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M17 - First steps

If you would like to try out this new operating mode but have not yet made a hardware decision, you can start with the DroidStar software.

You can download DroidStar for Windows or as an APP for smartphones. Here is the link for Windows versions:


  • Select Settings TAB
    • Use callsign
    • Use DMRID
  • Select Main TAB
    • Set upper left dropdown to M17
    • Including M17-AUT for OE servers
    • Next to Room B - OE-wide
    • Check SWTX, SWRX and AGC
  • Press TAB Connect
  • Speak by tapping TX
  • !ATTENTION! tap TX again to go to reception

Further information also directly via TELEGRAM group M17

Invitation link: