Smart SDR for IOS connection question

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Is it necessary for my Flex 6400 to be connected to the WiFi hub for it to see my radio?  Right now I have the rig connected to the computer and the computer is connected wirelessly to the network.  My iPad is also on the network, but cannot discover "Thor" (my radio).  
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Roger J. Buffington

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KY6LA - Howard, Elmer

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YES
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KY6LA - Howard, Elmer

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I would recommend connecting your radio through a switch or a router instead of direct connection to your computer The issue bing that your computer only issues non routabke addresses to the radio so the radio has no outside access
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OK, thought so.  Appreciate you setting me straight.  This community sure is great.  Everything is working fantastic right now at W6VZV after 3 days of Flex ownership, so I'm a little leary of changing anything but hey, that's what makes it fun, right?  I'll report back as to whether this does the job.
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UPDATE:  Got it working very quickly once I connected the rig to the WiFi hub rather than to the computer.  Fantastic.  Thanks again.  The adventure continues ...