March 23, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
1521 Palm St
Metairie, LA 70001

The March 23rd general membership meeting will feature a presentation on the D-Star operating mode.

Brian Karcher-KG5GJT, Jerry Burg-N5GKJ and Mike Coulter-K5DKQ will give basic information on the D-Star mode, arguably the most popular amateur digital voice and data mode, particularly on the VHF and UHF bands.


Topics to be covered are:

  • The history of D-Star (Digital Smart Technologies for Amateur Radio)
  • How does it work?
  • What can it do?
  • Why is it important to the Jefferson Amateur Radio Club?
  • What can I do with D-Star on the Air?
  • How do I get on the air?
  • Introduction to programming.
  • What are Dongles and D-Vaps?
  • D-RATS system for files and messages.
  • Using the radio.

Please attend the meeting and get a basic understanding of this versatile and capable mode.

D-STAR Presentation

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