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Photo of Gene - K3GC
Flex 6xxx Fan Replacement
There has been great concern about fan failure and replacement in the fgpa fan speed thread.  That thread has gotten almost impossibly lo...
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Photo of Al / NN4ZZ
MaestroControl - the next generation FlexControl
FRS has announced that a version of the Maestro software will eventually be released that will  operate as a control surface and run conc...
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Photo of Rich McCabe
6400/6600m powered speaker
Have a question about the speaker output on the new M series radios. I see there is a speaker on the front so assume there is an audio am...
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Pre-adaptive distortion
Any news on when Flex might implement this?  Maybe in the new 6400/6600 rigs?
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Photo of Paul Bradbeer
6500 and RadioSport headset for Sale in UK/Europe
Flex 6500 (ser #3615-5017-6500-5911) bought new by me in Oct 2015 from Waters and Stanton, very good condition, never had any faults, and...
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Photo of John - AF3K
Integrating DX Cluster Spots with SmartSDR v2 (demo)
Here is a quick demo showing the cool integration of SmartSDR v2 with the Spectrum Monitor in N1MM+.  Among other things, this enables li...
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Photo of Mark - WS7M
Willing to share my radio as long as you play nice!
Hi all, I have a very modest station: Flex6500 SPE 1KFA HF Autotuner Simple End Fed wire at 25 feet. There is zero doubt my station wi...
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Photo of Paul Bradbeer
Diagrams for permissable SmartLink hardware configurations
I've seen lots of text about SSDR V2.0.17 and SmartLink but I don't think I've seen many diagrams.  I'm not very strong on the whole netw...
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Maestro Auto Boot at Power Application
I am enjoying my Maestro!  Very nice quality product.  Is there a way to disable the automatic power up of Maestro when external power is...
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Photo of Andy M5ZAP
Flex Lockup on 1.10.16
Hi,I had successfuly run my Flex 6500 on Previous full release 1.9.13 for a few months often leaving it running for 24 hrs without any lo...
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Photo of Doug Seyler
Can I use the ATU from the 6300 in the 6400?
I have a Flex 6300 with ATU. Does the new 6400 use the same ATU, or must I buy a new one?
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Kvetching
My experience thus far in the WPX   With all the constant carping I decided to review my experience thus far in the WPX.  I'm running low...
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Photo of David G4NRT / Z21NRT
Flex-6500 2m Transverter and D-Star
I have a Flex-6500 and have just purchased a ThumbDV to allow me to use D-Star.  I only have a little Icom handheld for 2m/70cm so have d...
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Photo of Steven G1XOW
Elmers and Alphas?
@Tim, Outside of the USA, how many Alphas and Elmers are there please?   ...and what countries are they in? From the EU side of the pon...
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Photo of Tony Hateley
How difficult is it to change the atu in my 6500
Looks like my atu in my 6500 is failing,won't hold the tune after it's tuned,starts of ok then the new time I key up the swr goes rite ov...
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Photo of Steven G1XOW
Is it just me feeling like this?
Is it just me? Contrary to the joy of FRS releasing nice new products, I feel like we’ve been dumped on from a great height. FRS h...
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Photo of Tim - W4TME
FlexRadio Systems Announces New Models to the FLEX-6000 Line
FLEX-6400/FLEX-6400M and FLEX-6600/FLEX-6600M provide operators with new innovation options to FlexRadio’s leading SDR platform FlexRadio...
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Photo of Paul Bradbeer
70MHz amplifier and 144MHz transverter for sale in UK...ideal for 6000 series
First is 4M Hi Gain Amplifier (65W PEP for 10dBm input). It seems like it was designed for the Flex 6000 series.  Made by FMBroadcast Par...
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Photo of Paul Bradbeer
Yet another KAT500 /KPA500 question..
Ok, so I've trawled the Community forum, I've RTFM'd the USB Cable Interface Guide, but I still don't see an answer to my question.  (my ...
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Photo of David G4NRT / Z21NRT
SmartSDR CAT requires the FlexRadio Systems FlexVSP driver to be installed. Please reinstall SmartSDR to install this driver.
Yet again, I find myself unable to use SmartSDR.  I needed to connect a Yaesu data cable to one of my USB sockets and it 'self-allocated'...
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