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Flex-Radio 3000 – Now 5000

When you get a new radio there are always some accessories or add ons you need to really get everything working. With a Software Defined Radio (SDR) like the Flex 3000 or Flex 5000 it is the same only some of those add ons are software instead of hardware.

by December 2, 2012

Back to the Radio

I have been traveling and busy with other stuff for awhile here. I went to Nepal for almost three weeks, unfortunately not able to take a radio with me. We did have a lot of fun trekking all over and experiencing their culture.

by October 16, 2012

DX Update for June

DX Update for June.

by July 9, 2012

Quiet Summer

There certainly hasn’t been much happening for me DX wise.

by September 4, 2011

My Flex SDR Experiences

As noted in my previous post I had purchased a Flex 1500 SDR at the DX Convention in Visalia. It’s a QRP rig but I bought it as an inexpensive way to see if I wanted to go further with SDR. Primarily I wanted to see how the reception and filtering would compare with my FT-2000. I also wanted to see how operating a rig only with the computer would work out. I got it all hooked up and the software installed. The Flex 1500 uses a USB connection instead of Firewire so I didn’t have to get anything special […]

by May 17, 2011