The newbie’s guide to not sounding like a newbie.

So, your shiny new DMR radio has arrived. You’ve obtained the programming software and necessary programming lead, stuffed in a few channels and ‘hello world, here I come’. But how to wet your feet in DMR without sounding like the newbie that you are? First, DMR operation does share some Read More

The Hitchikers Guide to MotoTRBO CPS

To Quote Zaphod Beeblebrox in ” The Hitchikers Guide to The Galaxy  ” (like i need to put a link to it’s Wikipedia entry) ” It’s the weird colour scheme that freaks me. Every time you try to operate one of these weird black controls, which are labelled in black Read More

How to update your contact list (Motorola)

It seems there is a little bit of confusion surrounding callsigns not being displayed in the radio’s screen.. here’s a quick ‘how to’ that may help. As for callsigns on the various monitoring websites, don’t worry too much about that for now, because DMR-MARC is doing some big changes to Read More

DM4600 audio out – the missing feature..

The DM4600 radios are very good indeed – they do a lot of things and perform well, but here’s one thing that bugs a lot of people … where is the audio out jack ? Well, of  course, there isn’t one, sorry about that.  remember these are not designed for Read More

Updated (Feb 2015) Get a DMR-MARC ID

Bit of an update on the previously linked “Get a DMR-MARC ID” post here on Facebook.. The original link is invalid or broken (again) so you can use this link to get your ID.. Get Your DMR-MARC subscriber id number here below:  Click here to get your DMR-MARC ID number Read More

TG 8 Roaming and a – gloaming..

Ok, I know the photo is of a cellular phone mast, but The news is that Talkgroup 8 (slot 2) is now enabled on GB7MB, enabling users on neighbouring DMR-MARC repeaters to have their own ‘local’ group. This is usually called in your radios’ codeplug, TG 8 Roaming or TG Read More

Norcal audio test server – check your levels..

Audio levels between different users, it’s one of the most often heard remarks (or complaints) on DMR  – I didn’t know they had linked the  NorCal DMR Audio Test server onto Talkgroup 13. but it seems they now have,  (Thanks Bernard) – so if you want to check your audio Read More