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control electric thing using DMR radio [closed]

asked 2017-03-19 15:47:19 +0200

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updated 2017-04-25 08:58:39 +0200

On the wiki 'What is BrandMeister ' page ( is mentioned that

BrandMeister allows me…

  • To control some electric thing using my DMR radio as a remote control device

What could the writer have had in mind ? How would this be done ?

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answered 2017-03-23 00:34:10 +0200

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Although not Brandmeister or DMR specific, you can use text messages through APRS to talk to a program on a computer.


I would prefer a method native to Brandmeister, can anyone tell me what kind of hoops I'm likely to have to jump through to get access to BM MQTT Messaging?

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answered 2017-03-22 09:10:23 +0200

You can use BM's Simple External Application API to get call information and build your own app which is controlled with a DMR radio.

An example of an application using the Simple External Application API can be found here.

If you have access to a BM server, then you can develop your applications also using BM's MQTT API. This even allows controlling your app using text messages.

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