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Somewhat regular disconnects

Mark_WS7M Member ✭✭✭

Hi all,

I love the Antenna Genius and cannot wait for the TGXL to arrive.

But I have noticed that sometimes in the middle of operating my Antenna Genius suddenly decides to disconnect the antenna.

I had a rather difficult FT8 QSO going on and I got up to get something to drink and came back to see no signals on the pan. Retries had timed out. I had to tell the antenna genius to reconnect the desired antenna to the PGXL.

This has happened now a few times and it makes me wonder when it disconnects what my PGXL is doing to things at perhaps 1kw into a disconnected antenna switch. I know it can protect itself just fine from high SWR but I wonder about the AG switch itself.

Anyone else see these "in the middle of operation" disconnects?

I won't rule out my software and how it could be sending a command to the AG. But I highly doubt it. It can only send such a command on a button press. IE there is no timer or anything and I'm not seeing and RFI in the computer or anywhere else.

It is kind of puzzling.


  • Mike-VA3MW
    Mike-VA3MW Administrator, FlexRadio Employee, Community Manager, Super Elmer, Moderator admin

    Hi Mark

    I created a ticket for this. Can you please update the ticket with the radio you are using, the version of SmartSDR and the firmware version you have loaded on the TGXL.


  • Mike-VA3MW
    Mike-VA3MW Administrator, FlexRadio Employee, Community Manager, Super Elmer, Moderator admin

    Actually, I made a mistake on this. As this is an Antenna Genius and can you follow up with 403A on this please.


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