Questions tagged [d-star]

Amateur radio operation on the Internet-enabled D-STAR digital voice and data protocol.

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Frequency for Kansas uhf hot spot

Approximately what frequency should my uhf pi-Star be set on in Kansas? Is there a standard for 2019?
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Is there a DV VHF calling frequency in the UK?

On the band plan for VHF for the UK, I can see 145.500MHz being the FM calling frequency but I cannot find any for DV. Is there one? In contrast, for UHF, I can see a calling frequency for FM at 433....
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Digital Modes Transmission Traffic Comparisons

I am looking for data that compares the number of transmissions per month or year among the various digital modes such as DMR, D-star and Fusion. I want to see how popular these technologies have ...
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How do I link a repeater on one of the DCS reflectors using IC-9700?

I've been reading about the D-STAR, and I've heard that there are these things called D-STAR reflectors, and that a repeater can be linked to a reflector. On my Icom IC-9700, when I press and hold ...
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Does the ICOM ID-51A's repeater search work with non-D-STAR repeaters?

Has anyone tested the new ICOM ID-51A Plus with regular repeaters (i.e. analog)? I'm looking to quickly find the nearest repeater (and sign on with a PL code!) with like 1 or 2 clicks. Is that ...
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My D-star registration is not with a gateway with a call sign, but (REGIST)

My D-star registration is not with a gateway with a call sign, but (REGIST). This is the way my registration reads: D-star Gateway Registration (REGIST). I can log in, but it is not recognized on any ...
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Kenwood TH-D74 VOX on D-Star

TH-74D Why doesn't regular Vox work on D-Star? It only works if "Transmit when Busy" is turned on. Bad for interruptions.
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Empty Repeater Slots and Percent FM when downloading D-STAR repeater list

When downloading a repeater list from dstarinfo.com as shown in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJCvLsK1cKc, there are two numeric fields: Empty Repeater Slots Percent FM What are they? ...
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How do I install the DV4mini software on Ubuntu?

The documentation says the following: The program requires the complete installation of Mono. You install for example with apt-get the packet mono-complete. Until an installation packet is ...
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Does the Kenwood TH-D74 support Access Point and Terminal mode for D-Star?

Does the Kenwood TH-D74 support Access Point and Terminal mode for D-Star like the Icom ID-51 PLUS2?
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Reregistering for dstar

I registered on K0HAM many years ago as K0WKM. It appears that it was successfully changed later to my current call K0AX. My registration is apparently still on the us trust server but the checking ...
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DMR / DSTAR / P25 Software Encode / Decode

The large VHF / UHF digital voice communication modes all require the same AMBE vocoder chip from dvsinc. This surface mount chip can be aquired standalone for a relatively high price or all of the ...
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How can I change my “home” registration server for D-STAR?

How do you cancel a D-STAR user registration from one local repeater and re-register with a different local repeater? I can't seem to find any documentation on this. Background: D-STAR requires ...
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SDR GnuRadio gr-dsd decode D-STAR voice

Hy i found this projekt: gr-dsd i compiled it and it seems to work so far. My problem is i don't find any Example just a Youtube Video (www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtkiC_Li_GI) wher it is used. Can some ...
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Is is possible to operate D-Star from a software-defined radio?

What is preventing a software-defined radio from transmitting the D-Star protocol?
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Can club stations register callsigns on the D-Star network?

Some of the members at my local radio club are interested in working with D-Star. Since the equipment is very expensive, it was proposed that the club purchase and operate one rig collectively. Is ...
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In Canada do I need an Advanced license to use a DVAP?

In Canada do I need an Advanced license to use a D-Star DVAP hotspot?