Tuesday, April 21, 2009

It has been a while

Yes, it has been a while since I lasted updated the blog. It has been busy around here. I have been spending a lot of time putting together the documentation and updating Knowledge Base articles to support the new roll out of the FLEX-3000 which started shipping last week. I also tore down the shack to setup the two weeks ago to use the FLEX-5000 and FLEX-3000 as demo equipment for the Raleigh Hamfest (RARS). Rather than just put it all back into place, I have decided to rearrange things to make them more ergonomic and to optimize things for a two SDR operating position. That means integrating a new small footprint computer for use with the FLEX-3000 (Buddy).

The rearranging is going to take a while because I have to figure out what stays and what goes. I believe that the Icom 756 Pro II is going to be the looser in this adventure, since I have the FLEX-3000 to replace it.

I hope to be back on the air in the next day or two. Rerouting cables is always a pain in the butt.

1 comment:

  1. I'll be joining the rank of buyer/user of the Flex-3000 very soon. Hopefully!
    However, after reading your blog page, I've notice that you are not in favor of using the Heil mic. Are you in favor of the Yaesu? I was talking to Dudley and apperantly, unless I misunderstood him, that is what he recommends.
    I am not in favor buying a mixer to get a 59 report; after all this is amateur radio.
    73, Ernest - W4EG