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Trying to set up HRD. I get the error "SmartSDR CAT requires FlexVSP Service

Jim Miller
Jim Miller Member ✭✭
edited May 2020 in Third-Party Software
New 6400M owner, and trying to set up HRD. I get the error "SmartSDR CAT requires FlexVSP Service to be installed and running." What do I need to do next? 


  • Tim N9PUZ
    Tim N9PUZ Member ✭✭
    edited May 2020
    I believe FlexVSP gets installed when you install the SmartSDR software that also includes CAT and DAX. CAT also has to be running I believe.

    Tim N9PUZ
  • k3Tim
    k3Tim Member ✭✭✭
    edited April 2019
    This is correct, VSP is installed with Smart SDR install.

    Under the task manager, one should see the process "Virtual Serial  Port Kit" if VSP is installed properly and running.
    There is an install .MSI file for VSP in the SSDR install s/w directory...

  • Jim Miller
    Jim Miller Member ✭✭
    edited April 2019
    THANKS!!  Task Manager does not show Virtual Serial Port Kit.  I just now have reinstalled Smart SDR.  I'll try it again. 


  • AtomicRob
    AtomicRob Member ✭✭

    i have same issue, i went into the install directory and ran the "FlexVSPInstaller_32" But i still get same error. And the service does not show up in task list, nor in services.

    I am trying to install Windows SDR on M3 Mac running Parallels Desktop Pro. I saw another thread where someone was able to run SDR in Parallels. Any ideas what to try next.

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