Newbie question FLEX6500 (How many antennas at the same time?)

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Hi all, First of all sorry if this question is very stupid or if it was answered before, but I didin't found something like this.
The question is quite simple. Let's suppose I'm using 2 slices (no matter if they are or aren't on the same band). Can I assign one antenna to each slice?

Thanks in advance.

Gaston (LU5AGQ)
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TX yes RX no.

You have one SCU Spectral Capture Unit, so you can only connect one receive antenna to that SCU. You can however, have 4 panadapters or 4 VFOs on different bands on that same antenna.
Multiband antennas on a single coax like a hexbeam or a logperiodic are great antennas to use in this manner.

Other people use a multiband RX antenna, which you could connect to the RXA port, and then use a speccific TX antenna per band.