How to Sync a Flex6xxx VFO to an Icom/Kenwood/Elecraft Radio VFO Tuning Same ... Any Software/Box out there ?

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How to Sync a VFO Flex6xxx to an Icom/Kenwood/Elecraft Radio VFO Tuning Same Frequency ... Any Software/Box out there that does this ?

Want the Flex to be the Master Radio and the other rig VFO to follow the Flex
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Michael Aust

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Mike va3mw

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Michael

I'm pretty sure you can do this with HRD V5 (and may V6).  I remember testing this years ago when I had a TS480 on my remote base and my Flex 3000 locally.   

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Found this, wondering if this would work ? A Non-PC solution - Remoteqth.com

https://remoteqth.com/arduino-band-decoder.php

Not sure if Flex6xxx talks same protocols as Kenwood, etc ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_xMEbW8z28

Mike
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I own some RemoteQTH stuff (more than I need).  It works.  Don't forget, your 6000 series radio has a built in BCD as well.
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Does BCD from th Flex send more than just Band Data, does it include Frequency Data.

Think the RemoteQth Band Decoder can take BCD input ( not sure if it's same as Kenwood's BCD data - anyone know answer ? and drive the other radio, Icom or 
possibly the Icom drive the Flex6xxx radio. 

Depends which is Master and which radio is slave since think it is not bi-directional 
( A seen in Youtube  Video )
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Yes.  All 6000 radios can stream, Kenwood, CI-V, Yaesu or BCD ... at the same time.  :)  
http://www.flexradio.com/downloads/usb-cable-interface-guide-pdf/

Very very flexible  
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Similar to zero-beating "syncing" a Viking II to an HQ-170?
Sorry, couldn't resist.

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Gary Wise

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I'll second the DX Lab Suite Commander software. My Yaesu FTDX-1200 tracks my 6500 via the software.

73 - Gary W4EEY
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I think you may be able to use DDUtil for that. I used to use another utility to sync my 1500 to my 6500 about two or three years ago, but I cannot remember what I used. It allowed me either to make the 1500 follow the 6500, the 6500 follow the 1500, or both follow each other, depending upon which boxes were clicked. It was really slick.
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Michael - I have written a program that does exactly what you need.  I emailed you download instructions.

73, Wayne
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need sync N1MM+ and FLEX 6500 and KENWOOD TS-2000

This is posible?

73s EC5AN
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Yes. TS2000 on one hardware serial port for radio 1 and the 6500 set up as Radio 2. Make sure you do an SO2R setup.
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no so2r setup.

online airspy hf+ cat calico is kenwood ts-2000 and flex 6500

Thaks Michael.

my setup interested is sync N1MM+ and FLEX 6500 and KENWOOD TS-2000
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I'm not sure what you are trying to do.  Is it to have a 6500 track the VFO on a TS2000 so they stay in sync using N1MM?

If that is correct, can I ask why and I don't think you can, but you can ask that in the N1MM+ users group.

If you wish to us both the TS2000 and the 6500 while connected to N1MM for a contest, then you need to so an SO2R setup.

Let me know what you are thinking.

Thanks
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Keeping 2 radios in sync is not something N1MM does.

I know that DXLax has that exact feature. May not be as convenient in a contest, but that would be doable.

Any
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