Scope Function in the 6000 series

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Will the scope and panascope function be provided in future releases of SmarrSDR? I used these features for FMT's.
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K2CM

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Posted 5 years ago

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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George,

I changed this to an "Idea" topic so others could comment and vote on it.
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Ken - NM9P, Elmer

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Although not nearly as useful as the essential pan-fall function, the scope function, if the time constant is fast enough, could be useful for examining certain receiver or transmitter responses.
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Eric - KE5DTO, Official Rep

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Official Response
We definitely intend to include Scope modes in SmartSDR. When these will roll out largely depends on the the customers demand for this feature vs. others.
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Dale KB5VE

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So how many request are needed to get a feature moved forward?
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George Molnar, KF2T, Elmer

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I very much enjoyed the scope features in PSDR. Having peak hold and analytic tools was very helpful for doing antenna and system design and evaluation. Granted, a lot of folks may not use these tools, or even care they are there, but a few of us I suspect are pretty passionate about their inclusion.
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John n0snx

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having been a flex user for many years, i sure do miss the panascope feature.   I am not a digital guy so the scope is much more beneficial to me.
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Joe WD5Y

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I agree the scope and panascope functions are very important to me; with the high def video this inclusion in the flex 6000 would be great to have.
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Dale KB5VE

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I really miss the panascope of power sdr. Please take me back to the future.
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Greg AB4GO

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I would like to indicate my desire to have the "Panascope" or time scope on my new Flex 6500.  I really miss this feature.

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Burt Fisher

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Please no scope like the one in PowerSDR, how about an RF sample type scope.
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HCampbell WB4IVF

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http://www.telepostinc.com/LP-500.html

Telepost plans to start shipments of this station monitor shortly.  There is a waiting list though. 
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Roy Laufer

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I put my name on the list more than three years ago and I appear to have 443 earlier customers before me!

This hobby is not for people that require their gratification to be immediate!
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HCampbell WB4IVF

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That's for sure!   I'll probably get the 5" model that (hopefully) is about ready for shipping since it's a better fit for my rack case. I'm hoping that a lot of the folks ahead of me on the list will opt to wait for the future 7" version.