Connecticut ARES has adopted DMR. Piggybacked on the Ct. State Police Motorola Phase I & Phase II system, they have excellent statewide coverage. (Not saying much when you consider the comparatively small size of the state, but still worth mentioning). Eventually all ARES, including weather spotters will migrate to DMR. Or so Ive been told. The DMR addition to the BCDx36HP's would definitely be a welcomed addition if for no other reason than to listen to the weather spotting net! I am happy to read the previous post relating to the commonality of DMR and Motorola Phase II radio systems, both TDMA. However,what remains to be seen is, (and this is assuming Uniden DOES come to offer DMR) Will it be available as a firmware upgrade for existing x36's? At a cost or free? Or will it become available as a new version, much like the BCD996XT newest brother when Phase II was added? It's my hope that since the x36's already have Phase II capabilities, it comes as a new firmware version.