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DMR: Anytone 868/878 Codeplug anomaly and Update

Anyone who uses a codeplug shared by Al AF4FA or GCARA has to correct the time-slot for a Gold Coast repeater channel, Make the following change: For channel TG-311037, change from TS-2 to TS-1.  The error is what caused the Gold Coast machine to lock up. The old one should be deleted. To download the corrected […]

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DMR: Pi-Star – Adding brandmeister API – Optional feature add-on

On tonight’s DMR net, the subject of adding additional controls to your Pi-Star dashboard using your brandmeister API key was discussed. This is an optional step used to enhance the ‘Admin Dashboard’ of your Pi-Star device.  If you follow the steps below, it will provide you with buttons to ‘Drop QSO’ and ‘Drop All Dynamic’ […]

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DMR: Extending 868/878 lithium ion battery usage

The way you use the battery will determine how often it can be recharged without losing capacity too. Here are some tips to ensure you get the maximum charge-discharge cycle from your batteries: • Keep batteries cool. Storage, charging or use above 30°C / 86°F causes lithium ion batteries to rapidly deteriorate. However, also don’t […]

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DMR: Anytone DMR SMS Text Messages to Cell Phone

The post you have on the BRARA website provides very useful instructions. I can verify that these instructions do work for Anytone radios. So I followed your existing instructions which include brandmeister website configuration settings to motorola, etc, and then performed the radio config commands. DMR: BrandMeister Messaging But then I had to do some […]