DMR-MARC improves its global DMR network

On March 26th, DMR-MARC announced that it had completely transformed its North American DMR-MARC network by implementing two redundant core servers – one on the US East coast and the other on US West coast, which will allow all North American DMR-MARC member organizations to connect to its global, regional …

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Canadian c-Bridge moves to the cloud

  Ham radio DMR in Canada just took a giant leap forward! On March 25th, DMR-MARC Canada announced the launch of a new virtual version of its CAN-TRBO c-Bridge, which now operates from the cloud on a server in a high availability commercial data centre in Montreal. Prior to this, …

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IWCE 2015 DMR radio roundup

With the the phenomenal growth of DMR both in the commercial two-way radio industry and within the ham radio community, many new manufacturers are jumping onto the DMR bandwagon with a variety of new models. As a result, there were lots of DMR radios turning up this year at the …

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Motorola MOTOTRBO XPR 7550 I.S. DMR portable radio review

The Motorola MOTOTRBO XPR 7550 I.S. is the Intrinsically Safe version of the popular Motorola MOTOTRBO XPR 7550 DMR portable radio that is only available in the Canadian market. This unit features best in class audio, integrated GPS, a multicolour LCD display, plus much more. This is an excellent single band …

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3 easy steps to creating RF coverage maps like a pro

Have you ever wanted to create an RF coverage map to find out how good the repeater coverage would be from a certain location? Perhaps you’re curious as to how good the simplex range is from your home station. Either way, there is a quick and easy way to generate …

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