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Photo of Geert Balsma PA3CPS
SDR settings for SPE 1.3K amplifier
I want to connect my new SPE expert 1.3K to my Flex 6500. I have already Dan's (KC5PCB) cable set. Can someone tell me what i have to cha...
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Photo of Kari Gustafsson SM0HRP
Will writelog work as contest logger for SO2R and Flex
N1MM works well with Flex and in SO2R we know. However, it is lacking SO2R with Morserunner simulation. Dx Log has it but advanced SO2R h...
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Operating split in digi mode
Is it possible to operate split in Digi mode? Although I can operate split in ssb & CW, I cannot figure out how to operate split in digi...
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Photo of Michael McGinty
Flex on Field Day
Just finished Field Day using a 6300, Maestro and a 160M (long) G5RV. The CW Team made over 200 contacts from 10 to 80 meters. Tried 160 ...
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Photo of Al Dewey
Clicking and Thumping in the Passband During CW Contesting with my 6600M
I have used my new 6600M in a few contests now and really like it.  I have noticed one thing, however.  When I am running on CW with the ...
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Photo of Bob  N0IS
Windows 10 update # 1803
Earlier today I went and downloaded Windows 10 #1803 spring update.  I was watchful after reading Tim's warning about the DAX system.  Ho...
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Photo of Dale - K4DG
Wiring a Yamaha CM500 headset for a 6400(M) or 6600(M)
I recently upgraded from a Flex 6500 to a 6600. I use a Yamaha CM500 headset as I find it more comfortable to wear for long periods tha...
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Photo of Gary L. Robinson
PEN form submitted ...
I filled out and submitted the PEN on the online form shortly after it was posted (for my 6400).  It indicated it the form was successful...
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Photo of Bob  KW4CQ
CW copy on narrow bandpass sounds too soft and mushy. Cure?
In the CW mode on my 6600M as you go down from 400 Hz to 50 Hz bandwidth the copy becomes softer and mushier sounding (like ringing?).  N...
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Photo of Jerry Wilk
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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Photo of Ray Day
Feature request - "CW Zero Beat"
Hi! I've had my 6600 for about 3 weeks and every day is like Christmas morning when I go into the shack now...what new feature will I dis...
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Photo of Richard Hubbard
Flex 6500
Is it worth buying a Flex 6500 or should I wait for the 6600? Will the 6500 get discontinued?
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Photo of Jeff / KI0KB
6600M V2.28 upgrade question
I have upgraded to the new V2.28 Smart SDR both on the desktop and on the 6600M. I see the new SPLIT button and ability to see the S-Mete...
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Photo of Thomas NE7X
Auto Notch update not included in v2.2.8
I have a 6400M that I use in standalone mode. I do not have my 6400M tethered to a PC running SmartSDR. The touch screen manual notch wor...
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Photo of Duane, AC5AA
Flexing at Dayton/Xenia 2018
The Flex DX & Contest dinner last night was clearly a very well done event with both good food and excellent presentations. Today, the F...
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Photo of Marc Lalonde
6600 Sherwood racking
Hi  since is see no one raise the interrogation ,i do it  if my memory is good ,as continuous performance improvement  the new radio ge...
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Photo of Duane, AC5AA
2018 Dayton Flex Dinner Events - Reminder please?
For those of use who may be planning to be at one or both dinner events this year, and purchased tickets a while back,  how about a remin...
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Photo of Ray
Max RTTY Power Levels on the 6600....
I have an amp so I don't intend to usually run more than 60W or so on RTTY, but the RTTY NAQP is a 100W event, so I'm interested in wheth...
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Photo of Neal Pollack, N6YFM
pre-purchase: Reviews and comparison, 6600 vs. Icom 7610 ?
I am still trying to decide if I will purchase a Flex-6600 or an Icom-7610 in ~30 days.   Now that the 6400 and 6600 have been shipping a...
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Photo of Lee Perry
How to setup log4om with smartsdr
Need guidance in setting up 6300 with Log4OM via Omnirig. Can't get Log4OM to connect
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