Auto TX switch off with system crash?

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I have been working remote with the FRS-6700 for some time now. I just worked CQ WW 160 (935 QSOs) with DXLog unfortunately with 1.9.13 (have to use a PC to feed CAT to amplifier) as the later releases have crashed for me (at contest start). 
Now I have experienced system like freezes during QSO where the 6700 TX also freezes with full kW output. Fortunately I can turn it off with Remote ON. But is there no auto TX off functions built-in like what the remote rig boxes have. So when the system enters a crash/freeze like state it turns TX off automatically? 
73 Kari SM0HRP (www.sm0hrp.se).  
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Kari Gustafsson SM0HRP, Elmer

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Jim Gilliam

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I would guess that it would be possible for the switching transistor or relay could stay in its keyed state in the event of a software lock-up. The Flex has a configurable time to automatically time-out  the transmitter, but all bets might be off during a lock-up.
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Kari Gustafsson SM0HRP, Elmer

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You are propably right. But it would be very needed under these circumstances. Wonder how other solve this problem?
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