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wsjt-x is not keying the FLEX-6500

Bill-W9OL Member
edited October 2019 in FLEX Series (Legacy) Radios
Flex6500, DAX, DDuT (latest) and WSJT-x
I'm using DXLabs Commander Can not seem to make the PTT work for transmit.
Similar setup with my Flex5K works perfectly
Is anyone using the above mentioned system?
Again, DXLabs Commander, DDuT, and WSJT-x. all latest versions.
Commander communicates with my Flex5K via network,
I can't seem to see the mistake.
PTT is com 8<>18 and works properly with 5K in any-all other programs.
And yes, the F6500 is selected in DDuT as the Signature device.

I'm missing something simple, anybody have a clue?


  • KY6LA_Howard
    KY6LA_Howard La Jolla, CA. Paris and Sablet FranceMember ✭✭✭
    edited January 2017
    I have WSJT working PTT without DXLabsuite
  • KY6LA_Howard
    KY6LA_Howard La Jolla, CA. Paris and Sablet FranceMember ✭✭✭
    edited January 2017
  • Al K0VM
    Al K0VM Retired Member ✭✭✭
    edited November 2017
      If you have frequency control from WSJT-X to SSDR (i.e. change bands in WSJT-X causes SSDR to change bands ) then you should be able to use PTT via a CAT command.. Select CAT as the PTT method in the WSJT-X setup form.. 
      That should work with PSDR also and save setting up a separate comport just for PTT.

    AL, K0VM
  • Bill-W9OL
    Bill-W9OL Member
    edited October 2016
    I don't have a problem with PSDR, I have the problem with SmartSDR .
    I can't transmit from SSDR, I can receive, but not transmit.....so far
  • Mike NN9DD
    Mike NN9DD Member ✭✭
    edited October 2019
    I will be home after 8 pm eastern and will help you through it. I have it working stand alone. I suspect you might be trying to reuses a taken comport. Send me an off line email and we can arrange a call Mike n9dfd
  • Bill-W9OL
    Bill-W9OL Member
    edited October 2016
    I had no joy following your setup. Mike.....the kicker is the DXLabs Commander.
    But, reading back I found a jpeg of W4AX who uses the same radio system I do.
    After setting my Configuration to his setup, and a reboot, I now have PTT working using
    DX Lab Suite Commander as the 'Rig' selection.
    But .... Big But
    I can not see any decodes nor can I transmit any signal.
    But PTT is Working.
    I can see the signals in the waterfal, but not see them in the Wide Graph.
    Obviously I have something wrong with the DAX selections.

    one step forward, and two steps backwards. LOL

    I'll get it, As I said, I have all this working with the 5K and VAC.
    the principal is the same...just the names are changed to confuse the ignorant. :-)))

  • Bill-W9OL
    Bill-W9OL Member
    edited October 2016
    I saw w4ax screenshot of how he uses the DXCommander as his 'radio'.
    That got me PTT working.
    Couple more things to adjust.
    Thanks to all who offered suggestions.

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