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How to Get Into DMR Radio if You are New to Ham Radio

How to Get Into DMR Radio if You are New to Ham Radio

Louis Pascarella writes, "Hello. I am new to the Ham radio world and was talking to a few people and they said DMR is the way to go. Is there anything you can tell me as far as getting started?" Absolutely. We've actually written a guide and I will link this in the description below on the three steps to get on DMR. And I can just...
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Is There DMR Coverage in the Midwest?(Answered)

Is There DMR Coverage in the Midwest?(Answered)

Jim Smith asks, "Is there any coverage in the Midwest for DMR?" Absolutely, there's loads of coverage. Depends on where you are exactly in the Midwest. Here in the Kansas City area, in the Missouri area generally, we have a massive amount of DMR repeaters. Most of them are on the BrandMeister Network, run by ...

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Will AnyTone 868/878 DMR Handheld Radios Work for Public Safety?

Will AnyTone 868/878 DMR Handheld Radios Work for Public Safety?

Scott Owens writes, "Will the AnyTone 868 and 878 work for fire departments?" The answer is yes, absolutely. They will work for all commercial DMR applications, such as fire departments, police stations, businesses. These radios are part 90 commercially accepted. They're very rugged and the chassis are very...

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What is the Difference Between AnyTone 868 and 878 PLUS Bluetooth?

What is the Difference Between AnyTone 868 and 878 PLUS Bluetooth?

Bill Carter asks, "What is the difference between the AnyTone 868 and 878 and what would the benefit be if you got an 878?" Well the main differences between the AnyTone 868 and the latest model, the AnyTone 878PLUS, is the AnyTone 878PLUS is going to one, have Bluetooth capability, it is going to have analog...
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Are AnyTone DMR Radio Codeplugs Interchangeable?

Are AnyTone DMR Radio Codeplugs Interchangeable?

Mike Farkas asks, "Are code plugs from the AnyTone 878 and 868 interchangeable?" Yes, they are interchangeable. You just have to make sure that the codeplug from the 868 that you want to import has the same settings in terms...
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Can the AnyTone 878PLUS Bluetooth Connect to a Car?

Can the AnyTone 878PLUS Bluetooth Connect to a Car?

N1UFO asks, "How well does the Bluetooth work in the Anytone 878PLUS? Does it connect to your vehicle's Bluetooth?" Yes, it connects to your vehicle's Bluetooth and works perfectly fine. If you'd like to learn more about the Anytone
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