Does DDUtil talk directly to the Flex 6500 using API's or does it communicate thru the CAT System?

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Still learning all the software pieces. I found that I can run DDUtil and read Flex 6500 Temperature and Voltage, and other parameters,  with out loading CAT when I installed the latest version of SDRSmart vs 1.10.16. My guess is that I can add a second FlexControl running under DDUtil and control the Flex 6500 with out having to load the CAT drivers.

Does this make sense? 

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DDUtil uses the FlexLib API and it also uses SSDR Cat (TCP/IP port) at times depending on what commands/macros are being executed from DDUtil. So yes, Cat needs to be running.

I suggest DDUtil questions be sent to the DDUtil Yahoo group and not the Flex Community as I don't always monitor here.