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Not upgrading to SmartSDR v3.2.34 - Remote Operator Question

K6JV
K6JV Member ✭✭
edited May 5 in SmartSDR for Windows

Is there any danger in not upgrading to the new version?

Currently running v3.3.31 and not having any issues. The radio is located on a mountain top that I would not be able to get to for several weeks as I have no way to remotely factory reset the radio.

The previous version also required a cold reboot but I was able to upgrade successfully without having to factory or cold reboot the radio.

Is the factory reset a must requirement for this new version?

Best Answer

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

    @K6JV

    For all remote operators, we do ask that you wait until you can do a proper reset on the radio unless there is some reason that you must upgrade.

    I did my remote, remotely, without issue. Odds are you'll be fine, but I would just wait as a matter of good practice.

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  • K6JV
    K6JV Member ✭✭

    Thanks Mike, I do have a PC at the remote site on the same LAN.

    When you did yours remotely, did you have to do a hard reset?

    I do have a switch connected to the remote plug on the Flex. Would really like to not have to travel to the site.

    Thanks.

  • David Decoons, wo2x
    David Decoons, wo2x Member, Super Elmer Moderator

    Read Tim's release notes. It is recommended to do a factory reset after upgrade then import older (3.1.12) profiles and do not use the 3.2.31 profiles.

    You will be better off waiting until a site visit if 3.2.31 is working now.

    Dave wo2x

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