and some additional signaling features not found in the 3061/4061.

If you're just going to use them in analog with no fancy signaling, I'd go with the 3061/4061. Otherwise, pony up the extra cash.

Check out: http://www.icom.us/en/media_events/news ... s_0805.pdf

it takes a while to load, but read pages 1, 3 and 4.

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by twowayradiony » Sat Aug 16, 2008 11:57 pm

The only Major change is the MDC-1200.Note the price on the new 3161 or 4161 is now the price the 3061 were lol

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by N3AAG » Sun Aug 17, 2008 4:26 am

Wicho wrote:Besides price? Yes.

The 3161/4161 is supposed to have an improved processor, improved mic or speaker circuit something or other (sorry, can't remember off hand) and some additional signaling features not found in the 3061/4061.

If you're just going to use them in analog with no fancy signaling, I'd go with the 3061/4061. Otherwise, pony up the extra cash.

Check out: http://www.icom.us/en/media_events/news ... s_0805.pdf

it takes a while to load, but read pages 1, 3 and 4.
Thank you!

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by N3AAG » Sun Aug 17, 2008 4:28 am

twowayradiony wrote:The only Major change is the MDC-1200.Note the price on the new 3161 or 4161 is now the price the 3061 were lol
What price on 3161/4161?

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by Wicho » Tue Aug 19, 2008 1:24 pm

About $260 for the limited keypad 4061. Add another $15 or so for the full keypad.

Around $390 for the 4161 with limited keypad. About $60 more for the full keypad version.

Above prices are for analog only radios. Think around $120-$180 more for digital capabilities. Above prices are guidelines of what you can find on-line, not MSRP. You might be able to do a bit better if you're willing to put the time into searching. You'll be hard pressed to find better prices on the 4061 though.

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by N3AAG » Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:02 am

twowayradiony wrote:The only Major change is the MDC-1200.
MDC for RX only?

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by N3AAG » Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:37 am

Any ideas why F-x161 uses UT-126H instead of UT-119H?

What is the differences between UT-126H and UT-119H?

UT-119H isn't part of IDAS concept?

UT-119H will work with IC-Fx161?

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by twowayradiony » Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:29 am

The MDC-1200 in the 3161 is tx and rx ,Status message,stun alias.The 3061 has no mdc1200

the UT119 and 126 are the same board there is a upgrade flash for the ut119 which makes it a ut126 going in the 3161 and 5061

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by N3AAG » Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:52 am

twowayradiony wrote:The MDC-1200 in the 3161 is tx and rx ,Status message,stun alias.The 3061 has no mdc1200
Ok! Icom get Moto license on MDC? I heard that Moto don't like to sold licenses on MCD, becase this signaling is too old (it has been discussed on Batlabs).
the UT119 and 126 are the same board there is a upgrade flash for the ut119 which makes it a ut126 going in the 3161 and 5061
Ok. Same hardware, but different firmware. But my question is still unanswered. What is the differences between UT-126 & UT-119? Both compatible with portables, both digital, both 6.25 kHz...

They are can talk with each other or no?

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by twowayradiony » Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:47 am

MDC-1200 is no longer owned by motorola they let the pat expire.Mdc-1200 is open for all

Yes UT119 and UT126 are the same and are compatable

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by N3AAG » Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:28 am

twowayradiony wrote:MDC-1200 is no longer owned by motorola they let the pat expire.Mdc-1200 is open for all
Wow...
Yes UT119 and UT126 are the same and are compatable
Hmmm... but why they then exist simultaneously and cost different money? What for?

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by twowayradiony » Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:41 am

The UT119-and UT126 cost the same there is no price diffrence.The UT-126 is the upgraded UT-119 .They both have the same features Just a new model for a new portable

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by N3AAG » Wed Aug 20, 2008 11:46 am

twowayradiony wrote:The UT119-and UT126 cost the same there is no price diffrence.The UT-126 is the upgraded UT-119 .They both have the same features Just a new model for a new portable
Ok, I try to trust you :)

P.S.
But you tried in practice, 119 will talk with 126 and vice versa?

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Re: Differences between IC-Fx061 and IC-Fx161 Series

Post by twowayradiony » Wed Aug 20, 2008 12:24 pm

Yes the 119 and 126 talk to each other .They are both the same as stated 6.25 digital and also have the same secure features

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