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Power cycle cured CW timing problem.

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  • Pat_W5WTH
    Pat_W5WTH Member ✭✭

    @KD0RC Thanks for the help. Yes, I do import the latest. That said, I created a "new" latest based on your comment. I will know in a week or two after the rig loses it's mind and forgets everything I taught in when it decides not to wake up correctly after I do the power cycle to correct the forever ongoing CW timing issue. 🤬

    Thanks again for all your help on the forum!!!

  • reed
    reed Member ✭✭
    Discovered this bug tonight while tuning up my key. Pretty surprising for such an expensive rig to do so poorly on this seemingly simple task.

    I tried transmitting from the 6600 into a dummy load while listening with my other rig:

    1) using a paddle directly into the rig, I first hold dah continuously, then hold dit continuously. In both cases, you can clearly hear hiccups or glitches in the pattern.
    https://youtu.be/cV1cwSREqIU

    2) using the CWX SSDR interface, I send "5555555", so the pattern expected is a repeating "di-di-di-di-di [brief pause]". However, the pattern received includes extra pauses, and even some dahs! Yikes!
    https://youtu.be/p9qTfHDtS5s
  • KD0RC
    KD0RC Member, Super Elmer Moderator

    Hi Reed, I know that Flex is aware of this issue, but I don't know if they have been able to recreate it. It might be a good idea to open a help desk ticket with reference to your videos.

  • Pat_W5WTH
    Pat_W5WTH Member ✭✭

    With all due respect...... The only way possible that Flex has not been able to recreate the issue is:

    1) they have zero CW operators or

    2) they reboot each and every rig they run machine almost every day or

    3) they don't care.

  • sq5nry
    sq5nry Member
    Hello,
    I'm using FLEX6300 with v3.4 and found same symptoms described in the thread. Is there any viable workaround to make CW work with this model?
    Re-start cures the bug but in reality it's always too late after a DX appears. I tried with lower wpm but could never get a better keying than that by hand :(
    Any suggestions warmly appreciated.

    Best 73,
    Paul sq5nry

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