Maestro Connectivity

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When using the Maestro away from the station via SmartLink like I would my PC Laptop or IOS device (iPad) say in a hotel room with a very good WiFi connection, can I use the Maestro stand alone? Say link into the WiFi and control my 6400??
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Art - N4QNT

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Posted 11 months ago

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Yes, the Maestro was designed specifically to access any FLEX-6000 family of radios using SmartLink.
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Hello Tim, just to touch up your answer, so when I want to use stand alone at my favorite Hotel's I should of mentioned when signing in on the Hotel Guest Web page when I choose the quality of service and sign in with the username and password for the Hotel WiFi connection, how do I do that on the Stand alone Maestro???

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Art
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With the current version of SmartSDR, there isn't the capability to interact with a web-based captive portal for logging on to their network.  Some hotels have the ability to manually configure a devices network access by using it's MAC address.
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Art - N4QNT

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Thanks Tim
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You sure can. I spent the month of March if Florida and remoted into my 6500 daily back to PA.

The Maestro works great as a remote unit. It would be helpful to have a way to turn your home station off and on remotely as well. There are many ways to accomplish that.


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IIRC Maestro still does not work for"Enterprise" networks, where you need to give both a username and password to get access to WiFi. You may run into this at some hotels, schools, etc.
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Martin,
Apparently that is why I can't connect to my 6500 in Louisiana from my Maestro here in a rented condo in Florida.  I just put out a post about that.
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Martin,
Apparently that is why I can't connect to my 6500 in Louisiana from my Maestro here in a rented condo in Florida.  I just put out a post about that.
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Martin,
Apparently that is why I can't connect to my 6500 in Louisiana from my Maestro here in a rented condo in Florida.  I just put out a post about that.