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Radio update failed. This SmartSDR version is incompatible with the selected Radio's Model?

Just had this error message on installing 1.3.0, runs 1.2.17 ok. Any help would be appreciated


  • George KF2T
    George KF2T Member ✭✭✭
    edited February 2019
    Try powering the radio off, removing power for a few minutes (5-10 is plenty), then trying your upgrade again.
  • Martin Smith
    Martin Smith Member
    edited February 2017
    Hi George, very quick reply ;-). Have tried as you suggested with no luck.
  • KY6LA_Howard
    KY6LA_Howard Member ✭✭✭
    edited January 2017
    Martin Are you sure you are using the correct version of SSDR This is a common error The desktop icon is likely pointing to an older version Use the start menu Start--->. Flex radio. --->. SSDR 1.3.
  • Ernest - W4EG
    Ernest - W4EG Member ✭✭
    edited October 2019


    Try to do a complete reset of the radio.  Here is how it is done  on the Flex-6700 series.

    1. Power off the radio

    2. Press and hold the OK button

    3. Momentarily Press and release the power button

    4. On the console display you will see a message "resetting the radio back to factory default."

    5. Keep holding the OK button until the power LED turns white, then release the OK button.

    6. Allow the radio to boot normally.

    This may help, or try to installing SmartSDR if the problem persist.

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