DMR Rag Chewing and Hotspot Etiquette

Lately, it seems there has been a new effort by DMR Master Server Admins to complain about long winded QSOs on common “static” talkgroups. Just check out the DMR Facebook pages to read some of them. Many of the examples being used are situations occurring...

Help Us Build Our Codeplug Database

Hey everyone! We are looking for your help. We have tested the software for the codeplug database and we are ready to start collecting codeplugs to share with all hams. All you have to do is visit the Codeplug Submission page and upload your codeplug(s) with a few...

Anytone AT-D868UV Digital DMR Dual-band Handheld Review

It’s HERE! The Anytone AT-D868UV has arrived and here is what we think about it. 9 out of 10! This is a great HT (for the most part). Having played with this for about a week, there are many good things over some of the other budget DMR radios on the market and...

Traveling With Your DMR Radio

One of the greatest benefits of DMR is the ease of keeping in touch with your local and regional repeater groups through the use of dynamic talkgroups. As you travel throughout the country (or world) you’ll come across many DMR repeaters. As there are no hard and fast...

Be Choosy With Your RX Groups

Receive Groups (RX Groups) are certainly an enigma in many ways. What the heck do I want to listen to on this “channel”?? Well, don’t feel bad. I still stress about this and DMR is a passion of mine. Basically, there is no good answer to the...

Updating The Firmware On Your DMR Radio

DMR radios from China are hitting the market on a monthly basis.  Most of them are based on the same basic foundation and software. What are the differences, you ask? Well, mostly visible regarding case design and ergonomics. For the most part, the software and...

How Often Should You Update Your Digital Contacts?

Wow. This is the question of the year, right? The real question for me is/was WHAT contacts should I update and maintain? Let’s face it. So many new users are obtaining Radio IDs from DMR-MARC, it would be impossible (or at least a PIA) to keep up to date very...

Welcome to D4D!

Hi Everyone, D4D is excited to launch our new platform and hope to bring you all the information that you need to get started using DMR radios and enjoying the Amateur Radio hobby even more. We plan to produce several videos to help shorten your time of learning the...