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Photo of Andrew Thall
6300 fuse
Due to operator stupidity, I had the wrong antenna connected to my 6300 when I transmitted and the radio shut itself down and won't resta...
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Your Antenna Choice for Multi Receive.....
I am curious what antenna system you are using to take advantage of the Flex SmartSDR's Multiple SCU and Slices. I have a 6600 on order a...
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Dead Ethernet Port
Two days ago I turned on my radio and it never showed up in SSDR. I did a little troubleshooting and found I had no lights on the etherne...
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New 6600M problems?
I seem to have some problems with my 3 day old 6600M but I hope it is down to something I am doing (or not doing).  Using either VFO ...
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Deleted com ports keep returning
In the course of learning how to use my 6600, I have created and then removed a number of Com ports in SSDR CAT.  I am finding that the c...
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Photo of Andrew Thall
Make a Linux compatible version of SmartSDR
A version of SmartSDR compatible with Linux would be welcome.  It would avoid all the problems with Windows updates and would be much mor...
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Photo of Larry Williamson
5000a Remote Operation "How do you do it"
Hello, I have never did this before---- never thought I would ever use it. Now we have a mountain cabin in Idaho---- well heck, let's ...
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Photo of Amlan - AI6XN
Please switch to a bnc cable for 10MHz in
An humble suggestion. Please start using a bnc female instead of rca for the 10MHz in. Every GPSDO worth mentioning uses a BNC. Let’s try...
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Photo of Tony WV2C
FLEX CONTROL by K6TD/K6TU
Since taking delivery of my FLEX 6400m my Flex Control has been sitting on my desk unused. I've adjusted well not using the control but I...
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Photo of Ron W4RDM
Anyone had their router hacked?
Was checking my remote site router today and found changes to the language (changed to korean), ddns, etc. Changed everything back. Route...
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Photo of Mike - W8MM
Maestro and Built-In Car Hotspot Oddity
I have been messing around with SmartSDR for iOS and Maestro in my new car using the built-in AT&T-provisioned LTE-to-WiFi hotspot. When...
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Question about Transverters function with Flex6300
I was thinking about buying a transverter from the Transverters-Store. In particular the 144/28 transverter board but after reading this ...
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Photo of Ron Parsons
Adapting Flex Radiosport headset from Flex-6500 to Flex-6600
I am using a Flex Radiosport headset with my Flex-6500. It came with a cable with a 1/8" TRS plug and an 8-pin Foster connector for the M...
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Very little SSB activity on 20M?
Is it my imagination or has 20m SSB significantly decreased in popularity?  I know we are near the sunspot minimum, but gee there sure do...
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Photo of EA4GLI - 8P9EH - Salvador
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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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 Jon - KF2E
Ground stud
I use braided cables to ground all my equipment to a single ground point. The ground stud on my 6600 is too short to allow the thickness ...
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Photo of George  N1GB
Looking for power supply recommendations
I am looking for recommendations for a power supply for my (soon to be) Flex 6400.
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Photo of Martin Ewing AA6E
Big little shack computer
Running SSDR on a mini Intel NUC kit. Integrates nicely on the desk.  Blog post.  
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Photo of Ronnie Farley
Flex 5000 crashes after windows 7 updates,
Flex 5000 crashes after windows updates, system will work for several minutes and then hangs up. You have to reboot flex and works aga...
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