D-STAR is an advanced digital voice and data
communication system designed with amateur radio in mind. It connects
repeater sites and users to form a Worldwide Amateur Radio Network. The
D-STAR system also provides new capabilities and functionality to amateur
radio that increases the effectiveness of our ability to provide vital
128kbps digital data and 4.8kbps digital voice
On 1.2GHz the ID-1 D-STAR radio provides not only digital voice (DV mode) communication but also digital data transmission (DD mode). It can exchange various data files such as graphics, images, etc, at speeds up to 128kbps.
Internet applications available:
The D-STAR system uses the TCP/IP protocol, so when connected with at the user-end with a PC on 1.2GHz, WEB, EMail and other Internet applications are available via the local gateway.
Your voice and data can reach further than ever:
Multiple repeater links by radio and the Internet provide long distance communication to virtually anywhere in the world.
DATA and Voice Modes on 2m and 440:
On both 2 meters and 440 you will be able to experience the same worldwide network capabilities and a limited data capability of 950bps. This still enables users to send text messages while continuing to use the enhanced digital voice features of D-STAR.
Unlimited possibilities for EMCOMM:
With the flexible combination of digital voice and data, and the ability on 1.2GHz to expand those capabilities this format provides a simple, reliable and effective means to provide vital services to the public.
K2DIG - Digital Interconnect Group
New York City
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