The DMR Association welcomes you

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

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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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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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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

LGSE is a specialist business bringing high end design and mid volume production to both tech start-ups and household names. Their diverse development capabilities include digital RF transceivers, DSP based noise cancellation, mechanical design for harsh environments and more. This broad foundation when coupled with DMR Association membership, makes the most of their business partnering skills.

3M™ PELTOR™ Products include communication equipment as well as hearing, head & face protection products for noisy and hazardous environments. With more than 60 years of experience, the PELTOR™ brand promises quality communication solutions that help provide an excellent balance of comfort and protection. The advanced engineering and technology inherent with the PELTOR™ brands fits with the high standard of quality and innovation of a continuously evolving range of product solutions.

Introducing Motorola to our product showcases

Around the world; in the moment; people connect with state of the art communications technology provided by Motorola. Functionality created by engineering, design driven by understanding and technology made whilst looking to the future. All this makes Motorola market leaders.

Motorola provides communications solutions for business of every size; with capacity for increased traffic and additional users. From connectivity for disparate networks such as radio, cellular, Wi-Fi, telephony through to intuitive product design Motorola have much to offer customers.

Supporting events and exhibitions all around the world

Events Coming Up

Comms Connect Melbourne 22-24 November 2016 10th Annual Event for Critical Communications Users and Industry

Comms Connect has become the number one meeting place for those involved with professional communications across the region. We're very excited to be represented at this event and look forward to sharing our plans with you soon, stay tuned.

All sectors are represented; manufacturing and public safety, transport and utilities, resellers and distribution. The event provides the opportunity to seek out new technologies and solutions and acquire knowledge and information. There’s a focus here on the direction of the technologies critical to DMR. Full registration details are available via this link - Visit Comms Connect website

IWCE EXPO 27-31 March Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV - Integrating Technology & Education

IWCE is the venue that brings everything together. Employers and employees, clients, suppliers and business partners. It’s a great place to exhibit and an opportunity to see innovation at its best at an event that calls itself “premier event for communications technology”. We've special plans for our presence at IWCE to show the full scope of our service and the range of our membership.

There will be products from over 400 exhibitors, a five-day conference and over 7,000 professionals representing government, public safety, utilities, transportation and business enterprise. Full registration details are available via this link -Visit IWCE website

Recent Events Summary

Forum 2016 - September 26th, 27th

The DMRA were pleased to be represented at the Forum, held last month in Moscow. We were highly delighted with the response to the information we presented to the delegates who had travelled from across Russia, Europe and beyond.

It was very interesting to see the wide range of products being represented and get up to speed with all the latest developments. One important aspect of such events, for our membership, is being able to see the directions that digital DMR, broadband based on LTE and other technologies are taking.

RadioEXPO 2016 - 6th October in Poland.

RadioExpo 2016, saw another successful year in Warsaw with large numbers of our members in attendance, promoting their products. It’s always a great event; an unparalleled opportunity for the industry to focus on promoting the growth of DMR regionally.

The annual event was promoted widely to central and local government, police, army and similar, utilities, manufacturing and more beyond. As ever there was much opportunity for networking and the chance to look at the latest innovative uses for DMR.