D-STAR Resources Page

D-STAR Resources Page

D-STAR (Digital Smart Technology for Amateur Radio) is an open digital Amateur radio standard that allows users to connect to other users globally via a worldwide network of digital amateur radio repeaters. You may be new to this side of Amateur radio technology or a seasoned pro at using D-STAR, but this page has been put together to support D-STAR users with access to various downloads and information that you may find useful.

On this page, you will find repeater lists/programming software for various Icom D-STAR radios, link to our YouTube channel where various tips and information is posted and how to register with the D-STAR network. If you cannot find the information that you’re looking for on this page or our website, then please get in touch with us via our Contact Us page.

Cloning Files/Repeater Lists for Icom D-STAR radios

To download the most up to date cloning/programming files of Icom D-STAR radios and data files of UK D-STAR repeaters and reflectors, click here.

Icom D-STAR Videos
On our YouTube channel you’ll find videos explaining how to access D-STAR specific functions, tutorials on products and introductions videos. To view these videos, click here.

Registering with the D-STAR Network
We encourage users to register with their local repeater keeper, however, there may be reasons why users cannot register. If you require registration, then please send the following details to gb7ic@icomuk.co.uk and we will add you to the D-STAR network:

• Name
• Call sign
• Postcode
• Email Address

Once we have received and processed your request, you will receive a confirmation email and be able to get on the air. Don’t forget, you do not have to be registered to use the repeater locally.

Icom News Articles

Advice on Setting up Your D-STAR Access Point
D-STAR Gateway Version 3 (“G3”) Software Now Available to Repeater Keepers in the UK

We have also produced another Knowledge Base article giving an overview of D-STAR, its features and how to get set up. This is a great introduction to D-STAR and you can view this by clicking: What is D-STAR?.

Useful FAQs
On our Amateur Radio FAQ’s page, you will find some questions relating to D-STAR. You can view them by heading to the Amateur Radio FAQ page.

Useful Links
List of UK D-STAR Repeaters
Activity of D-STAR Network

For news and information about our D-STAR products, head to the D-STAR section of our website. Also, if you would like to submit a D-STAR news story to our website, email marketing@icomuk.co.uk.

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