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

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.

We work with our members, worldwide, to ensure that DMR is the most widely supported digital business radio standard.

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


5th International conference Critical Communications Russia 29/30 March Moscow

Angelo Benvenuto, DMRA member, will be speaking at this conference that concentrates on integrated control, management and security systems. This conference in Moscow is the perfect forum to share expertise, adding to the conversation about how these systems have become a core factor in sustainable development of enterprises, communities and countries all over the world.

In 2017, the second day of the conference will be dedicated to discussing the most important aspects of preparing and establishing the telecommunications and IT infrastructure for management, control, safety, security, communications and broadcasting during the FIFA 2018 World Cup, as well as the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. Registration details are available via this link CLICK Here

A new arrival to the Product Showcases

Established in 2006 in Quanzhou, China Iradio Electronics Co,. Ltd. are an established manufacturer of communications equipment including walkie talkies, wireless communication hardware and repeater units. The company’s expertise in research and development is currently leading to advanced functionality on a wide range of handsets and infrastructure.

An experienced exporter of technology into foreign markets Iradio takes great pride in their customer service and high quality delivery.

Supporting events and exhibitions all around the world

Events Coming Up

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

Comms Connect Melbourne November 2016 Critical Communications Users and Industry Event

As we have come to expect from this excellent event all sectors were represented; manufacturing and public safety, transport and utilities, resellers and distribution. This year’s annual event focused on the direction of technologies critical to DMR.

Comms Connect was again very much the number one meeting forum for all involved with the communications industry in the region. It was good to see many familiar exhibitors moving the industry forward as well as new innovators pushing the boundaries of the sector outwards.

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.