Band buttons for 136 and 477 KHz

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pa0bie

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pa0bie

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It would then even be possible to assign on off the RCA connectors to this bands.

Even with DDutil it is not possible at this moment.

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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What radio?  The FLEX-6000 has this capability via the transverter connector.  

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pa0bie

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Sorry Tim, i forget to tell that I have a 6700.

It is important in combination with persistence and for DDutil.

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It is also important in combination with band assignable TX1, TX2, TX3 and TX4 connectors.
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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OK.  I fully understand the question now.  What you are asking for is specific band buttons for the 136 / 477k bands.  That feature is currently not on the list for a future enhancement.  I am going to change this to an "idea" post so others can comment on it.
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Thanks Tim.

We , pa0wmr and I , are working with band specific antennas and homebrew PA's for this bands. With the FLEX-5000 it was easier to work , because of the band assignable TX connectors and one more antenna connector for the other HF bands.

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Ken - NM9P, Elmer

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It makes sense to me, eventually, to have band buttons for these two bands so that frequency, mode, filter, DAX, ANT, preamp, and AGC persistence would allow easier call-up for DIGI modes, etc on these underused amateur allocations.  Someday I hope to try them myself, but at least would like an easy way to listen without messing up other GEN frequencies.  
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A little late response , but we are very happy with the 137 and 474 band buttons.

I have made a 16 relais interface through DDutil and a LPT port for controlling external band specific equipment.  Works perfect.