Antenna Genius 2X8 Flex Release

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Many are awaiting the integrated Ethernet release of the AG near the end of July. Will this release have the antenna configurations local and stored on the radio server platform such that no PC is required and the station can be operated remotely via Maestro
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Howard K2AQ

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Bill -VA3WTB

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Howard, I can't answer this for flex, but I think it will all be controlled  from the radio. This is the greatest thing about SSDR being a thin client, not needing an external computer to run things.
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K1UO - Larry

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The  LAN (Ethernet) connection provides the Radios current operating frequency and sets the AG switch to whatever AG antenna  port you have designated for antenna connection when operating on that Band/frequency range.  You specify what radio the AG is "listening" to over the LAN via parameter settings in the AG control App that you need to populate before using.   You will need a PC at least once to set the AG working parameters using the control App.The AG will work remotely with the Maestro just fine since the Maestro is controlling the Radio Band/frequency and the radio is providing the AG with Band/frequency information via the LAN.  (OR BCD information via the radio USB port is another connection option to the AG)
RegardsLarry  K1UO
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Tore Andersson

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I just installed Antenna Genius at my station and I must say it is wonderful. 
I installed the switch at an outhouse together with high power bandpass filters. 
I simply installed the genius app and configured the Antenna Geniurs with what band I have connected to what input and also configured it to recognize my Flex 6600.
After that I simply switch band and select ANT1/ANT2 and everything else works like a charm.

First impression is that it works exactly like promissed.