FlexRadio Systems and Marcus Roskosch, DL8MRE announced today a partnership to develop, market and sell a client interface application for both iPad® and iPhone® devices. SmartSDR™ for iOS was designed to offer FLEX-6300, FLEX-6500 and FLEX-6700 owners the ability to operate from home or remotely through their mobile device.
Official FlexRadio Systems® iOS Client
SmartSDR for iOS is a full featured radio client that enables your iPad or iPhone to operate your FlexRadio device.
Please note: This App requires a FlexRadio Systems® Series-6000 Software Defined Radio (SDR) Device.
However, the App also contains a FlexRadio simulator (Demo Mode) so you can try this App even without owning a FlexRadio.
FACTS AND FEATURES:
SmartSDR for iOS offers almost all features of SmartSDR for Windows such as:
■ Creation, maintenance of Slices, TNFs, Filters
■ Unlimited number of Slices, Panadapters (limited only by radio model)
■ CWX support including Sidetone
■ Maintain all Radio, Slice and Panadapter settings
■ Support for Memories
■ Profiles integration (TX, Microphone and Global)
■ Audio settings supported including equalizers
■ Support for TX Settings like Power including all Tuning features
In addition to SmartSDR for Windows, this App offers these features:
■ Band limits and Band maps and modes will be displayed inside the Pan adapter (In-App Purchase)
■ DX Cluster support which displays spots directly inside the Pan adapter (In-App Purchase)
■ Graphical tuning knob for easy and exact frequency selection.
■ Various additional minor bells and whistles such as easy TNF maintenance,
■ direct Bandwidth selection, Split Mode, instant Memory creation and more.
■ Device logging and device parameter monitoring (e.g. PA Temperature etc.)
There are just a few limitations compared to SmartSDR for Windows which are:
– Only one Panadapter visible at the same time.
– Diversity, Full Duplex and Transverter support are not yet implemented.
WHAT YOU NEED:
– A FlexRadio Systems® FLEX-6000 series radio
– An Apple device such as an iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch which needs to run at least iOS 9.0
– A newer iPad (3, Air 1 or newer) or iPhone (5s or better) is recommended
To run this App at your home, nothing else but a regular WiFi connection is needed. You can immediately start using the App.
To run SmartSDR for iOS on your home network, nothing else is needed but a regular Wi-Fi connection that can access
your FLEX-6000. You can immediately start using the App.
Remote operation requires a VPN connection (VPN software and hardware not included).
The App supports Multitasking on the newer iPads so you can run SmartSDR for iOS in split mode parallel to your browser, Email software or any other App. It is also optimized for the new iPad Pro models.
SUPPORTED SDR HARDWARE:
FLEX-6300, FLEX-6500, FLEX-6700