Pacific Northwest DMR Terms of Service

PNW DMR is a DMR radio and IP network consisting of Amateur Radio repeaters that are independently owned, operated and linked by way of public and private IP transport networks. PNW DMR reserves the right to, at any time, make changes, with or without notice to enhance or restrict repeater access/hosting, data, talkgroup or user access. PNW DMR also reserves the right to remove your access or block your use the dmr.groups.io groups or use by any of your users on or through the PNW DMR networks, at any time, with or without notice.

Users of PNW DMR repeaters, MMDVM and/or network servers must must register for membership at dmr.groups.io/g/pnw. The membership information must include the users name, call sign, radio ID number, city/state of residence and Email address. Active members of dmr.groups.io/g/pnw are considered active members of PNW DMR.

PNW DMR Repeater owners and users must use a valid repeater ID and all users must use a valid radio ID issued by Radioid.net and assigned to them for that purpose. All name, call sign, city and state information provided to radioid.net and PNW DMR must be valid and accurite as it is used for membership basis and access to the repeater network and dmr.groups.io/g/pnw. Any changes to the information provided, must be updated in your dmr.groups.io/g/pnw account to PNW DMR via Email to: membership@pnwdigital.net.

Encryption is not permitted by repeater owners or users; you will be most certainly be blocked from our networks and your radio ID's blocked from the PNW DMR with or without notice. Any use of "Private Call", unsanctioned or custom talkgroups is forbidden without the express approval of the repeater owner with written notice and written concurrence to PNW DMR.

PNW DMR is not public utility nor a common carrier. PNW DMR is a private Amateur Radio network of private Amateur Radio repeaters which allow use by most licensed Amateur Radio Operators under a not-for-profit and public benefit environment, subject to control or restriction by individual and independent repeater owners or their trustees when using their repeaters and/or c-Bridge owners or their administrators who may enable/disable transport of repeater traffic and user access.

Your use or continued use of any repeater connected to the PNW DMR networks, any of the PNW DMR MMDVM servers or any of our other transport networks directly or indirectly, this website or any dmr.groups.io group infers no right to any continued use of any repeaters, MMDVM servers, transport networks and/or dmr.groups.io groups. Access to any of our radio and/or network assets or any dmr.groups.io groups may be withdrawn at any time for any reason without notice or recourse to you as a repeater owner/administrator, any or all of your users or any regular PNW DMR users.

Systems and services of PNW DMR are capable of collecting data about connected systems and user activity. This information is not shared outside of our system, and may be used for security and  statistical purposes as well as future system development in regards to betterment of the PNW DMR System as a whole.

The written terms of service may change at any time, with or without notice. You should return to this page every 30 days and re-read the contents of this page.

What this means in Ham parlance: If you play in our sandbox, then you must play nicely, get along with others and then you may use our stuff, if you can't abide by our terms of service, then you cannot use our stuff. 

End of PNW DMR's Terms of Service

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