We are running out of ID for DMR

Getting a lot of questions around why we are issuing 3100nnn for USA and 3020nnn for Canada instead of the State/Provincial specific ID's. There are a few simple reasons.


  • We are running out of ID's, the old way of assigning ID's by state/prov isn't working
  • Many states/provs have already reach nnnn999, There is no where else for them togo
  • MCC numbering scheme was never designed for states/provs, This was a 'nice to have' made up system
  • Brandmeister as of May 1st has decided to no longer route 1nnn MCC ID's


Fortunately the only real solution was to go to the base sequence of the country and start assigning the ID's sequentially. We have started with CAN and USA, but all countries will shortly follow, This solution has been implemented in the EU regions for some time. This is still only a short term solution, we will still eventually run out of ID's as there is finite list that will function with our system.



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