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Can I use Smart SDR app on 2nd owner Flex 6400?

I purchased a second hand Flex 6400 running the currrent V3 software. Would like to try the Iphone app. I realize it is $59 and thats not an issue but can I use it even though I did not originlly purchase the software? Thanks

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  • Bob K8RC
    Bob K8RC Old Guy Member ✭✭

    Yes, you can.

    Think of things this way:

    The software within the radio is what you pay the "version charge" for.

    The Windows software within your computer is provided at no charge regardless of version.

    The IPhone/IPad apps are a separate purchases that are not associated with a particular radio and you pay that charge once per Apple ID. It is my understanding that these apps are version independent so AFAIK the is no additional charge if/when the radio is upgraded.

    Stated differently, if you would want to let a buddy share your radio via SmartLink, he can download and use the Windows SmartSDR software at no charge but would have to pay for the Apple app even though you already have it,

    I gained my knowledge of the IPad app when I mistakenly paid to put it on my wife's IPad but later decided to get a separate IPad of my own. I was told I would have to purchase it again to use it with my Apple ID.

    73, Bob, K8RC

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