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Photo of Tim - W4TME
Where is the best place to locate the GPS antenna?
A GPS antenna needs to have a good view of the sky in order to obtain a satellite signal lock. Ideally, a full 360 degree obstructed view...
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Photo of Bill-W9OL
Why does a Flex6K take so long to qsy, when I click on SpotCollector Cluster Spot?
I obviously have something wrong. DXLabs Suite with Flex6K. I click on a cw cluster spot, go get a Coke, eat a slice of pie, and MAYBE t...
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Photo of Al / NN4ZZ
Black Box Recording -- add a "looping option" to the RECORD/PLAYBACK function
The record function currently allows for a 2 minute recording and then stops.   It would be handy to add an option to provide looping.  E...
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Photo of Al / NN4ZZ
PFSkimer - What is the possibility for a SmartSDR display that combines: - Panadapter - Waterfall - CW Skimmer
PFSkimer - What is the possibility for a SmartSDR display that combines: - Panadapter - Waterfall - CW Skimmer It seems like it...
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Photo of Ken - NM9P
My New "All Flex" HF station....
Here is a picture of my newly reorganized operation position. Flex-6500. Flex-1500, Lapai LP-808 Audio Amp, ALinco DM-330MV Power Suppl...
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HOW-TO: Setup FLEX-6X00 with N1MM / CW Skimmer for multiple slice contest operating
Although I am not a contest operator but an excited CW enthusiast, I just wanted to try how to get most out of my two slices and tried to...
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Photo of Bill-W9OL
can't seem to get WJTX transmitting
Been away from JT a few weeks. Started it up today, and I have connection with the rig which is a Flex 6.5. I see signals in the SmartSDR...
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Photo of Ken - NM9P
Any clues to what makes this signal on 160 Meters?
On the left side of the pan, there is a signal that begins at a single point and then fans out much wider.  I have never seen this before...
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Photo of Rick
FlexControl issues
Ive had problems installing this device under 1.6.17. I've gone through all the processes of removing ghost com ports etc and when the co...
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Photo of Bill-W9OL
A very strange but reproduceable anomaly with MY 6500
I clicked on 'Problem' but it's just more of an annoyance If I leave the Flex6500 just turned on and listening to a band for a length of ...
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Photo of Bill-W9OL
And one other setup question
Is there a way to enable MON automatically upon bootup of SSDR? again....please and thank you
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Photo of Bill-W9OL
what is the best shaping for the JT9 and JT65 modes I don't seem to see any effect on how I shape it.
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Photo of Bill-W9OL
Another dumb question from someone who should know the answer....
Hopefully someone can tell me what kind of signal makes this display in thirty meters. Just tuning looking for 30 meter JT signals and I ...
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Photo of Bill-W9OL
Solid 13.88 volts at the big Astron iron power supply
Just want to correct the info I previously wrote. As I have a task to get at the terminals of the heavy iron power supplies which are in ...
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Photo of Bill-W9OL
i'M EMBARRASED TO ASK THIS
Would someone refresh me. Upon startup, what are the stages of startup and readiness that are represented by the blinking colors of the s...
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Photo of Bill-W9OL
Ok guys, I can't find a way to do this
Working lots of the JT modes, I use 3 monitors. SSDR on far left monitor.. JT programs on center monitor. I'd like to keep the Slice Flag...
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Photo of Bob G   W1GLV
What is an official Technology Evangelist. Are we bringing religion into radio? Is Tim being replaced, I hope not.
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Photo of Martin Van der Donk
Flex-5000a, Windows 10 install problem??
Hi, I have not used my flex a while because my pc was broken. Now I have a new fast pc built with an i7 and windows 10 64 bit. A firewire...
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Photo of Bill-W9OL
Boy did I have a scare
Boy did I get a scare. I had been at the operating desk. SSDR running, all systems connected to DXLabs, Online, and just monitoring the 2...
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Photo of Bill-W9OL
Ok, I'm embarrased again. what is the current version number of SmartSDR?
I thought I was at version 1.7 but after starting up from a cold reboot, Radio setup says 1.6.21.77sorry to bother you...I'm usually far ...
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