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Photo of Hugh - VA3TO
FT8 randomly stops transmitting
I've been running FT8 on my 6300 for 6 months and it was working well until recently when I added a second monitor to my computer and mov...
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Photo of Craig Williams
Junk on 80M tune on Flex 6400.
80M tune and or transmit, dummy load or antenna, generates all these junk sideband's. In the attached photo the tune power is set for 10 ...
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Photo of Ed, K0KC
SmartSDR 2.3.9 Network Disconnect
I appreciate the work that has gone into this latest release, but I can report that it apparently has not solved my random disconnect...
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Photo of Andrew Thall
distorted tx audio on digital
After my 6300 has been on for a day (give or take) the transmit audio on FT8 becomes very distorted.  Turning the rig off and on fixes th...
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Photo of Roger Cooke
Flashing red power switch
I have just received my new Flex 6600. Switched it on with a green flashing light on the power switch. This turned into a flashing red li...
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Photo of K1FR
GPSDO On 6700 Erratic
Just recently my 6700 started having occasional problems with the GPSDO not locking up. It would stay in "holdover" mode. The number of s...
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Photo of Mark - WS7M
6300 fans
Hi all, I have a 6300 I plan to use for SOTA, Field Day, etc.  I just replaced the main fan in it with a Noctua fan.  I successfully use...
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Photo of Mark WS7M
6600 Fan - Disappointed
Ok, so I sent my 6600 in for the PEN update.When it came back it rebooted continuously.  After looking inside I could hear the fan runnin...
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Photo of Chris - G4UXV
Power button 3 red flahes
Boot Failure. New 6400M. Turn on the radio gets as far as FLEX-6400M flash-screen then "Please Wait" then power button flashes 3 reds ind...
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Photo of Ed W2MKM
"Excess power detected on receiver"
Operating Flex 6400 on Win 10 Home v1803Smart SDR 2.3.7.110Simple all band vertical antenna and only antenna connected to Antenna 1 port ...
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Photo of Andy - KU7T
Launch DAX and CAT executables minimized?
I have automated the launching of all my ham radio apps with PowerShell and was wondering if I can launch DAX.exe and CAT.exe minimized?...
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Photo of Jon, EA2OT
Flex 6600 SO2R, can 2 different amps be keyed?
Hello, Is it possible to use and key 2 amplifiers while operating SO2R with a Flex 6600 or 6700? For example: - Slice A has the RCA TX1...
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Photo of Scott Marlowe
No RF power out of the flex 6300
I was working some stations and suddenly no RF power out of my flex 6300.  No settings were changed.  The RF meter in smart SDR and on my...
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Photo of Lee Mannchen
My Setup for Troubleshooting the 1500
These leads came with my Raspberry Pi Kit
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Photo of Neal Pollack, N6YFM
Safe TX PA Temperature?
What is the safe operating temperature of the TX PA? I realize that the overall rig operating range is up to 50 degrees C. But does the D...
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Photo of W9AT
Voltage at the Radio vs Voltage in the Radio (as reported via API)
Hello, I don't get 100W out on most bands into several different power meters into a few different dummy loads--all tried separately...
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Photo of KM6CQ - Dan
Very high internal noise in the 6600
Hello, I need some help with this. All the sudden the 6600 blinked a few times and now has a very high -65 dbm internal noise level o...
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Photo of Duane  N9DG
AGC-T - Backing off to reduce noise vs. advancing to hear noise
All of the below assumes that the proper level of pre-amplification was previously set to reach the band’s noise level. But not too much ...
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Photo of Robert Lonn
SCU Noise Mitigation, ?????
The SCU enables listening to multiple bands at the same time on the same antenna. A hardware platform with multiple SCUs such as the FLEX...
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Photo of Richard Adkins
Why does the panadapter show the location I'm listening to, 100k off from where the yellow line is located?
This isn't a big deal, more of a curiosity but, why does the panadapter show the station I'm listening too 100k away from the yellow line...
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