Flex-5000A Update – Working on it…..

Have the rig in place, software loaded, and the computer & SDR working together.

Have not arrived at workable settings yet.  Will be talking to Flex in the next days to get some guidance.  

At key-up there is a momentary SWR spike that puts the rig into TX-lockout.  Measured SWR is nominal (1.36:1.0 max) but a momentary spike of high SWR is raining on my parade.

Expect this falls into “operator error” as I am still working through the suggestions for settings.

Panadapter is Awesome!  Not so taken with the focus of the RX/TX bandpass filters.  

Majorly difficult to work with only a pdf manual.  Rather think it is false economy to work with a radio this complex with only a pdf on the same computer the rig is using.  

So I have ordered a professionally printed manual.

More soon!

73

Steve
K9ZW

Advertisements
Tagged , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: