Flex 6300 Receiver Testing

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I wonder if Sherwood plans to put a 6300 on his test bench. I would be very interested to see the differences incurred via absence of the front end filtering. Otherwise, I hear that the front end is very robust in any event. I plan on taking mine to our W4ECA field day event. Heck, I may even inadvertently generate some sales for this fine company.

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Philip KA4KOE

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EA4GLI - 8P9EH - Salvador

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The Flex will do great in a Field Day. My neighbor blasting CW on 17m at 600+ watts doesn't seem to bother my flex.




For Field Day, the biggest issue is not having the Maestro... I really think the Maestro will shine in a FD situation due to the bright screen and the convenience of knobs. I have used a Flex 1500 in field days and it worked great but I had to find shade because the laptop I brought didn't have a particularly bright screen. So keep that in mind.
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Walt - KZ1F

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Phillip, yes, he stated he'd be looking at both the 6300 and Maestro.
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Philip KA4KOE

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Great. Hopefully my Maestro will get here in time.
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Philip KA4KOE

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My question is what program was used to screen grab that live action?
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EA4GLI - 8P9EH - Salvador

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I use ManyCam. https://manycam.com/
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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I don't expect there to be much difference due to not having preselectors.  They are intended for rejecting some of the out-of-band RF energy when using the radio in a very high RF environment, like a multi-multi contest.  The ADC saturation characteristics are the same for the 6300 as the 6500/6700. 
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