ircDDB Information

We have installed the ircDDB program on W8SHI. This means that linking and unlinking can be controlled by DTMF ("touch tone") commands as well as sending the commands in the "UR" field in your radio. These commands are:

The underscore character is used to indicate a space character in the actual setting of the callsigns.

You can view the:

live ircDDB status page

W8SHI ircDDB LastHeard List

ircDDB Home page

You may have to send the "Vis ON" command before your call shows up. Instructions are here


The D-Star CCS (Call Connection Service) is a newly added feature of the W8SHI ircDDB Gateway Software that allows you to call any station, anywhere in the world, by transmitting a four digit code into your D-Star radio’s DTMF keypad.