The DMR Association welcomes you

We set the standard for business critical and conventional Digital Private Mobile Radio.

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Cost-effective technology

The DMR air interface provides coverage similar to analogue, offering the benefits of digital without the need to increase the number of repeater sites.

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DMR Applications Interfacing

We publish and maintain an application interface for vendors to extend the abilities of digital mobile radio system.

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About Us

Welcome to the DMR Association; here to work at the centre of DMR technology. We’re here for our members, working worldwide, to make DMR the most widely supported digital radio standard for the twenty first century business world.

We began in 2005 as a group of leading public mobile radio manufacturers to support ETSI during the DMR standardisation process. Our membership is welcoming and open to all organisations or individuals who use or build DMR products or those working to support the DMR standard in other ways.

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Our Mission / What we're about

We are here for our members, working to make DMR the most widely supported digital business radio standard in the world. Our mission is to support the DMR standard and those working within it.

Here at the DMR Association we provide our membership with the resources necessary to make certain that DMR products reach the market within a successful, open, multi-vendor chain. This offers buyers of today’s digital radio technology the security of knowing that they are investing in the future.

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DMR technology is already supporting over three million users worldwide.

Key features of the DMR standard

  • Interoperability between manufacturers
  • Backwards spectrum compatibility
  • State of the art Forward Error Correction
  • Analogue to digital migration with DMR systems
  • Longer battery life
  • 2 talk paths in a 12.5 kHz channel
  • Doubling of capacity in existing channels
  • Data applications interface (AIS)
  • Two-slot Time Division (TDMA) operation


We’d like to welcome these new members to the DMR Association

Talkpod Technology Co. Ltd was one of the first professional two-way radio and accessories manufacturers in China. Talkpod is dedicated to the manufacturing and marketing of battery packs, chargers, antennas, audios and carriers for two-way radios.

The hybrid business, D2N Pty Limited, offers consulting services for broadcast and event communications, two way radio hire, sales and design, Rf over fibre, optical delay line and Rf spectrum planning.

Founded in 1992 Dat-Con offers system integration, electronic applications, special measuring and multimedia equipment In law enforcement and crime prevention and control industry. Dat-Con has developed widely implemented systems.

Events and Exhibitions

Forum 2016 – Professional Mobile Radio, Satellite Communications and Navigation
September 26th - 27th

The DMR Association will be represented by Alessandro Carreli at this event, connecting our services and support with even more industry specialists. The Moscow based Forum, based at the Swissotel, is the largest of its kind, gives those working in the industry a voice and is open to all interested parties; from manufacturers to public and private sector end users.

The conference looks at applications and business models for the sector. Over the two days the participants will look at all aspects of current technologies; digital solutions for DMR, broadband services based on LTE and more besides.

For registration and further details contact Elena Pronenko at:-

RadioEXPO 2016 - Professional Mobile Radio Conference and Exhibition - 6th October in Warsaw, Poland.

RadioExpo 2016, a unique meeting for the industry, is looking forward to a third successful year in Warsaw and many of our members will be attending, promoting their products. It is an unparalleled meeting of technical expertise for the region, with a focus on promoting the growth of DMR to the public safety sector.

“I am sure that RadioEXPO will create a great opportunity to take a look at the latest developments and achievements of the industry,” says Mariusz Waruszewski, Event Director. The event is widely promoted to central and local government, police, army and similar, utilities, manufacturing and more beyond. Find more information at