SmartSDR v3.3.32 and the SmartSDR v3.3.32 Release Notes | SmartSDR v2.8.0 and the SmartSDR v2.8.0 Release Notes
SmartSDR v1.12.1 and the SmartSDR v1.12.1 Release Notes
Power Genius XL Utility v3.6.24 and the Power Genius XL Release Notes v3.6.24
Tuner Genius XL Utility v1.1.8 and the Tuner Genius XL Release Notes v1.1.8
Need technical support from FlexRadio? It's as simple as Creating a HelpDesk ticket.
Maestro LAN radio discovery delayed
When I power up my Maestro, it says "There are currently no radios available", even though my 6600M is turned on and connected to the LAN. Then if I leave everything alone for a while (typical: half an hour!) the Maestro eventually discovers the 6600M.
The Maestro is on 5GHz WiFi. Other SmartSDR devices in the house (including a MacBook Air, an iPad, and computers running Windows 8.5, 10, and 11) have no such problems, on wifi or on ethernet. A packet trace using Wireshark on the MacBook Air sitting right next to the Maestro and on the same 5GHz WiFi shows that the discovery packets are coming out like clockwork every second on UDP port 4992 addressed to 255.255.255.255.
The 6600M is connected to the LAN via ethernet through two switches. Devices anywhere on the ethernet and those on the wifi all share the same subnet. The router is an AmpliFi Router HD (firmware 3.6.2) with one AmpliFi MeshPoint HD.
The Maestro has a charged battery inside, and is also connected continuously to the AC adapter.
SmartLink is not involved here, this is a local radio. If the Maestro is logged in to SmartLink, it shows the radio available through SmartLink right away (instead of saying "There are currently no radios available"), but still doesn't discover the radio locally right away. When it does eventually discover the local radio, the local entry replaces the SmartLink entry. (Didn't it always show both before? The iPad version does.)
This is new behavior. With the same setup, the Maestro used to reliably discover the radio. Occasionally, it still does, but usually I see the behavior described above. I am not aware of anything significant that has changed in the environment, though the LAN is always changing. The Maestro and 6600M are running 3.2.39; the behavior change did not coincide with the version update.
Leave a Comment
- 18.7K All Categories
- 141 Community Topics
- 2K New Ideas
- 296 The Flea Market
- 6.3K Software
- 5.4K SmartSDR for Windows
- 95 SmartSDR for Maestro and M models
- 218 SmartSDR for Mac
- 188 SmartSDR for iOS
- 181 SmartSDR CAT
- 116 DAX
- 321 SmartSDR API
- 7.9K Radios and Accessories
- 6.4K FLEX-6000 Signature Series
- 637 Maestro
- 30 FlexControl
- 781 FLEX Series (Legacy) Radios
- 436 Genius Products
- 254 Power Genius XL Amplifier
- 158 Tuner Genius XL
- 24 Antenna Genius
- 126 Shack Infrastructure
- 81 Networking
- 216 Remote Operation (SmartLink)
- 94 Contesting
- 320 Peripherals & Station Integration
- 89 Amateur Radio Interests
- 602 Third-Party Software