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Welcome to DMR For Dummies! Don’t feel bad. Our name is NOT intended to be derogatory in anyway, but it’s a reality for all of us when we first pick up a DMR radio. The transition from an analog state-of-mind for all hams is kind of a stretch. It sure was for us. So we decided to do something about it. At D4D, you’ll find many tips and tricks to help you get started.

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DMR Radio ID

Learn about what a Radio ID is and where you get one for FREE.

DMR Talkgroups

Everything you wanted to know about talkgroups and how to use them.

DMR Radios

We provide you lots of great information on the DMR portables and mobiles being used for ham radio.

DMR Repeaters

We cover the details of the most common manufacturers who produce DMR repeaters.

Brandmeister Network

The defacto DMR network for PTT talkgroup activation. Learn all the ins and outs of how Brandmeister works.

DMR-MARC Network

Learn about the c-Bridge Network, DMR-MARC, DMR Plus and the repeaters that are using it.

– DMR NEWS –

It’s BrandMeister DMR 3rd Birthday ! by Oliver F4BWG

Happy Birthday BrandMeister DMR ! Three years ago, after eleven months of intense tests and development, a new software emerged in the amateur radio DMR realm with features never seen before. New master servers appeared quickly in many countries, thus creating the...

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FCC Bans Chinese DMR Radios.. Sort of

Well... times are getting tough for DMR... if you're a Cheap'O. Recently the FCC issued a FCC ENFORCEMENT ADVISORY which, in summary, bans MANY Chinese made DMR radios from being bought, sold, advertised and USED in the USA. This came about largely because Hams were...

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DMR Net Listings

We have just added several websites that list daily and weekly DMR nets. Please visit the Online Resources section of the website to check them out and see if any of the nets interest you. We can't validate that all nets you find are still active, but many of them are...

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