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Flex-6500, SmartSDRv2.0.19 communicating via USB to my computer?

Richard Adkins
Richard Adkins Member ✭✭
edited April 2019 in SmartSDR for Windows
Can I connect a USB cable from my 6500 to my computer to have it communicate back and forth, particularly with Amateur Contact Log?


  • Andreas Junge
    Andreas Junge Member
    edited April 2019
    Not necessary. You can connect to a virtual com port that is provided by the SmartSDR CAT program. SmartSDR CAT uses TCP/IP to talk to the radio and then provides you with Virtual Serial Ports. You can create many serial ports, so you can run multiple programs that need CAT in parallel like N1MM and WSJT.

    I hope this help. 73, Andreas, N6NU


  • Richard Adkins
    Richard Adkins Member ✭✭
    edited December 2017
    Worked on the first try. THANK you.  Just had to launch SmartSDR CAT. doh. lol  Thanks again.

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