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Flex-6700 when using FT8 shifts freq on transmit
I have 6 slices open: 4 on FT8 on 3.57, 7.04, 14.07, and 21.07: One on PSK 14.08 and one on 14.3 SSB. FT8 works fine on 14.07. H...
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FT8 decodes only every 30sec
I have a very strange problem with FT8. FT8 does a great job as long as I run only one instance of WSJT-X. As soon as I add more WSJT-X d...
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For FT-8 TX Settings
I have the 6500 and would like to know if there are preferred TX equalizer settings for FT-8? Should it even be turned on?
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FLEX-6500 with KPA-500 and KAT-500
Just built the KPA-500 and the KAT-500.  I hooked the Antenna tuner up first and tested it, bypassed the internal antenna tuner in the FL...
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Connecting an ALS-600 to a Flex 6000 series radio to Band Switch automatically.
If anyone is using an ALS-600 Amplifier and trying to connect it to 6000 series radio using the new USB cables, I have the answer. I pur...
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mfj magnetic loop
hi,I was thinking of getting a mfj magnetic loop to go with my 6500,as im restricted with what I can put up at my qth,was wondering if an...
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Idea to improve the SWR and Power Scale readability.
Idea to improve the SWR and Power Scale readability. Maybe low priority but it seems like a simple change. Regards, Al / NN4ZZ
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Photo of Dave - WB5NHL
Windows 10 update #1709
Three separate occurrences of the very large Windows 10 Creators update #1709 breaks the DAX drivers. One system running v1 SmartSDR and ...
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Best Network Switch(es) For Use With FlexRadio?
What do I need to look for to select an adequate network switch to use with FlexRadio products? The one that I bought a while ago kept dr...
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looking for HF system installed in the air planes, the aim is allow air plane staff communicate main station from any place in the world
looking for HF system installed in the air planes, the aim is allow air plane staff communicate main station from any place in the world 
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trouble with flex controllers.
I have had 2 fail in the last 7 months 1st lasted 2 yrs 1 month 2nd lasted 5 months getting expensive.
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Flex radio used in tropical conditions
I consider taking my Flex radio with me on my travel to Asia and operate from there. My concern is that the radio will be exposed to hars...
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SmartCat Drops TCP Connections From WSJT-X
I recently set up WSJT-X V1.08 with CAT connections using TCP method. Initially WSJT-X has no trouble connecting and controlling my Flex....
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I'm liking this FT8
It did take me a bit, even with help, to get everything set up and running like it should. But I have to say that 4 ATNO's in the last we...
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FT8 spread
I've found two stations I tried to contact that responded with 'spread'. Okay, they're doing split ops. But there is no indication of the...
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Photo of Keith Wolford
NTP server for GPSDO-equipped 6000 series
I have separated this idea topic out from another one for better visibility, per Steve Hick's suggestion. The idea is to have an ntp (...
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Getting read for SmartLink -- test your upload performance
SmartLink is coming and a number of you are going to want to give a try from Starbucks, your Mother in Laws, etc.  :) This is going to b...
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Strange Smartlink and router behavior
I want to report some strange behavior that might help others. My network is connected to the internet via an Atlantic Broadband cable mo...
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Will continue to wait...
All the rumors of V2.0 and Gerald's recent post I think got many of us hoping for a release in June.  Well today is the day if it going t...
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Unsung Community Helpers
I would like to start this conversation by expressing my gratitude of thanks; to those volunteers, that help us solve problems with the p...
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