Allstar Link Standard Commands

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

Prefix Digit Suggestions

*1Disconnect Link
*2Monitor Link
*3Connect Link
*4Command Mode
*6User Functions
*7Connection Status/Functions
*8User Functions
*9User Functions
*0User Functions
*AUser Functions
*BUser Functions
*CUser Functions
*DUser 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 CodeDescription
*1nodeDisconnect Link
*2nodeConnect link in monitor mode
*3nodeConnect link in transcieve mode
*4nodeEnter command mode on a remote node
*70Local connection status
*99DTMF 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 CodeDescription
*80Force System ID
*81Say System Time
*980Say app_rpt software version
*75Link Connect (Local Monitor Only)
*72Last active node (system-wide)
*73System-wide connection status
*71Disconnect all links (macro)
*74Reconnect all links (macro)