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 Flex Radio 3000 & 5000A still a good buy? 
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I've been wanting a Flex 6400 but seems to be talking forever to be released. I'm just wondering if the Flex 3000 and the 5000A are still a good buy?

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Wed May 09, 2018 6:12 pm
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If you have a PC with firewire - which you would need - both the 3000 & 5000 are good radios but not as good as the 6XXX series. The software, Power SDR for them is still being breathed on and many will say is more developed that Smart SDR for the 6 series.

I have a 6300 which I rate as superb, best radio I have ever had in nearly 60 years of playing radio.

Personally I would wait for the 6400 but if you are impatient, have a look at the 6300 - there's not a lot of difference in my opinion.

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I have a well loaded 5000A and a 6300.
Both are very fine radios and I rate the 5000A as one of the best receivers out there.
I particularly like the plethora of in/output sockets on the 5000A something lacking in the 6300.
I find PowerSDR to be more useable than SmartSDR but that is subjective.

Also have a look at the software for the 5000A from KE9NS....more options even tha PowerSDR.

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Thumbs up also for the Flex 5000A also using the software for the 5000A from KE9NS

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