IC-9700 firmware update

IC-9700 Firmware Update

Version Version 1.21
Update 2019/12/13
Major changes Changes from Version 1.20

  • Fixed the problem where the scan might not stop, even when the transceiver receives a signal.
  • With the previous firmware, there was a delay in sounding the standby beep when the transceiver communicated with other manufacturers’ DV equipment*. With the latest firmware, the transceiver sounds the standby beep with no delay, even when the transceiver communicates with other manufacturers’ DV equipment.
  • *It does not occur when directly communicating with transceivers and/or application software made by Icom or Kenwood.

To update the firmware

  • Thoroughly read 13. UPDATING THE FIRMWARE of the ADVANCED MANUAL and follow the instructions displayed on the IC-9700 LCD screen.
  • This update initializes the transceiver’s settings when updating from a firmware earlier than version 1.20. Save your current settings before updating the firmware, and then write it back to keep the previous setting on the updated firmware.
  • The firmware will be updated to the following versions.
    Main CPU: 1.21
    Sub CPU: 1.00
    Front CPU: 1.00
    FPGA Program: 1.06
    FPGA Data: 1.00
    DV DSP: 1.05
File Size 12.95MB
File Type ZIP
Manual manual download page

Download the old versión – Firmware / Software


Type Model Name Version last update
Programming software CS-9700 Version 1.01 2019/03/22
Programming software CS-9700 Version 1.10 2019/06/07
Programming software CS-9700 Version 1.11 2019/07/19
Programming software CS-9700 Version 1.12 2019/08/30
Programming software CS-9700 Version 1.20 2019/10/11
USB Driver IC-9700 Version 1.30 2018/06/07
Firmware IC-9700 Version 1.05 2019/03/29
Firmware IC-9700 Version 1.06 2019/04/19
Firmware IC-9700 Version 1.10 2019/06/07
Firmware IC-9700 Version 1.11 2019/06/14
Firmware IC-9700 Version 1.13 2019/08/30
Firmware IC-9700 Version 1.20 2019/10/11
Firmware IC-9700 Version 1.21 2019/12/13
Repeater List, GPS Data IC-9700 20190315 2019/05/23
Control software RS-BA1 Version 2 Version 2.10 2019/01/25
Control software ST-4001W Version 1.00 2019/10/07
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