Tim listed a few features of v2.0, not all

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I don't think anyone mentioned the fact that Tim in his post :
I thought it would be a good idea to share a few of the SmartSDR v2.0 release highlights
he lists "a few", not all of them. Of the features in SmartSDR all of these new features were already known as was leaked out recently. Of the Maestro new features new metering sidebar is something new.
The intelligence community should take a few tips from Flex on how to prevent leaks, ha, ha. I'm hoping there are more fixes and more new features were left to be announce when v2.0 is actually released. Tim is pretty precise guy from what I can tell and again the keyword he used is "few" when describing features.
So I think the doom and gloom disappointment posts of software that hasn't been released yet are a bit premature and I must say dramatic.
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Mike - VE3CKO, Elmer

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L.Kubis

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I want a new Flex mobile control head for my car so I can now go mobile!! 

Can you imagine, no massive ugly antenna bolted on ones car, no static from the XYL! No ignition noise, no EMI to the car,etc.etc.

Flex have just opened the door to a new operating mode and most have missed it!!

Unfortunately some in the old country haven't recognized that! Maybe that's why they're still old!

Cheers!

Lloyd
VE3ERQ
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Norm - W7CK

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No noise, qsb, qrn, or any other interference.  Near perfect audio.  You get this by removing the radio from the equation and just using the Internet.  After all, we're 90% there already!  Sometimes I wonder why in the world we bother adding all of this Internet access to our station just to talk to someone and say 599, 73s..  LOL
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I agree there seems to have been a bit of drama lately.

I bought my 6500 in October of last year based on it's current performance/abilities, not what it could/would/should be in the future.  Any future software upgrades, free or otherwise, are gravy.

It was using v1.6 something at the time, and with the addition of the USB capabilities with v1.10, it does more than it did when I bought it.

The "few" that Tim mentioned either don't interest me, or don't apply to a 6500. The un-announced rest and/or future versions will or they won't.

 Either way, my radio still works better than it did when I bought it.
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Mike - VE3CKO, Elmer

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One of my first tests after v2.0 comes out is to bring Mr. Maestro for a ride and see how the connection is to my shack using my Samsung cellphone as a hotspot. I already know I get better LTE connection when I put the cellphone on the dash.
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John - WA7UAR

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Referencing Tim's original post with his "few" (but still exciting!) v2.0.16 release highlights:

https://community.flexradio.com/flexr...
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John - WA7UAR

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And another reference link to "N1MM Spectrum Display" (and setup). It's definitely a "brave new world" (for me at least
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Mike - VE3CKO, Elmer

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Thanks John, the Pop Out Panels: is going to so much nicer to organize and operate digital.
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Ken - NM9P, Elmer

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I ran for about 4 hours on the drive back from Dayton Hamvention in 2015, running my iPhone and a VPN connection.  It was really nice, mostly on some of my rag-chew frequencies on 40 and 20.

It ran really well except for about 15-20 minutes going through a bad cell coverage zone. Then I had to pull over and restart the VPN because it crashed upon the multiple disconnects.  Once I had it going again, it was solid for the rest of the way home.

It is going to be even easier with SSDR-IOS and V.2.0!

Ken - NM9P