Radio ON time / Radio OFF time..... in system setup.

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Hello all. I operate RC 95% of the time.
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I'd like to see a "rig on / off time" setting in the radio setup panel.
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Like most 'remoter's' I have control of everything at the station and a camera onsite to confirm rotation etc. For me, it would be nice if the rig would wake up and go to sleep on its own vs doing it manually each day.
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Easy for me to say...I know...but this seems like it might be an 'easy' feature to add.
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All the best.
Mike
KC0YHM  
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Mike Webb KC0YHM

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Neil D Friedman N3DF

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You can't even do it manually now without external equipment.  Not difficult to rig the externals with timers.
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Bill -VA3WTB

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For now, we use wifi ac plugs with timer settings.
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Jeffrey Kerber, N3VE

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I use an IP power strip that has programable schedules for the 5 outlets to turn the Flex on and off with a relay. 

https://smile.amazon.com/Switched-Switchable-Outlets-Designed-Supported/dp/B0039OZKPE/ref=sr_1_3?s=e... 

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B017743I7S/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

This works well.  I also have a second relay to key the radio if Smartlink  is not registered.  

Jeff N3VE

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Mike Webb KC0YHM

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Hi guys... I have USB relays for several things, one of them is Power ON / OFF... we have a transmit timer... I think an ON OFF timer would be nice as well. Hoping someone at Flex read the post...yep...I'm an optimist!
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WW1SS - Steve

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How about a z-wave switch and amazon alexa. . . Alexa turn on my flex