Smart Link setup

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Smart Link I have a 6300 with latest V2 software. When UI loginn it shows that Smart Link is registered but I can't see a connection from my laptop (v8.1) What am I missing?
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Bob Brown - N8OB

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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If your laptop is connected to the same LAN as your radio, you will not see it.  It has to be on a network that uses a different public IP to communicate with the Internet.
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I want to use the laptop remotely, within the house, I guess this isn't possible.
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Sure it is.  If your laptop is on the same IP network as your radio, just select it in the chooser once you have run SmartSDR for Windows.  I do this all the time to operate on my screened in porch when the WX is nice.
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Bob, I have this issue with the 5Gig wireless connection to my router from my Laptop and Maestro but if I switch to 2.4gig they work fine, others have said thier's is just the opposite and 5Gig works and 2.4 doesn't. 

just a thought and something to try.

But as Tim said "it sure will work" if there is not something on your network that is causing the issue.
 
Bret
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OK, I can see the radio now, but when I try to connect, it says "Low BW Connect"  I'm not sure what that means???
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It is an option to select a low bandwidth connection configuration if the Internet link between the radio and the client endpoint is too low to support a full session.
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If I click on "Low BW Connect", nothing happens.  If I click on the connect button, nothing happens, either.  Any more ideas?