Canadian DMR C-Bridge Launches

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On February 23rd, Canada took it’s first step toward the creation of a national amateur radio DMR network with the launch of the first inter-provincial DMR networking server. This server, known commonly as a “c-Bridge”, which is manufactured by Rayfield Communications, will serve as a network hub for Canadian amateur radio DMR repeaters, allowing them to reliably link to one another and to the larger DMR-MARC global network using the Internet. The Canadian c-Bridge is located in Montreal and is currently supporting several DMR repeaters in Ontario and Quebec, including the VA3XPR digital DMR repeater located in downtown Toronto.

A special thanks goes out to all who made the launch of the Canadian c-Bridge possible, including Alain, VA2SPB, Chris, VE3BNI, Stephane, VE2TAX, Pierre, VE2PRT, Mike, AA9VI, JP, KC9KKO, John, W0PM and Don, VA3XFT.

For more information on the Canadian c-Bridge and how your organization can connect their DMR repeater to it, please contact Don Trynor, VA3XFT.

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Don Trynor, VA3XFT

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Being a licensed Canadian ham radio operator since 1988, Don is passionate about VHF/UHF repeater communications, especially using digital modes. He has owned and operated a number of ham radio repeater installations over the years, including ones in both the provinces of New Brunswick (VE9) and Ontario (VE3/VA3). Currently, he maintains two UHF Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) repeaters in downtown Toronto, Canada, operating under the call sign VA3XPR.