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Bob G   W1GLV
Bob G W1GLV Member ✭✭
edited June 2020 in SmartSDR for Windows
i need explicit info getting my 6500 to run with freeDV


  • rfoust
    rfoust Member ✭✭
    edited March 2017

    What have you tried so far?  Is there a particular problem you're running into?
  • Bill Roberts
    Bill Roberts Member ✭✭
    edited July 2018
    I have installed FreeDV on my Win 8.1 computer and rebooted several times. Free DV does appear as an installed application but  "FDV" does not show up in the Mode Selector window.  I have a Plantronics USB headset/mic plugged in.  What am I missing?  Thanks and 73
  • Bob G   W1GLV
    Bob G W1GLV Member ✭✭
    edited June 2020
    Bill, FreeDV is installable waveform which is downloadable from Flex radio Systems. Click on Support and Downloads. Here you will see a selection for SmartSDR for Windows. Click on it. Then you will see a Waveform selection, click on it. There you will see the installer for Free DV. Download it an install it in your SSDR folder. Now you should see FDV as a selection in Mode selection.
  • AA0KM
    AA0KM Member ✭✭
    edited April 2017
  • Bill Roberts
    Bill Roberts Member ✭✭
    edited July 2018

    Got it working.  Thanks.  Still have some more learning to do but right off the bat, I listened to crystal clear DV on 14.236.  Amazing!

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