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D-Star Transmit Issue
I'm using a Flex 6300 and a newly constructed Elecraft XV144 transverter, and am trying to connect to the local D-Star repeater, but am n...
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  • Problem
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D-Star Repeater problem -- Simplex OK
I have installed the Flex D-Star dongle on my Flex-6500. Simplex operation works except that the callsign extension and Message do not pr...
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  • 18 replies
  • Problem
  • Acknowledged
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Adapting Flex Radiosport headset from Flex-6500 to Flex-6600
I am using a Flex Radiosport headset with my Flex-6500. It came with a cable with a 1/8" TRS plug and an 8-pin Foster connector for the M...
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FlexControl Changes Functions
My FlexControl knob changes functions on its own.  My buttons are AUX 1 = Slice AF, AUX 2 = AGC-T, AUX 3 = RIT, main knob = Tune Slice.  ...
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  • In Progress
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Set up for 144mhz transverter problem
I have set up my Kuhne  144mhz transverter and it works ok, BUT when I open up the 144 on transverter the  frequency on Smart SDR opens a...
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Can FlexControl adjust power?
My 6300 has been on the shelf for a while and I want to fire it up again. I see there is a new version of SSDR and I'm wondering if the a...
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FLEX-6500 not powering DEMI 2m xvtr
Almost no power is getting from the 6500 to the DEMI L144-28HP 2m xvtr. The radio keys the DEMI, but I see NO power level indicated on th...
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XIT visualization on TX slice
Below is a screen shot of the XIT red bar on a FM slice. The documentation in section 31.6.7 of the SmartSDR manual says: "When RIT/XIT...
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Indicator for external 10MHz Source
Those of you who have an external disciplined GPS (or other) source, lets endorse this idea to get some GUI indication that the external ...
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  • Under Consideration
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SmartSDR 1.6.21 installed and tested with satellite AO-73
Installation went well and the radio still seems to work, though HF bands seem dead. WWV heard. FlexSatPC and SatPC32 connects.  Had a...
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A plea for Global Profiles to remember screen layout
Because of my operation mode, I change Global Profiles often. Profiles save many of the system parameters but not the screen geometry. My...
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Need updated SmartSDR DSTAR Repeater List
I just installed the D-Star Waveform on my Flex-6500. The SmartSDR D-STAR Waveform Client has a menu command File > Reload DStar Repeater...
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Removed SmartCAT serial ports remain as hidden ports
If I remove CAT FlexVSP ports created with SmartCAT 1.6.17, they remain in the Device Manager Ports list. They disappear after a restart,...
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Transverter Hook-up question
This is a very simple question (I hope!). I want to hook a 2m transverter up to my Flex 6500.  My transverter has two sockets (although...
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Transverter Questions 2
So round 2 of my transverter questions.  Background.. I built 2 Elecraft transverters (XV432 and XV144), each works individually without ...
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Using Flex radios in amateur satellite service
Dave. W0DHB, and I have a pair of articles in the current issue of the AMSAT Journal discussing the use of Flex Signature radios in the a...
  • Ron Parsons, 3 years ago

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Netgear WNCE2001 WiFi adapter and SmartSDR remote operation
In June 2014 with a Flex-6300 and SmartSDR 1.2.1, I successfully used a Netgear WNCE2001 WiFi adapter to connect the 6300 to a remote com...
  • Ron Parsons, 3 years ago

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Windows 10 update broke DAX
I had a working Win10 with SSDR 151 and dax and cat. This afternoon I allowed the 1511 update to run. Now I can run ssdr BUT dax does no...
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  • Solved
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Profile command failure (?)
I have several Global Profiles saved on my Flex-6300. I had this problem with  SSDR v1.4.16 as well as v1.5.0. I'm not sure whether this ...
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Full-Duplex Satellite Operation on Flex-6300
If I understand the User Guide section "28.3.2 FLEX-6300 and FLEX-6500 Full Duplex" correctly, it says that FDX will be enabled ONLY if t...
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