n1das Posted February 15, 2021 Report Share Posted February 15, 2021 Cane Wireless sells a range extender / repeater for Motorola DTR and DLR radios. Cane Wireless DRX Range Extender for Motorola DTR/DLR radios: http://www.canewirelesspro.com/drx-repeater.html The DRX is not a repeater in the conventional sense like a GMRS repeater. The DRX range extender / repeater consists of a pair of DLR radios running custom firmware and connected together to behave as a repeater or range extender. Simply connecting a pair of stock DLRs or DTRs together will not work. The two DRX units that make up the repeater are placed physically apart from each other and connected together with a cable. The DRX (1 pair of units) repeats a single Public group, Private Group, or Profile ID group. IOW, it repeats 1 channel in a DTR or DLR radio. When dealing with multiple channels, one DRX (1 pair of units) is required for each channel to be repeated. Strategic placement of a pair of units making up a DRX is critical. The application for the DRX is to extend coverage inside large buildings or to fill in dead spots in coverage areas. It isn't something you would normally place at a mountaintop site, although it would be interesting to try. Placement of units requires there to be some overlap between the original coverage area and the desired extended coverage area. A typical application is to provide coverage through a firewall in a building blocking coverage and you would place a unit on each side of the wall. In tall buildings, the DRX could be used to extend floors of coverage inside the building. Cane Wireless also sells a weatherproof kit for the DRX: http://www.canewirelesspro.com/wdrx-weatherproof-kit.html Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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