Stan Talks DMR (Digital Mobile Radio)
- August 20, 2017
One of the latest trends, and my newest interest in amateur radio is DMR. It is adapted from a commercial system and is exploding in popularity. The format is not proprietary, so any manufacturer can make a radio for it……
If your are familiar with Echo-Link, it is the next step. When you select a channel, you are connected world wide via the internet. Once you are set up, there is no connect/disconnect procedure like EL. Simply select a (talk group) and begin your conversation. We are blessed to have several repeaters in our area which will connect you to the network.
Smith Hill – Best bet. Wide area coverage – On air now 447.575 (-)
Oneida – Wide area coverage – On air now 444.800 +
Mohawk – Great location – Near future 449.425 (-)
Verona – Local coverage – On air now 442.250 +
If you would like to hear what’s going on there, check out this feed of the DMR talk group TAC310. Give a listen.
Feel free to contact me with questions. by looking me up on QRZ.com or better yet, comment here.