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Glorious Flex AM on 21.430 Mhz
15 meters is dead. Or is it? I see some digital activity and a few CW signals on the low end of the band, so I find myself calling CQ on ...
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Surgeon wouldn't allow Maestro on operating table ...
Difficult to rate this posting ... hardly a problem! I am in ICU after a Code Blue episode from an errant nerve block (stopped my heart) ...
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odd filter adjust behavior
I noticed that dragging the 100hz lower-filter limit to the left, sets the value to 0 as expected, but further movement to the left skews...
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Preamp gain control not centered ....
Most likely already reported, but my wife walks into the shack and says 'How come the little dot isn't centered in the cradle?'.  I had t...
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Invisible slice created in v2.0.17
Summary - Out of factory reset, the first attempt to create new panadapter fails. It does create Slice B but there is no associated windo...
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USB CAT output strings
I have been interfacing my Flex 6500 to an Arduino UNO using the new USB cabling support and find that many times, when changing bands, t...
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FlexControl status light labeling .. function or fiction?
I must be missing something. I just received my FlexControl and cannot determine what function the status lights play other than identify...
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CW on Surface Pro 4 Remote ...
I've gone back and read thru many of the relevant posts but clarity hasn't bubbled to the surface as of yet. I'm old, I'm slow ...  With...
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uninvited spurious travelers ...
It's a little embarrassing ... an electronics engineer not solving this sooner. For the past year I have noticed a spurious signal of unk...
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High/Low Cut persistence ...
Scenario - AM mode : set High Cut to 4000 hz. Switch to USB/LSB mode : set High Cut to 3100 hz. Return to AM mode and High Cut remain...
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band change persistence ...
I believe this is a change incorporated in v1.6.21.77, and surely a change to facilitate the needs of contesters. However, I am finding i...
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FLEX 6000 setup with Surface Pro 4 remote ...
How about a video on just how painless easy it is to run SSDR remotely using the new Windows 10 and a brand spanking new Microsoft Surf...
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CW debouncing ...
I once reported that I thought the debouncing scheme on CW was flawed and essentially unusable using my old Vibroplex 'Bug' keyer. I wrot...
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It's a new world out there ...
I invited a new friend to coffee this morning. He's been a ham since the 60's, and much like me, has a shack filled with most everythin...
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Brand new Flex 6500 no longer transmits ...
Brand new, two week old Flex 6500, no longer transmits. Panadapter displays signal with modulation but no indication on the Output meter ...
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CW latency measurements ...
I thought I would take a few minutes this morning and measure CW latency based on N1EU's thread and investigations. Thankfully, I find th...
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Surface Pro 4 versus Maestro ...
Happy Thanksgiving! I am at my mother-in-laws in Eastern Oregon watching the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 advertisements sandwiched in-between...
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tune versus RF Power adjust ... mode specific
This is more of an observation than a problem, though it could be to the unsuspecting Flexer. When in AM mode, RF Power is not accurately...
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WOW ... my Flex 6500 rocks!
Traded my Flex 6300 for a 6500. It arrived yesterday via UPS - plugged it in and works fantastic! In fact, I couldn't sleep as I kept dre...
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utilizing the I2C bus ...
I have been using the Arduino I2C serial data bus in many engineering applications. I teach Robotics in our STEM program and have enjoyed...
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