Mike G1ZRN is delivering a talk on D Star on Tuesday, 8th December.
Along with the talk will be a demonstration of D Star capabilities with plenty of opportunities to ask questions about this new technology.
The talk will start at 8pm at the Hallow Scout HQ, directions are available on our website
As this is a special meeting, warm Mince Pies with cream will be available along with our normal refreshments.
All are welcome to come along and you will receive a warm welcome.
D-STAR (Digital Smart Technologies for Amateur Radio) is a digital voice and data protocol specification developed as the result of research by the Japan Amateur Radio League to investigate digital technologies for amateur radio.
While there are other digital on-air technologies being used by amateurs that have come from other services, D-Star is one of the first on-air standards to be widely deployed and sold by a major radio manufacturer that is designed specifically for amateur service use.
D-Star compatible radios are available on VHF and UHF and microwave amateur radio bands. In addition to the over-the-air protocol, D-Star also provides specifications for network connectivity, enabling D-Star radios to be connected to the Internet or other networks and provisions for routing data streams of voice or packet data via amateur radio callsigns.