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Band pass filter recommendations
Hi all, I'm looking for some recommendations on good band pass filters for multiple transmitter ops.  Some local hams and I are going to...
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Why so quiet?
It seems the Flex forum has been pretty quiet. Perhaps it is the low sunspot activity or maybe the fact that the flex radios for the mos...
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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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flex 6400 double rx
why is it not possible to open a double rx on the same frequency when the dual receiver is active on different frequency? the bandwith is...
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Show Us Your FlexRadio In Your Shack
I thought it might be fun to have us Flex users show a picture of their FlexRadio in their shack. Here is my 6600M in my shack. It's i...
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Help with Green signal strength triangle drops reply
Thanks for all the replies. Unfortunately connecting my Maestro to my LAN (with cat V cables to the router and switch/radio)  only works...
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Losing first CW character when beginning xmit
I am losing the first character of my CW transmission. SmartSDR (v 2.4.9) is in CW mode, I am using an electronic keyer plugged into the ...
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6600 (non M) wont boot
Went to fire up the 6600 this morning and  ended up with a triple red flash showing it wont boot. Tried holding in the power button until...
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External 10 MHz reference
I purchased an external 10 MHz GPSDO and have it connected to my Flex 6400. Do I have to run the SmartSDR calibration routine for it to ...
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Flex 6400 with Maestro and PC
I have a recent Flex 6400 running the latest SmartSDR and I wish to mount the 6400 away from the operating position but still tied to my ...
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General Praise...
I started with a 1500.  That didn't last long.  Bought a 6300.  Was talked into the upgrade to a 6500.   Then a family crisis caused me t...
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Flexradio and OCF 80-6m multi-band (Windom) - thoughts/experience?
Not yet an owner but seriously looking!I live in a deed restricted/hoa area so an attic antenna is path of least resistance.  Two story w...
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Noob Question - SmartSDR and operation w/in Local Network and via Internet
I am very close to pulling the trigger on a 6400 (awaiting HOA approval on antenna and passing General test Monday!). I want to stash the...
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Flex Radio 6400
Three Blinks Of DeathIt's with deep regret and disappointment that I report the passing of Flex Radio# 3xx8-6xx9-6400-xx02 today at noon,...
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WWV shutdown annonunced
So WWV is ending service but a feature of the new rigs and firmware/software is accurate freq calibration. So is flex going to provide an...
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Blown Away by 6600 by K3 & 7610 Owner
I have had a K3 for close to 9 years, got 7610 6 mo ago and was so impressed I bought a 6600. And the 6600 has impressed me even more!!!!...
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poor ethernet connection to radio flex 6300
hi everyone iam new to flex radio 6300 iam not using a router i have just gone direct from my windows pc to the 6300 with a cat 5 lead i ...
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Noise on all bands, coming and going away
I have 6600 for about 2 months. Last 2 weeks I experience a lot of intermittent noise that affect all bands. I tried different Power Supp...
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Cannot "Disconnect User"
SmartSDR shows that my radio is in use on my local network (remotely controlled) computer, but will not allow me to "Disconnect User". Fo...
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Remote Antenna Disconnect?
Prior to the advent of SSDR for iOS, I've always run SSDR from my shack.  My routine has been to connect my antenna, turn on the Astron, ...
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