[Skimmertalk] [FlexEdge] CW Skimmer and Flex bandwidth limitations

Greg ab7r at cablespeed.com
Sun Sep 8 21:18:45 EDT 2013

I think it is up to Alex to decide what radios will have direct support
instead having to use the softrock IF mode.  I asked Alex some time back
and he did not have plans to provide direct support for the new flex rigs.
I hope he reconsiders as it is a logical step for these radios.


On Sun, Sep 8, 2013 at 5:23 PM, Andrew O'Brien <k3ukandy at gmail.com> wrote:

> Back to the issue of the bandwidth available when using CW Skimmer with a
> Flex 3000. There was some discussion about whether the 24 Khz maximum
> applied to ANY SDR or just the Flex. The screenshot here  (attached) shows
> my Flex 3000 with a (presumed) maximum band scope of 24 Khz and my SDR-IQ
> with 192 Khz band scope. Same PC and drivers.
> Some folks may already know this , but there were some post where it was
> unclear if the 24 Khz limit applied to all radios. It is indeed sad that
> the Flex is not supported so users of CW Skimmer can take better advantage
> of the otherwise fine software.  Apparently, some years ago, there was a
> modified version of PowerSDR that allow better use of CW Skimmer.  I assume
> that has disappeared.
> Andy K3UK
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