Flex Insider April 2024
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Flex Insider April 2024

Welcome to the April 2024 Flex Insider.

This month, we’re excited to bring you the latest updates, insights, and innovations from the heart of FlexRadio.

Whether you’re a seasoned operator or just beginning to explore the vast possibilities of radio communication, we have something special for everyone.

IDXC Convetion

April 12, 13, and 14

Join FlexRadio at the 75th International DX Convention in Visalia, California!

We’re excited to welcome old friends and new faces to explore the latest in high-performance software-defined radios and innovative accessories that enhance your amateur radio experience. 

Whether you’re interested in our newest products, looking to upgrade through our trade-in program, or simply want to chat about all things ham radio, our team is eager to meet you.

Come and see the new Maestro C in Action!

Stop by our booth this weekend for an experience with live demos, engaging discussions, and the opportunity to connect with FlexRadio staff.

See you in Visalia!

Dayton Banquet

Don’t miss the chance to attend the Annual FlexRadio Banquet at Dayton Hamvention on May 16th and 17th, 2024.

It’s a great opportunity to connect with the FlexRadio community, staff, and others as well as enjoy the festivities.

Be aware that ticket prices are currently set at $64.05, and rates are set to increase at the end of April. Secure your spot early to take advantage of the current rate. Buy tickets here.

Maestro Update

Woo-hoo –  Maestros are flowing off the shipping line to customers and distributors worldwide.

For those of you waiting, we are now about half way through the backorders.  

If you are still waiting for your backorder, please keep an eye on your email. 

Just prior to our order team sending you an email requesting final payment, you will receive an email with some details and instructions on handling accessories you may wish to order. Maestro C FAQs here.

If you are thinking of purchasing a Maestro C, new orders should be shipping in late May 2024 and possibly earlier.  

Want to learn more? Mike VA3MW meets with Jason KC5HWB and Kyle AA0Z to go over the features of the new Maestro C.

Software Updates

SmartSDR Upgrade Sale $149*

Our current version of SmartSDR is v3.7.4 or v2.12.1

To upgrade SmartSDR, start by downloading the latest version from our website. Install the software and it will walk you through the payment process. 

In the rare event you do have an issue with the upgrade, please open a support ticket so we can help you out.

*Taxes such as VAT may be applied. Pricing is in US$

If you have not done so already, please sign up for our Email list to be notified of any SmartSDR/SmartLink technical notifications.

Product updates

FLEX-6400 / FLEX-6600

FLEX-6400 and FLEX-6600 transceivers currently have a wait time of up to 21 business days (3 weeks). Please also note that we are currently out of stock on optional GPS boards with no published expectation of delivery at the moment.

FLEX-6400M / FLEX-6600M

FLEX-6400M and FLEX-6600M radio model deliveries are not expected to ship until sometime in late 2nd quarter of 2024.  

We are currently in final engineering on the integration of the new Maestro front panel and then will have to take this product back through certifications for both safety and emissions.  

Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the release date.

Genius Update

Genius Line Update

In addition, we are happy to announce that our Genius line of amplifiers and tuners are now available through DX Engineering for same day shipping.


FlexRadio is here to amplify your club’s knowledge and enthusiasm for the latest HF Radio technology.

Contact us today for engaging remote presentations and discover the exciting advantages our radios bring to the world of amateur radio.

Trade ins / Trade ups

Trade in your Radio or Amplifier

FlexRadio is thrilled to introduce the FlexRadio Trade-In program, designed to enhance your ham radio experience. Whether you wish to trade in your older ham radio gear or upgrade your current FlexRadio equipment, this program offers an exciting opportunity to exchange your devices for the latest and most innovative solutions from FlexRadio, including HF Radios and Amplifiers.

Key Features of the FlexRadio Trade-In Program:

  1. Stay Up-to-Date: Keep pace with the rapidly evolving world of amateur radio by trading in your outdated equipment. Upgrade to the latest and greatest offerings from FlexRadio, ensuring you have access to cutting-edge technology and enhanced performance.
  2. Seamless Trade-In Process: The FlexRadio Trade-In program provides a streamlined and user-friendly process. Our knowledgeable team will guide you through the steps, ensuring a hassle-free trade-in experience.
  3. Exclusive Benefits: By participating in the trade-in program, you’ll enjoy exclusive benefits such as special offers, discounts, and personalized assistance. Discover a world of possibilities with FlexRadio’s state-of-the-art solutions.

To learn more about the FlexRadio Trade-In program and explore the options available to you, please visit our dedicated Trade-In program page on our website. Our team is also available to answer any questions you may have and discuss your specific requirements.

Please note that the FlexRadio Trade-In program is currently available for customers located in the United States only.

Upgrade your ham radio gear today and unlock the potential of the latest FlexRadio solutions. Join the FlexRadio Trade-In program and elevate your amateur radio experience to new heights.

For more information, visit our Trade-In program page or contact us here.

Bread Financing

Introducing Hassle-Free Financing for Your Radio Equipment Needs with FlexRadio and Bread Finance

Looking to upgrade your radio equipment and seeking a convenient financing solution? Look no further! FlexRadio has joined forces with Bread Finance to offer you a seamless financing experience. Now, when purchasing your desired radio, amplifier, tuner, or any other equipment from FlexRadio, you have the option to select Bread Finance during the checkout process.

  • Easy Financing:  Say goodbye to complicated financing procedures. With Bread Finance, the process is straightforward, ensuring a hassle-free experience from start to finish.
  • Flexible Options:  Tailor the financing terms to suit your needs. Bread Finance offers flexible payment plans, allowing you to select the terms that align with your budget and preferences.
  • Transparent and Clear:  No hidden surprises or ambiguous terms. Bread Finance ensures complete transparency, providing you with a clear understanding of the financing terms, including interest rates and repayment schedules.

Unlock the Power of FlexRadio Equipment with Bread Finance.  

Experience the latest advancements in radio technology without worrying about upfront costs. With FlexRadio and Bread Finance, your dreams of owning high-quality radio equipment are within reach. Simply select Bread Finance during your checkout process, and embark on your radio journey without delay.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity! Upgrade your radio equipment today with the convenience and flexibility of Bread Finance, available exclusively through FlexRadio.

Bread Financing pre-authorizations are valid for 30 days from the date of your order. If your product is shipping beyond the 30 day window, you may be required to resubmit your information.

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