New Flex items at the Hamvention?

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So did Flex introduce anything new at the Hamvention?

Asking for a friend...

Zack N8FNR
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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No new hardware,  But the folks at the FlexRadio Banquet received a sneak peek at SmartSDR v2.3
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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It's Gluten Free! 
No GMC (genetically modified code)
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Andrew Thall

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Can you comment on some of the new features that were shown in 2.3???
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AA0KM

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Something to do with 2.3 dx spots and band portions markings cw-ssb.
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AA0KM

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Something to do with 2.3 dx spots and band portions markings cw-ssb.
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mikeatthebeach .

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Being able to Open a Telnet Port from a Remote or Local Server for DX Spots
would be nice, N1MM+ and WriteLog allow this from CW Skimmer
acting like a RBN (Reverse Beacon Network) to show DX Spots on a
Band-Scope/Panadapter, really helps out the DX operator find new DX
73 Mike
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Zack Schindler

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Cool! No new rigs but I do get a "new" 6400 once 2.3 is released.

N8FNR
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As always, hardware or software... it'll be ready when it's ready.  V2.2 was just released a few days ago, so...
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Jerry Gardner

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Yaesu is introducing a new SDR rig, the FTdx-101D. ;-) Looks like more competition in the marketplace, which is always good for consumers.
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Robert Lonn

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I saw the Video on YouTube, also the new Yaesu radio as well.. Looks like every other radio.. Nice additions to the radio community..   Time will tell how well they are accepted by the Ham Community.. I have NEVER owned a Kenwood Radio of any kind,, Yaesu was first, Icom was second for 25 years, but now Flex is First, with no second or third choices...

Robert
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When I asked about the ftdx101d architecture, the answer was it is a hybrid. Still older front end architecture, sdr for the display. No printed spec sheets yet.....

Regards, Al / NN4ZZ
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Icom and Yaesu  used a DVI connector to avoid paying a $10,000.00 and 15 cent  per unit sold license fee to legally use HDMI,
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You know this how? Pure speculation. Tim should enforce his own rules and slap your hands for spreading rumors.
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There is a licensing fee for using HDMI and using the HDMI branding.
https://www.hdmi.org/manufacturer/terms.aspx
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Wayne

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How disapointing Kenwoods new ts890 is NOT an SDR just old technology .... :-(
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Actually they did have new hardware. Flex has partnered with Inrad to sell new desk mics.
They look nice.

http://cart.flexradio.com/Microphones-Cables_c_20.html

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Yep. Decided I am going to buy one but didn't want to carry it around the convention. I didn't ask if they had any on site to sell :)
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Flex didn’t have any there. But Vibroplex did. I brought home. 629 with the desk stand and am getting good audio reports

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