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DMR | BC-TRBO / BC-TRBO, British Columbia, Canada
British Columbia is a c-Bridge partner with PNW DMR.  If they wish to have a presence here, then this space is available.  Unknown if this sub-group will gain traction.
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9 Members, 0 Topics, Public Archives
DMR | DCI / Digital Communications Interconnect
Digital Communications Interconnect, DCI was once part of TRBO-6, the original IPSC based Ham Radio Group using DMR in 2009. Currently using the Yahoo Group, but evaluating IO...not much happening here as yet...
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12 Members, 3 Topics, Public Archives, Last Post:
DMR | DCI-Inland / DCI - Inland Group
Testing the water for interest
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DMR | DMR-Repeaters / DMR Repeater Deployment in Washington State
This is a general considerations group to foster MotoTRBO repeater growth and coverage expansion in the Pacific Northwest.  This is a subgroup for MotoTRBO repeater owners in Washington British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.  FM Repeater owners are generally welcome if they are active in PNW DMR already and are generally interested in deploying MotoTRBO repeaters. Please update your Subscription Profile to include: call, name, location and optionally more info along the line of the subject of this subgroup.  This should be done when you request to join or very soon thereafter.  More info on that update *HERE* ( http://www.trbo.org/pnw/joining-groups-io.html ). The purpose is to be able to discuss TRBO repeater deployment options.  Subjects such as which sites, coverages, UHF or VHF, costs, points of contacts, site requirements, existing FM repeaters considered to switch to MotoTRBO, etc. Membership is primarily by invitation.  If this appeals to you, you are welcome to request to join our group.  You should update your subscription profile to include the basic information above as well as your interest, experience and why you wish to join.  If you know one of the members of this group, please mention that as well.  This is not a secret handshake society but a selective private effort to more efficiently expand MotoTRBO DMR in our region through our collective experiences and efforts. Negotiations or other private stuff is optional and likely best not discussed here.  If you are shy, please email: *pnwdmr@gmail.com* and tell us what you don't wish the entire group to know.  We look forward to a wide and experienced group of folks who are driven to get things done and hope you will participate and not just lurk...because you can.
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DMR | MMDVM / PNW MMDVM Server Project for Multiple Servers in the Same Virtual Machine
This group will be used to document our efforts to roll out 2 or more MMDVM to IPSC servers (AKA: Bridget) on the same VM. Please provide your first name and call sign in your subscription/profile after your request to join has been made.  If you do not do this you will not be be joining our group.  Think of it as a simple test to follow instructions. UPDATE: We have our first multiple instances running on a single VM with the great help by Dylan KI7SBI.  He has published his work on GitHub.  What we still lack is the install scripting and documentation that enables a 2 or 3 instance install using a newly spun-up VM (at Digital Ocean).  That is in the works and normal workloads and the holidays have slowed out effort to publish the script and documentation.  But it is coming... It is not a general MMDVM support group but a specific effort for the common man to be able to roll out their own multiple servers on the same machine.  While we have a narrow focus, we will share the fruits of our efforts with other neophyte groups who wish to deploy their own MMDVM services for their members.  Or consider this an in-house effort to discuss how to and best approach to, this goal. We are using the cool project that W0MJS, Cort has spearheaded and others have contributed to over the years.  See the overall project at:  Github ( https://github.com/n0mjs710/DMRlink ) and join their Forum ( https://groups.io/g/DVSwitch ) if you are interested in their work. We have wanted to be able to offer an easy method to stack up our MMDVM servers on the same VM so that multiple MMDVM devices could access different talkgroup decks to various c-Bridges (via IPSC).  Then to publish the method so that others (like us) who know little about Linux would be able to deploy these multiple servers. As our busy Bridget here at PNW DMR is only using about 11% CPU on a minimal DO 1 core VM, we think we can stack up 4 or 5 more "Bridgets", so to speak on a single monthly service.  Memory use is the larger factor over that of CPU as our early 2 stack is using about 300 MB RAM Likely others have done this already and it is not a big deal but the secret sauce hasn't trickled down to us yet.  While others have lent a hand in the past with Screen and one other method I don't recall now, we were stuck until Dylan came to our rescue with his Docker implementation. If you would like to help, let us know.  If you request to join, please update your profile/bio if we don't already know you.  Here's how ( http://www.trbo.org/pnw/joining-groups-io.html ) * *
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DMR | OR-North / Oregon North Network, Search and Rescue
DMR repeaters located in Oregon state (with 2 in southwest WA) are part of the PNW DMR network.  Oregon North, owned and managed by KB7APU, Loren, operates primarily as a SAR network with priorities aimed at supporting Search and Rescue.  Visitors and travelers are welcomed to use these repeaters and the available talkgroups, but regular QSO's should be limited to 10 minutes or so.  More info in the PNW Wiki or at the PNW website or Oregon Facebook page. **** PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR CALLSIGN IN YOUR PROFILE ****
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DMR | PNW / Pacific Northwest DMR
*Pacific Northwest DMR* ----------------------- We are a c-Bridge based network of Hams and their MotoTRBO repeaters located in British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon and Washington with MMDVM support.  We operate more than 33 repeaters, 9 MMDVM servers and 1 Echo Server supporting our network operations. NOTE: After requesting to join, you *MUST* enter your name, call sign and location into your Subscription/profile.  Please do not skip this step as it will delay your approval or your request may expire. This goup is the main support and information vehicle for the users of the Pacific Northwest Ham DMR Networks who are located in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. British Columbia is also affiliated and we share many of our PNW talkgroups with BC-TRBO. Our membership criteria is based on call sign and member location.  To join our group, please provide your name, call and location.  Additional information may speed up your approval.  More details HERE ( http://www.trbo.org/pnw/joining-groups-io.html ). This is an interactive group, so please if you have questions, comments or wish to help others with their DMR activities, jump right in and post. If few participate, then our group will provide poorer support for its members. We are also experimenting with MeWe.com  Our PNW DMR presence there is: *mewe.com/join/pnw ( http://mewe.com/join/pnw )* New users, PLEASE check out our other support page on PNW at: www.pnwdigital.net ( http://www.pnwdigital.net ) for a quick update on repeaters, talkgroups & our best practice page or go to our Wiki ( https://dmr.groups.io/g/PNW/wiki/home ) for that information.  All users are expected to have read those pages and operate accordingly.  Any questions, please send them to our moderators at:  PNW+owner@DMR.groups.io ( PNW+owner@DMR.groups.io ) Please add your name, call  and location to your profile also.  Any other info is optional but always nice (profile image/avatar is very handy to have) to be able to get to know group members better with a bit of help via their profile. We are now focusing our build-out efforts to include VHF repeaters all over the state of Washington, with 5 more *repeaters* ( http://www.trbo.org/pnw/repeaters.html ) (planned) to be added in 2018 after the winter snows.  We still encourage individuals and clubs, ARES groups, etc to BYOB their own repeaters for fill-in services anywhere in our region.  We will assist you in deploying your assets to come onto the PNW DMR Network. We use MotoTRBO repeaters but are client radio agnostic as long as they work properly on our networks. While MotoTRBO is fully supported and BFDX CS-580's and Anytone AT-D868UV (dual band) are the suggested (mid-range cost) HT options, other models may require their owners to support their radios directly. We appreciate and encourage all member to share their codeplugs and experiences with the group. PNW also supports MMDVM devices with our main "Bridget" servers but also several others are available for member use.  HotSpots are able to connect directly into our network locally, providing an alternative to Brandmeister connections.  We do also have a number of BM cross-connected talkgroups as well as our own dedicated BM talkgroup: PNW Regional, TG ID 31771 (timeslot 2 on our c-Bridge) This is NOT a general DMR group and is only open to members living in our region or those with exceptional reasons if not in our area. We need to know your name, call sign and location at the very minimum, so update your profile and for faster service to be approved, send an Email to: pnwdmr@gmail.com with your call, location and why you wish to join.  This group is not moderated. It is your choice if you don't want list posts via Email, please go to your profile and adjust how emails are sent to you.  Digesting is a great option to bundle up multiple posts and receive a menu'ed grouping of individual posts all in a single package.  ln case of PNW crisis (as we recently had with Yahoo Groups) the moderators may require information to be disseminated ASAP, so we may override your settings to push important system information your way for critical events only.
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415 Members, 736 Topics, Archives Viewable Only By Members, Restricted, Last Post:
DMR | PNW-DMR-Managers / PNW DMR Repeater Managers
A closed group for repeater owners, site managers and other major contributors who may have assets dedicated to PNW DMR
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DMR | PNW-DMR-Mentors / PNW DMR Mentor and Members - Ask us a Question
If you have a question about PNW and DMR, you may ask it here (via Email).  No one will see your question except our Moderators who have agreed not to share your name, call or location with others.  So don't hesitate to send us a question and we will try our best to answer your question. You do not need to join this group unless you wish to become a mentor.  Our answers to your questions will be sent by Email back to you. *Include your Name, Call Sign and Location* in the body or sig line of your Email.      Please Email your questions to:  *pnw-dmr-mentors@DMR.groups.io* ( pnw-dmr-mentors@DMR.groups.io ) To participate, you must be a member of PNW DMR, that is be a member in our IO Group:  *https://dmr.groups.io/g/PNW* ( https://dmr.groups.io/g/PNW ) When sending in a question be sure to include your Name, Call Sign and Location (city,state).  If this information is not included in your Email, you may not get a response as we are not a general DMR help service.  We are here to support our regional membership primarily.  Any other efforts to support the general ham community is up to the Moderators and will depend on available time. Your questions will be private however we reserve the right to use your question and our answers in our general PNW support groups.  We will remove all identifying information before posting it.  This policy will allow us to better serve our members in areas that you may have addressed and we failed to support as well as we could.  It also better utilizes our time by being able to share our time and effort across a broader group of just 1. If you wish to become an Elmer/Mentor, just send in that information to the Email address above and tell us a bit more.  That information will remain internal and not be made public.  You may request to join as well but we need to have some information so put it in your bio.  But the Eamil above is best.  Thanks for your interest.
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DMR | PNW-DMR-Open / PNW DMR Public Support
If you are interested the PNW DMR group and you otherwise can't join our area members group but you wish to have some involvement, you are welcome to join here, ask questions of us, request codeplugs, repeater coverage etc.  We will help you out. Please add this basic information to your Subscription Profile:  Name, Call Sign and your location (City, State).  We would very much appreciate you adding to your sig line as well as add an avatar and put some detail in your Bios, but that is optional. If you don't provide your name/Call/Location, you likely will not be approved and if you are, you likely will remain moderated past the standard 1-3 posts. Hope to see you soon.
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DMR | PNW-Idaho / Idaho DMR Repeaters on the PNW DMR Network
A place keeper for Idaho State if there is any interest.  Currently the solo Idaho repeater closely follows Washington state due to stateline proximity as well as excellent overlapping coverage with the Spokane repeater.
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DMR | PNW-NCS / PNW DMR Net Support
This is a closed group that will be used to support our NCS's, Repeater Owners, Network contributers and other hams with a vested interest in our Nets, Gatherings, Not-A-Nets and other dedicated support for passing information out to our general membership. If you wish to join this group, please request to join and put something in your Subscription Profile Bio (bios can be individually tailored for each sub-group) that provides us with the needed information for your access and your interest in this group.  You may also submit an Email to this groups owner or pnwdmr@gmail.com ( pnwdmr@gmail.co ) if you like but  something in your Bio should be sufficient.  We just would like to something more than a casual interest in the group. Any requests to join will likely be ignored if submitted with no profile updates or are not already a member of our primary DMR group supporting PNW DMR in the Pacific Northwest.
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DMR | PNW-RouterOS / PNW DMR RouterOS
PNW DMR's support and use of *MikroTik's Router* ( https://mikrotik.com/products/group/ethernet-routers ) and *Operating System* ( https://mikrotik.com/software ).  Also used by HamWAN as well as our data center supporters.  All RouterOS is the same across their line of routers, so only a single version to learn. If you are a PNW DMR member (or close cousin) and want to learn more about these powerful and inexpensive routers, this might be the place. NOTE: the *MikroTik RB750Gr3* ( https://mikrotik.com/product/RB750Gr3 ) is around *$50 Prime at Amazon* ( https://www.amazon.com/Mikrotik-RB750Gr3-5-port-Ethernet-Gigabit/dp/B01MSUMVUB )
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DMR | RepeaterBook / RepeaterBook for DMR
Repeaterbook discussions for DMR primarily. Repeaterbook is now making efforts to better support our niche group of DMR. *Disclaimer:* This group is not sanctioned by RepeaterBook...as yet!
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DMR | Secure / Secure Stuff for Hams; PGP, ProtonMail, etc.
Secure Stuff for Hams: PGP and ProtonMail Hams only please unless you provide good reasons otherwise.  Hams not part of PNW, please provide reasoning as well.  We are not a general support group. Please add your name, call and location to your subscription profile after your request to join.  If that information is not provided by your profile, you likely will not be approved.
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DMR | c-Bridge-DMRX / c-Bridge Admins Using the DMRX Talkgroup Server
This is a group primarily to support the Ham radio c-Bridge managers, administrator, IPSC users, developers and 3rd party services and tool creators who are using the talkgroups services provided by DRMX. If you are interested in the c-Bridge more generally, then consider our open, public group at:  *https://dmr.groups.io/g/c-Bridge-Public* ( https://dmr.groups.io/g/c-Bridge-Public ) This group is closed, so you must provide your call, name, c-Bridge representation or other credentials by adding them to your subscription profile.  This can be done as soon as you make your request to join.  If you don't provide any info in your subscription profile, then your request will not be approved and groups.IO will drop your request after 14 days. This group's privacy settings will maxed out, so unless you post, members won't be able to see that you are a member.  The public is blocked completely except for search hits to locate this group and then the group's homepage info which you are reading now.  This may be relaxed in the future depending on member preferences, but we choose to lock it down in an abundance of caution for the concerns of the membership. DMRX doesn't have a effective method to get the news out, but this group can and will.   We will be announcing a new and much improved c-Bridge alias file service soon, better than provided by DMRX currently.  We will have some updates on the DMRX dashboard and other services soon also.  We are trying to keep DMRX afloat but the costs are pushing us to look in other directions as well. -- Mike, NO7RF, Mazama, WA USA, DMRX Team member
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DMR | c-Bridge-Public / c-Bridge Public
This group supports c-Bridge consideration, acquisition and management for the Ham environment.  This group is open to anyone with an interest in c-Bridges at any point prior its purchase or late into the programming of your c-Bridge after 2,000 plus hours of programming time.  Hopefully his group will grow into a valued resource be it for those considering a purchase or those who are trying to set up some complicated talkgroup handling. Hashtags are required as they are the single best way to in a single click to organize the posts (with or without search) and then drilling down to information that has been buried by hundreds of newer posts.  Some posts may be re-tagged as we move forward. All that is required to join the group is to provide your name, call sign and location.  If you put this information into your Subscription profile, you will be approved.  If you don't, you won't.  If you by chance are not a ham, you may still join.  Please provide your interest in the group via your bio.  Your interest may be as a vendor, developer or proficient c-Bridge programmer or advanced user. The group is brand new, still fleshing out the features, hashtags and other admin drudge.  So expect changes and check back later if you don't find it appealing at this early onset. The group is not moderated though new members may be for 1 post if we do not know you. As this is an open group, we request that you, please, if you play here in our sandbox, that you play nicely...personal BS, politics, religion will not be tolerated.  This group will not morph into a catbox full of turds.
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