dPMR Features

dPMR™ Mode 3 Digital Trunking

dPMR™ Mode 3 Digital Trunking

For organisations which require a digital multisite system or digital trunked system, Icom and Fylde Micro have developed a sophisticated digital trunked network system featuring Icom IDAS digital radio and repeaters together with the Fylde MultiLingo controller. The combined system known as dPMR Mode 3 meet ETSI dPMR European Telecommunication Standards Institute (ETSI) standards and provides a range of features designed to improve an organisation’s performance and efficiency.

The initial Mode 3 capability will be a trunked and networked radio system ranging in size from a single site up to 16 site multi-site trunking operation. Further enhancements are planned including a large multisite systems capable of working with 1000 sites.

In a dPMR Mode 3 digital trunking system, a small number of communication channels are automatically and dynamically allocated to accommodate a large number of subscribers. The trunking sites can be interconnected over an IP network, so the system can be expanded from a single site system to virtually nationwide networks. The MultiLingo™ trunked radio system controller is provided by Fylde Micro.

The MultiLingo™ can be used with the Icom IC-FR5100/FR6100 repeaters. For smaller systems up to 4 sites, no other control servers are required. Larger systems use Regional Control Servers to manage IP traffic and ensure optimum fixed-link performance.

dPMR™ Mode 3 Digital Trunking
  • • Unique migration solution from MPT to dPMR™
  • • Up to 1024 site Networks*
  • • Up to 62 channels per site capability
  • • Up to 500,000 subscribers
  • • 50–60 subscribers per channel
  • • Minimum 2 channel single site trunking
  • • Interoperable cross protocol calling dPMR to MPT (See below)
  • • Web based system administration
  • • POTS (analogue phone) / SIP phone connectivity*
  • • Web based AVL and Dispatcher*
    System software updates and configuration on-line
  • • Full queuing for both resource and busy parties
  • • Individual and group calls, including broadcast
  • • Status call
  • • Subscriber control and basic call logging
  • • Short data service
  • • Transparent data call

* These services will be released in 2013.

Interoperable Cross Protocol Numbering

dPMR and MPT1327 have different numbering schemes. To enable communication between these protocols, some form of translation must be provided. Fylde Micro’s Multi-Lingo™ controller uses a unique translation table to ensure that dPMR users can be included in MPT1327 group calls and vice versa.

This insures there are no restrictions on protocol to protocol communication.

Interoperable Cross Protocol Numbering

Migrate from MPT1327 to Icom/Fylde dPMR Mode 3


The Icom/Fylde dPMR Mode 3 solution is unique in the fact that it will offer an immediate migration path from MPT1327 to dPMR without the requirement of any MPT1327 operation in the Icom IDAS terminals. The Fylde controller will have the capability to encode/decode analogue MPT1327 signals to and from digital dPMR signals and vice versa. This provides the advantage of not requiring a parallel infrastructure set up to allow an MPT and the dPMR digital system to work together.

Migrate from MPT1327 to Icom/Fylde dPMR Mode 3

This partnership brings together the pioneering work undertaken by Icom in 6.25 kHz narrowband digital protocol development with the unrivalled experience amassed by Fylde in the development of rugged and reliable trunked radio systems over the past 25 years.

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