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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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Want a no-nonsense review of DMR radios? We do our best to show you just want you’ll be getting and how to use it.

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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.


Miklor’s DMR Basic Tutorial is AWESOME!

Looking for a GREAT basic explanation of DMR, what it is, how it works and why it is so beneficial? Check out the Miklor DMR Basic Tutorial. It is by far one of the best descriptions of DMR that we have ever seen! Nice job John...

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WWV & WWVH Shutdown Pending?? What about WWVB?

This might not be news to some of you. This information was released a few weeks ago.  However it appears that NIST is suggesting significant budget cuts, which include the SHUTDOWN of WWV and WWVH transmitters.. a savings of over $6M per year in government spending....

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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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