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SmartSDR not reporting RF power from PGXL

JimStuder
JimStuder Member ✭✭

I updated the SDR software to 3.3.32, the PGXL to 3.6.24, and the TGXL to 1.1.8. Everything works fine but when I transmit using the 6600 to excite the PGXL the Power Genius XL window in SmartSDR does not reflect power going out. It shows in the PGXL app, the PGXL, and the TGXL. SmartSDR is running on Windows 10, fully updated. Has anyone else run into this?

Best Answer

  • DL4RCE
    DL4RCE Member ✭✭
    edited September 2022 Answer ✓

    Hi Jim, same problem here. Sometimes this happens, after restart the PGXL it does work again.

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  • JimStuder
    JimStuder Member ✭✭

    I turned the PGXL off and on and the problem went away. It had been on 24 hours. Maybe that was too long.

  • JimStuder
    JimStuder Member ✭✭

    This never happened before I updated the software/firmware. Oh well, a minor issue.

    Jim

  • Adde Tjernberg
    Adde Tjernberg Member ✭✭

    With the latest FW for PGXL it has now failed every time. I confirm that it's transmitting by looking at the current drain for the whole house... So it generates power but it's not seen in SmartSDR.

    With previous FW it worked now and then... But now it's at a 100% loss...

    All my operation is done remote.

    Adde, SM0SHG

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

    @Adde Tjernberg Please open a support case for this.

    Not all of us are seeing the same failure, so it would good for them to work with you on this.

    73

  • Dave K5OZ
    Dave K5OZ Member ✭✭

    This sometimes happens to me if I lose internet connectivity. When I turn the PGXL off and then back on the meters start working again.

  • bahillen
    bahillen Member ✭✭

    I have seen this happen on my SmartSDR now and then. I reboot things and it goes back to normal.

    6600, PGXL, Tuner Genius. PGXL utility reads fine. Just not the applet in the rig window.

    73

    Bill W9JJB

  • fpmacko
    fpmacko Member ✭✭

    Me, too. PGXL app always works. PGXL display in SSDR is sometimes off-scale low.

    73.....Frank / WA3NHK

  • JimStuder
    JimStuder Member ✭✭

    Guys and Gals, the problem is solved. I really appreciate the assistance but please stop solving an issue that's been solved for months. I've posted twice saying as much.

    Thanks.

    Jim AK4I

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