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Photo of Don
Hum from astron power supply
I have an Astron 50 amp supply that i use with My 640, with nothing on the supply there is no hum, when 6400 is on have a slight hum and ...
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Photo of Bill Engelke
When DAX is enabled, then VOX does not work from microphone
I like to use SSTV, and interleave conversation with sending images. Recently, a problem has arisen: when DAX is enabled, then VOX does n...
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Photo of James Whiteway
2.4.9 ANF
Improved/properly working ANF still nowhere to be found. Truly sad. So many basic things need work. Instead we get a multicolored S Met...
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Photo of Tim K9WX
Switching between digital audio source and voice audio
Something changed in the way microphone VOX and DAX work together on SSB between SSDR 2.3.9 and 2.4.9 with my 6600 and I have been unabl...
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Photo of W2ECK
Using 2 cw keys ?
Just ordered a 6600, so I am a newbee to the Community. Currently have a K3 that I have both a straight key and paddles plugged into at t...
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Photo of Scott Russell - N1SER
Selected Band Button Fill Color
Colorize the selected band button as a visual reminder when going into the Band menu on the left side bar. Colorize the button when chang...
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Photo of Frank Kirschner
6600 Won't Connect Directly
Trying to trouble-shoot a problem (computer/rig locks up when I transmit more than 80 watts on 160 or 80). I thought I would eliminate th...
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Photo of Tom W3FRG
Internal 6000 series tuner question?
I am using a 6600M and I have had two occurrences of not being able to transmit; The TX button would not turn red when pressed.  The ...
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Photo of Rich McCabe
Why is this not wide mode?
I am curious what is going on here.  Typically I would expect the 6600 to kick into wide mode when you have a couple slices that are beyo...
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Photo of Andy - KU7T
Having different preamp settings per band with profiles
I am failing miserably with profiles. I hope someone can straighten me out. There is something about profiles that is hard for me to get ...
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Photo of Amos Sobel
How do I get true CW macro capability on Flex 6600
Trying to transmit CW using the CWX of SmartSDR I find that it does not have the basic macro capability of creating a Hot Key message tha...
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Photo of Joe N3HEE
NCJ Article - Flex 6600M for SO2R contesting
I would like to thank AL (K0AD) for his excellent article in the latest issue (Nov/Dec 2018) of the National Contest Journal magazine per...
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Photo of Joe N3HEE
WIDE mode switch
WIDE mode bypasses the band pass filters.  It also gives back nearly 10db of signal level which is very important when working weak signa...
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Photo of Tom Worthington
Is a numerical value for the S meter or the Noise floor available?
When I go searching for noise for EME even 1 dB is important.  Is there a way to access a numerical value for the S meter or the noise fl...
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Photo of Fred GLENN
6600 noise levels +10dB higher on my new 6600 vs. my older 6500
During testing of my brand new 6600, I see a higher noise floor than I had on my 6500. With no antenna connected (unterminated), a 400Hz ...
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Photo of Mauro VE3TCV
Noise reduction improvements
I compared the Flex-6600 to my other radios, they are Yaesu FTDX-5000, FT-1000MP-MKV and an Icom IC-781.  The Flex 6600 beats the IC-781 ...
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Photo of Mauro VE3TCV
Built-In Voice keyer in Smartsdr
It would be nice to have a built in voice keyer in SmartSDR, I understand I can use other software products for it but I would prefer to ...
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Photo of Paul Rollin G4AFU
6600 (non M) boot failure.
6600 (non M, with latest software) boot failure Sunday 14th Oct 2018....3 red flashes of doom. Tried a hard reset to no avail.. Not a goo...
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Photo of Joe N3HEE
Internal noise on 160 meters - Flex 6600M
Anyone seeing this noise on 160 meters with dummy load or no antenna connected ?  It varies in level with RF Gain settings.  It also vari...
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Photo of Igor  Rybin
Help!!! Flex 6400+ATU
Today everything worked fine. Turned off the radio. In the evening i decided to turn it on and after the green light flashes, the red lig...
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