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DSTAR HF VOICE ISSUES
I am the NCS of the International DSTAR HF Testing Net that meets 5 times a week. I’ve been doing this for over 4 years. I have a ICOM ...
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My thoughts on FT8
I have never been a blogger but I guess it is never too late in life to become one in the Internet age.  As most of you know, FT8 has exp...
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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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Windows Gremlins - Alternatives?
Since purchasing my Flex 6400 I have spent just about as much time chasing Windows-related gremlins than I have using the radio. I'm gett...
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Does SSDR 2.4.9 fix the memory leak reported 5 months ago?
Does anyone know if the memory leak (issue #6245) has been addressed in the latest version of SSDR? I would rather not install it just...
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N3FJP AClog Beta
Scott, N3FJP has released a beta version (6.3.6) of AClog that sends time stamped spots to Flex radio. AClog must be using the Flex API i...
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CWSkimmer and 6600M setup
I have the following software and equipment:Dedicated WIN-7 DesktopFlex-6600MSmartSDR 2.3.9.112SMartSDR CAT serial port 4 & TCP port 5002...
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HELP - FT8CALL setup
Looking to try the new FT8CALL mode.  So far I have not been able to get it to work with my 6300.  The 6300 is setup and works well on FT...
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Microphone Recommendation
I  recently purchased a Flex 6300 and I'm looking for recommendations from others as to the best microphone to use.  I have tried the Hei...
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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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Quality Microphone Audio
I think most people are lured into a Flex based upon how great they sound on the air.  I was in that camp so when I couldn't get mine to ...
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SmartSDR 2.3.7 - It's Deja Vu All Over again, and again...
We gotta stop meeting like this... Well, I didn't see any problems mentioned with 2.3.7, so I took it for "a spin"... Guess what? I ge...
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spot display with ssdr 2.3.7
I have installed ssdr 2.3.7 with no problems on my 6500.  I run DXsuite with spot collector installed. Spots are enabled, "display calls ...
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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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Case fan noise
Just wondering ??  After 5 months of living with a Flex 6500 and Maestro,  I have gotten use to all the quirks that happen and the long l...
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MARS Operations with SmartSDR
I have created a document for MARS operators that helps configure the MARS software for use with SmartSDR. If you are a MARS operator and...
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Flex 6300 shutdown with no warning
Was working FT8 today on 20M running 30 watts from my Flex 6300 when it shutdown. No warning at all, lights out, shutdown. I felt the bac...
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wood a tripp-lite isobar on the AC line help on noise. thanks
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NOT CONNECTED...I can see and operate my 6700 over Smartlink but the SmartSDR CAT display keeps telling me "NOT CONNETECTED TO RADIO"
Smartlink seems to be working OK. I can control (TUNE, Bands, Modes, Frequency, etc.) my 6700 over the remote link but the SmartSDR CAT d...
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Is the Auto notch filter ever going to be fixed?
Had a station tuning up today in my passband and hit the ANF and lo and behold it does not work. Did a search on the forum and found some...
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