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Icom UK, Official Supplier of Radio Communication Equipment to Cowes Week

Icom UK, Official Supplier of Radio Communication Equipment to Cowes Week

Icom UK is continuing its support of Cowes Week as the Official Supplier of Radio Communication Equipment. Icom’s sponsorship provides the event organisers, Cowes Week Limited (CWL) with a mixture of marine and LTE radio solutions to help the officials in marshalling race activity and also to assist the safety teams with thier safety cover.

The equipment supplied by Icom is used to provide communication between the race officers to coordinate race starts, set courses and marshal the competitors. The radios are also used to communicate with vessels (including commercial shipping and ferries) and the coastguard.

Ian Lockyer, Marketing Manager of Icom UK said, ‘We have been involved with Cowes Week for over a decade. We are proud to have such a strong relationship with this prestigious event. We wish all the competitors the best of luck during the racing week.'

Icom LTE radio solutions form part of a radio system that allows you to communicate over a 4G/LTE closed network. For more details about this technology, visit our dedicated web pages: Icom LTE/PoC Radio System.

Cowes Week takes place between the 30th of July and the 6th of August 2022. The event is a key part of the British sporting calendar with 40 daily races for around 750 boats, around 8,500 competitors and at least 100,000 visitors.

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