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Photo of Ray DeVreugd
Using 2 Astron 25 Amp Power Supplys to Power 6700
Would like to use 2 25 amp Astron Power Supplies in parallel to power the 6700. I have noticed when running FT8 at about 80 watts with th...
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Crazy spots from skimmer
Using SliceMaster and my own software/spotserver I have created what I always wanted... Spots I can actually do something with!   My comp...
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Helpful Network tips and ideas,
Tips for a better 6000 Series Network and Remote Experience: 1)  Use the fastest speed possible between your route / switch and Flex conn...
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Photo of KENT HUFFORD
PLEASE fix the Buffer issue with DSTAR decoding
When the first WAVEFORM for DSTAR came out, and FLEX sold the ThumbDV/DV3000 it worked great. On 2m/440 with a Transverter, and also even...
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Ability to bring up QRZ when clicking on a spot
For the next SSDR release how about adding the ability to bring up operator info from QRZ when clicking on a displayed spot. Right now ...
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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 Dean
I know that there is diagnostics that can be displayed on the 6500 led screen. Is there anywhere that gives a comprensive list of the codes?
I know that there is diagnostics that can be displayed on the 6500 led screen. Is there anywhere that gives a comprensive list of the codes?
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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 Homer1952
Clean transmitter
There are a lot of things I'd like for Flex to improve.  But one thing they have nailed is very low IMD on transmit.  When I see a Flex 6...
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Photo of Michael Coslo
PW-1 and ALC
I have my Flex 6300 bandswitching with my PW-1 Amplifier using Ed W2PH's bandswitching box. But now I have a question about the ALC from ...
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SmartSDR v2.3.7 doesn't obey Max. Power Limit
Since updated to SmartSDR v2.3.7 my 6500 doesn't obey the Max Power limit. I had it on 20 watts but in operation allows me to go up to 10...
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Photo of Neil   N4FN
FlexControl not responding
Two days ago my FlexControl stopped working so I researched the issue in the community and followed Tim W4TE's article and changed the co...
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Photo of Roger J. Buffington
Question about WSJT-X "split" setting with Flex 6400
In the WSJT-X configuration "Radio" tab there is a "Split" option with choices of either "none", "rig" or "fake it."  The latter two choi...
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Photo of Robert Lonn
SmartSDR v2.3.7 Now Available, Thanks Flex
Like getting a New Radio!!
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Photo of Bill English
Slice Master issue
Well I got VE7CC working with Slice Master, but I notice a little quirk with it. Today when listening to FT8 I noticed a tiny breaks in t...
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Flex 5000 fold back settings
At what swr on the 5000 does the radio fold back power and can that setting be changed
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Photo of Bill English
Cluster Program
Does anyone know of a Cluster program which will send the spots to the Flex? My current logger won't do it and I really don't want to run...
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Photo of Ken AG2K
After upgrade cant get CAT control with WSJT-X
After upgrading to 2.3.7 I can not seem to get WSJT-X set up to do FT8 anymore. I've tried to reconfigure per community instructions but ...
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Photo of Rick - W5FCX
USB Headset Solution
Since I got my Flex radios in 2016, I have struggled with how to get the best audio quality through my Windows PC. Because I operate remo...
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Photo of N5LB - Lionel B
Transmitter RF getting into ethernet
I had a problem in the past using an antenna that resulted in enough CM to interrupt the ethernet communications with the Flex. I did two...
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