I am having problems with my 6600 connecting with SmartSDR CAT

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The radio is a Flex 6600.
The software is 2.1.30
SmartSDR CAT window is showing Radio Not Connected
Last night while on 40m in the FT8 part of the band DAX was sending information to WSJT-X
Currently, DAX is showing not connected
If I connect to my Flex 6500, SmartSDR CAT and DAX Streams function normally
Maybe I missed something in startup
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Kind regards and 73,
Don
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Don-KB6TSQ

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Posted 5 months ago

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Alan W4FBI

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I think this is the first posting of a 6600 (issue). You must be one of the very first new radio recipients!
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Don-KB6TSQ

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GM Alan,

I believe you are right.  I was at the Flex Banquet on May 18th last year when they unveiled these new radios   Went to Xenia (Dayton) the next morning and ordered one.  It worked great on SSB last night!

73
Don
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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I suspect that your 6500 connection to CAT is being persisted.  

In the text, "Radio Not Connected", right mouse click to get the boot menu.  Uncheck the On Start... and Autostart... options.  Shut down CAT, restart it and select the 6600 from the chooser.

DAX is a little different.  You have to use a filter file or make sure the 6500 is not powered on when you start DAX or it will connect to the first radio it sees.
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Don-KB6TSQ

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GM Tim,

SmartSDR CAT is working...Thanks

73
Don
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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You're welcome.
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YV5WZ

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Super Fast Solution by Flex Response Team (Tim)
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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At least you did call it the Flex Advanced Response Team (F.A.R.T). :-D
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YV5WZ

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hahahahahahah!!!...Good One!!!! :D
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George Molnar, KF2T, Elmer

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