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First time users - Some simple notes . ** Please Review **

Mike va3mw
Mike va3mw Member ✭✭
edited May 2020 in New Ideas
Hi Guys

If you are really new to SmartSDR, can I recommend a few simple places to start?

First, we actually have a manual and it is darn good and easy to read.  We made sure of that.  RTFM stands for Read the Flex Manual.

The SmartSDR manual can be found here:  http://www.flexradio.com/downloads/smartsdr-software-user-guide-pdf/

Personally, I went over to Staples and had it printed for about $25 in a spiral ring.  It allowed me to easily leaf through it just to see what was in there and being it was paper, I could make notes in it.  

The Index is great, so if I had a Mic issue, I would just look up Mic in the table of contents and go from there.

The other thing I do is have the PDF handy so I can open it up and then do a quick search.  I use CTRL-F and then search on what I am interested it.  All PDF viewers have some sort of text search function.

This also might help you through your first hour of operating.  


Lastly, if you are having issues, spend a few minutes describing your problem and also tell us what you tried to fix a problem.  Check out the manual.

If you don't say what you did, then everyone will think you haven't tried 'that' to fix your problem.  

We have a LOT of great people on this Community who have a ton of knowledge who can help you out.  

Enjoy your new toy and welcome aboard.



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