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Allstar Link Standard Commands

This section contains the suggested prefix digits, mandatory command codes, and suggested command codes for Allstar Link.

Prefix Digit Suggestions

Prefix Functions
*1 Disconnect Link
*2 Monitor Link
*3 Connect Link
*4 Command Mode
*5 Macros
*6 User Functions
*7 Connection Status/Functions
*8 User Functions
*9 User Functions
*0 User Functions
*A User Functions
*B User Functions
*C User Functions
*D User Functions

Mandatory Command Codes

These are the mandatory command codes which all Allstar Link nodes must support to provide command code consistency to the users.

Command Code Description
*1node Disconnect Link
*2node Connect link in monitor mode
*3node Connect link in transcieve mode
*4node Enter command mode on a remote node
*70 Local connection status
*99 DTMF Phone Key (Assert PTT from Phone Portal)


  1. node is an Allstar Link node number
  2. Node number zero (0) is shorthand for the last node operated on by a previous command
  3. Monitor mode means listen to a node, but do not send any audio to it
  4. Command mode means send all received DTMF digits to the node number specified (bypassing the local command decoder). Send # to exit command mode, and restore local command decoding.

Optional Command Codes

Command Code Description
*80 Force System ID
*81 Say System Time
*980 Say app_rpt software version
*75 Link Connect (Local Monitor Only)
*72 Last active node (system-wide)
*73 System-wide connection status
*71 Disconnect all links (macro)
*74 Reconnect all links (macro)

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