Procedure for remote operation question

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I plan on trying remote operation later this month.  When I want to do remote, does the computer that I originally set things up on have to be on or can I just use SSDR 2.0 on my laptop?
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Andrew Thall

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Chris DL5NAM

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only laptop !
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you must FIRST be by your radio to manually hit the PTT in order for the radio to finish registration after that then it is all ready for remote operation and NO local machine is required 

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Andrew O'Brien

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Huh ?  Hit PTT ?
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Part of the Smartlink authorization is to key the microphone. You would do this only once, when setting up Smartlink. After you don't need to be next to your radio.
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Norm - W7CK

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The requirement to use the local PTT at the radio while setting up Smartlink is a security feature.  It is there to prevent someone else from setting up Smartlink to YOUR radio without your consent.

Norm - W7CK
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George Molnar, KF2T, Elmer

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Only the first time -when you set it up. Afterwards, roam far and wide.
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Steve K9ZW, Elmer

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Once SmartSDR v2.0 and SmartLink are set up yourFlex-6000 will act as a "radio server" on its own.

Unless you have other programs that you wanted to keep running it wouldn't require the computer you set things up with to be on.

Through SmartLink you can connect to your new Flex-6000 "radio server" from another computer, a iPad/iPhone if you buy that extra software or from a Maestro.

Really neat stuff.


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Andrew Thall

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My thanks to everyone who replied.
Andy, k2oo