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Digital Voice for Amateur Use - Discuss use of digital voice technologies on the amateur radio bands. This is to include technologies such as VoIP, P25, DMR/TRBO, NXDN, D-STAR, etc.

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Old 03-20-2018, 9:02 PM
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I have a TYT MD380 radio I haven't used yet and I was wondering if l need to be registered to just listen to it. Or should I say try to listen??
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I don't think you need an ID number from DMR-MARc just to listen.
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Old 03-23-2018, 9:34 AM
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You can certainly write up a code plug (at least for ham radio) for listening purposes only. You can also put one together and add you ID later. If you've got a ham radio license, I'd recommend getting an ID. There is no cost in obtaining one and are turnaround time is probably pretty close to instantaneous these days. (It's been a few years since I got my ID and it took a few days then.)
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That answers my question. I can do that thanks tv
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where did you obtain your id? I filed for mine thes morning from dmr-marc.havent heard anything yet
how long did it take? I just recieved a radioddity gm-77 portable but cant find any codeplugs for it
i guess ill have to start to write my own.
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where did you obtain your id? I filed for mine thes morning from dmr-marc.havent heard anything yet
how long did it take? I just recieved a radioddity gm-77 portable but cant find any codeplugs for it
i guess ill have to start to write my own.
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I applied at DMR-Marc. I believe that is the only place to apply for ham radio IDs. What area are you in? You may be able to find a codeplug for another radio and use a codeplug converter to convert one to your GM-77.
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Upgrade not code plug
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where did you obtain your id? I filed for mine thes morning from dmr-marc.havent heard anything yet
how long did it take? I just recieved a radioddity gm-77 portable but cant find any codeplugs for it
i guess ill have to start to write my own.
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I got my ID from them last year. It took almost week. I don't know if they've improved any.
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Thanks I'll check it out
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I applied at DMR-Marc. I believe that is the only place to apply for ham radio IDs. What area are you in? You may be able to find a codeplug for another radio and use a codeplug converter to convert one to your GM-77.
Not the only place. The other service is ham-digital.org.
I learned this from an interesting article at Brandmeister. https://news.brandmeister.network/
To register at ham-digital.org: https://register.ham-digital.org

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Not the only place. The other service is ham-digital.org.
I learned this from an interesting article at Brandmeister. https://news.brandmeister.network/
To register at ham-digital.org: https://register.ham-digital.org

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I didn't know about ham-digital.org. I appreciate the info, thanks. Funny thing, although I've tried to keep my codeplug up to date with user IDs, I've noticed a lot of IDs starting with 1 that don't resolve to a name. The Brandmeister article explains it.
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