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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

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.


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.


I Need Help with my Radio ID …

Are you needing to get a Radio ID issued to you? Or maybe you need HELP with making updates to your RADIO ID? There is only one place to go https://radioid.net There is a menu on the left that will direct you to your purpose (Register, Support etc.) DMR FOR DUMMIES...

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Where is Everyone?!

One of the most common questions that we see is, "Hey... I setup my hotspot/new radio and I have confirmed my CPS setup, but I don't hear anyone on X talkgroup. What gives?" You aren't alone! DMR is certainly such a HUGE environment that sometimes, just like HF, you...

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