Flex 6700 and SPE 1.3Kfa -- ALC Set Power Levels Not Working

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I have an SPE 1.3K and a Flex 6700.  I have a USB cable made by Dan the specialist.  I have the USB port set on the Flex  as shown here:



I have the SPE set to Flex at 9600.  





I set my SPE Power for LOW to 3 watts.



Yet, if my radio power is at 100w, the SPE does not adjust down, and I hit overload mode.

Ideas?  Doing something wrong?

73 de Tom, N9GUN


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Tom O'Boyle

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my 6600M and SPE 1.3K or SPE
my 6600M and SPE 1.3K or SPE 1,5K and cables from Dan
in the SPE menu I have set the CAT as Kenwood and the menu in Flex as ACC - Enabled and everything works great


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Mark Erbaugh

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Why are you using Kenwood for CAT? Why don’t you use Flex? It works fine with my SPE 2K-FA
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Larry - W8LLL

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The only difference between my setup and yours is shown in the image.




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Tom O'Boyle

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Thanks.  I tried your settings.  Same result.  So do you adjust the power output manually on the flex or do you use the LOW/MID/MAX pre-settings?
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Tom O'Boyle

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I changed to auto report and also can see the flex sending the API messages... No change in behavior but I believe the auto report should have been set.

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Larry - W8LLL

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once you get the low mid and high setting adjusted for each band it will automatically change to them when you switch to operate. Is the amp following the radio when you change bands?
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Tom O'Boyle

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Problem solved.  Bob @ Expert Amps responded and had me check a switch on Dan's cable.  That was the trick -- now the amp follows correctly AND the pre-settings I had already set working too!
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Larry - W8LLL

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EXCELLENT.
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Don - kx9q

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Has anyone made their own usb-rs232?

Don