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Photo of Jerry Wilk
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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How to download entire LOTW log
This week I reactivated my LOTW status, as I had stupidly allowed my certificate to expire.  Long story, but I lost my log adi file on my...
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Flex 6400 - Can't transmit on FT8
I have the latest WSJT-X software and the latest update for my brand-new 6400. I am receiving and decoding FT8 just fine, but I keep gett...
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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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FIRST SDR - Brand New 6500 Owner: What do I need to purchase other than the box?
SDR Beginner - The 6500 is inbound, what should I buy to make it work great?
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Power Genius XL Amplifier Noise
Below I have copied with permission some information on the cooling of the RF-Kit 2K+ amplifier.  It uses a pair of LDmos finals and prod...
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Photo of Larry Williamson
Upgrading to v2.xx------ Yes or No
Currently running the 6500 with version 1.11.12 I have be debating and whether to upgrade to v2.x for quite some time now but haven’t ...
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Photo of Michael Wheatley
strange pc monitor problem
I'm running a Flex 6400 on a fast  Windows 10 Core I7 system with 3 monitors, one of which is a Samsung 40" 4K TV monitor.  The setup is ...
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Photo of Rick  WN2C
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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Contesting, abysmal band conditions and HOAs - miscellaneous musings
The popularity of contesting is beyond dispute, but it is a relatively new aspect of the hobby.  Indeed, the first publication dedicated ...
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Photo of Dave Dave
pay for squelch
Was told over 2 years ago at belton by flex guy squelch would be added soon, so now 2 years later 2.0 is next version and will COST me $2...
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Anf - totally useless
Dear all, I have tried almost everything but I don't hear any difference between ANF on or off. It doesn't change anything. (same t...
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Photo of ON7NQ - Danny
Take the plunge and go for the 6600 or stick with the FTDX5000?
I've been debating changing over to FlexRadio for a while now. After being off the air for a number of years I did trade my trusty 1000MP...
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Photo of Gary L. Robinson
630 meters with a Flex 6400 and njdtechnologies amp?
Any reason this amp might not work with a Flex 6400 via transverter port ?     https://wg2xka.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/njdtechnologie...
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Photo of Bill -VA3WTB
FHM-1 mic Fix?
I have had a terrible time getting my FHM-1 to sound better. It could not be EQ in any way to to help. The front of the mic is to closed ...
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Photo of Mike W9OJ
WSJT-X 1.8 RC1
https://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/wsjt/wsjtx-1.8.0-rc1/wsjtx-1.8.0-rc1-win32.exe
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Photo of Mark - WS7M
Will continue to wait...
All the rumors of V2.0 and Gerald's recent post I think got many of us hoping for a release in June.  Well today is the day if it going t...
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Photo of Dave Dave
6400 .. 1/8 Mic connector only?
Is this right,  the new radios only have 1 mic connector and its a 1/8 inch connector?
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Photo of Steven G1XOW
My recent thread
Guys, The recent thread (that I started couple of days ago) has proven beyond all doubt that there are many unhappy customers with regard...
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Photo of Mark NS9N
Balanced Mic Input Difference 6500 vs 6600
I have been extremely happy with the balanced mic input on my 6500. I am using a PR781 Heil mic directly connected to the balanced mic in...
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