Digital Mobile Radio
Speaker: Skip Evans, W2YJL
This talk will cover the following questions:
- What is DMR?
- How does it work?
- What radios are used?
- How do you connect to a repeater or the Internet?
- What is a hotspot?
- How do you program a radio and hotspot?
- How do you connect to different DMR radios?
- What is the price range of equipment?
- How do you get follow-up help for systems operation?
About our speaker:
Skip graduated from RPI with an EE degree, and trained at KAPL as a nuclear engineer. He has traveled all over the US and Canada to nuclear site installations. Eventually, he transferred to GE Medical Systems. He retired as a specialist in nuclear medicine. Skip has lived in Glenville for 35 years, and has held an amateur radio license for 74 years. Currently, Skip holds an advanced class ticket.
Note: The meeting location is 309 Alplaus Ave, Alplaus, NY, and the building is at the corner of Alplaus Avenue and Bruce Drive. Please park in the paved lot adjacent to this building. Do not park in the restricted area in front of the building that houses the fire trucks. We will meet in the Multi- purpose Room (entrance is on the North side of this building).