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FreeDV mode doesn't show up

I followed the instructions in the PDF and Installed the FreeDv codec. The mode does not show up in the slice mode selection and the SmartSDR FreeDV pop-up says no FreeDV slice. What am I doing wrong?


  • Lou KI5FTY
    Lou KI5FTY Member ✭✭

    I have the same problem and I have seen posts that has been broken for some time along with DSTAR

  • W4AFK Bruno
    W4AFK Bruno Member ✭✭
    edited December 2020

    Good that I have read this as I wanted to use FreeDV.

    As I operate remote, I use SmartLINK but I have a remote NUC (computer) connected to the Flex via the LAN (located in Florida), so I wanted to instal the waveform on the Flex via the NUC, then use it from my home (San Diego) using SmartLINK.

    I won't waste my time if FreeDV doesn't work.

    Request - It would be "nice" if Flex can chime in and tell us if they will support "waveforms" like FreeDV and D-Star-HF

  • Lou KI5FTY
    Lou KI5FTY Member ✭✭

    @Tim - W4TME

    what is the status of waveforms such as FreeDV and DSTAR? Are they just broken and will get fixed when they get around to fixing it or have you scrapped the idea of waveforms? Also what releases do both of these work on?


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