limited edition free upgrades forever?

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I have several Flex radios.  One of these is a Flex 6500 Limited Edition.  It was my impression that the Limited Edition models had free software upgrades forever.  However, I just downloaded and installed 3.0, and I'm being presented with the Licensed Required dialogue.  Is this correct?  Please clarify.  Thanks. -- Carl N8VZ
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Carl Jón Denbow N8VZ

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Posted 5 months ago

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Mack McCormick, Elmer

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Free upgrades were only for version two. You must pay for version three

73

Mack
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Abed - AB5ED, Alum

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Limited Edition radios received the v2 upgrade for free.  Unless a second license was pre-paid for, v3 will need to be purchased.
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Carl Jón Denbow N8VZ

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OK. Thanks for the clarification.  I guess my memory was faulty.  73 de Carl N8VZ
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John - K3MA

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My memory is slightly different.  I believe the deal was that you got one additional free upgrade.  So if you did not upgrade to V2 already you could upgrade to V3 for free.
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Andrew Russell

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With my 6500 LE I paid for one year of SSDR upfront and got 2 years for "free".
This was later changed to versions 1,2 & 3 instead of years.
Andrew VK5CV