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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.


Guest Authors Needed!!

Hey Everyone! We are in need of guest authors to cover a few topics. DMR is growing quickly and there are many topics that we could cover in more depth, but just don't have all the expertise to be sure that we properly cover more complex topics. Especially ones that...

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N0GSG Updates Contact Manager Within 24 Hours

Within a DAY, N0GSG updated Contact Manager version 2.5 to utilize the nightly static data dump from DMR-MARC. Thanks so much for your quick response Tom! At the end of the day, although inconvenient, the change made by DMR-MARC to disable the real-time data dump...

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DMR-MARC Smashes N0GSG Contact Manager

This is a total bummer. DMR-MARC has shut down realtime data-dumps. Effectively, making the N0GSG Contact Manager Tool worthless for easily updating your codeplugs automagically. Recently there have been some philosophical discussions about how Radio IDs should be...

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