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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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Radio Reviews

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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 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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Hurricane Net on TG 3199

Interested in listening to Hurricane traffic? The Brandmeister network Hurricane Net is on TG 3199. At present (9/12/18), there is not an active net for Hurricane Florence, however they are linking to the VoIP Hurricane Net and are updating the TG with the latest...

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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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