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Win 10 Creators version update ...
The Windows Creator update was a VERY long update BUT all went well.  No problems or glitches with SmartSDR, associated programs, or the ...
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setup wsjt-x 1.7 with 1.10.8
WSJT-X 1.7 looks like it is looking for an IP address for Flex6xxx.  All of the posts I can find in the community refer to older software...
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Configure the Flex 6700 for MARS Activity
What is needed to configure the Flex 6700 radio for MARS use? I already know my MARS license must be provided to Flex for a radio-specif...
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How-To 2m and 70cm DEMI Transverters on a 6700 & Questions
I have researched the forum for Transverter installation options/ideas and there are several threads floating around with information. It...
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Flex hatred by other amateur radio operators
When you mention you are using a Flex radio most non Flex owning hams are supportive or neutral.  But a few hams get really angry like yo...
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MARS Operations with SmartSDR
I have created a document for MARS operators that helps configure the MARS software for use with SmartSDR. If you are a MARS operator and...
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Best EQ settings for Heil Proset hc-4
Hello all, New 6500 owner here.  I'm trying to setup my old Heil ProSet 4 (HC-4 element) and was wondering if anyone using one could p...
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Can’t get 6600M to key KPA500
I’ve connected my 6600M to the Elecraft KPA500 and KAT500, but the 6600M will not to key the Amp. I have the RCA TX1 from the 6600M c...
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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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New IPad vs. IPad Pro for SSDR iOS thoughts?
I know it's probably early, but wondering if the new IPad just announced would work well for SSDR? I am currently using it on my old IPa...
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Flex 6500 v Flex 6600
Is there anyplace I can see a side by side comparison between the Flex 6500 and the new Flex 6600 (non-M version)? The only reason I'm l...
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Replacement computer ATX power supply
I am thinking of upgrading my video card, which will also require replacing my computer's ATX power supply for a higher wattage unit with...
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Possible Selling
Thinking of selling my 6500, money is a bit tight and it sits more then it's used.  Questions, it's unlocked for mars operations thinking...
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Most Compatible Time Sync Software for WSJT-X
What is everybody using for time sync that is best compatible with the Flex 6700 and SmartSDR?
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Is it worth it? Any screen shots?
For those who have upgraded to v2.0 do you think it's worth it and why? What do you like? What don't you like.. do you have any screen ...
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ARRL FMT Tonight -- getting the most accurate frequency
Tonight is the ARRL Frequency Measuring Test (FMT) where you can test your skills, and the capabilities of your radio, measuring an on-ai...
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Win10 Update DAX DRIVER ERROR
Every time Windows 10 updates it obliterates DAX I'm Certain that there are HAMS that are also Developers over at Microsoft, can you all...
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13 colonies event 2017
The 13 colonies event will be here soon, starts July 1st.. join in on the fun this year... This will be my 4th year participating More ...
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Anyone else getting daily crashes with SSDR 1.10.8.39?
It seems like deja vu, all over again. I upgraded to SSDR 1.10.8.39 on my 6700. I found the direct USB connection for my Expert Systems ...
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Flex Lockup on 1.10.16
Hi,I had successfuly run my Flex 6500 on Previous full release 1.9.13 for a few months often leaving it running for 24 hrs without any lo...
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