Welcome to KS-DMR

KS-DMR, the originator of Kansas talkgroup 3120, is a consortium of Amateur Radio Service DMR repeater operators in the State of Kansas which are networked together independently of major networks. This website is maintained for the purpose of having a central place to provide information for utilizing the repeaters on the network.

KS-DMR is focused on Kansans. Our philosophy is that VHF and UHF repeaters should serve and benefit a local or regional user base rather than act as a “DX portal” or a replacement for HF (after all, there is no challenge in using the internet to talk across the world to somebody). We’ve carried that philosophy over to DMR by consolidating all traffic into three primary talkgroups, avoiding fragmentation of the user base into numerous talk groups. We do have links to several DMR-MARC and Brandmeister talkgroups as requested by our user base.

KS-DMR has adopted a five frequency re-use plan. This, combined with only needing three talkgroups, enables users to create a simple fifteen channel program for their radios and be able to use all of the existing repeaters plus any new additions in the future without re-programming.

The Mission of KS-DMR is simply:

§ 97.1 (a) Recognition and enhancement of the value of the amateur service to the public as a voluntary noncommercial communication service, particularly with respect to providing emergency communications.

§ 97.1 (b) Continuation and extension of the amateur’s proven ability to contribute to the advancement of the radio art.

§ 97.1 (c) Encouragement and improvement of the amateur service through rules which provide for advancing skills in both the communication and technical phases of the art.

KS-DMR affiliated repeaters are open to all appropriately licensed amateur radio operators.

Repeaterbook is the official and exclusive repeater directory for KS-DMR. All KS-DMR repeater listings are 100% accurate in Repeaterbook. Download the Repeaterbook app to your Android or iOS device for instant mobile access. We do not send update information to any other repeater directories.


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