If you want to remote your own ham radio station, nowadays you have several solutions. Basically there are two ways
This solution can work with almost all radios, and can be very cheap and does not require additional investments in your shack. Basically there are two ways to do it:
This solution requires some commercial dedicated equipment and will work with selected radios only.
Some of these interfaces products support radios both on client and server mode allowing full remote radio control and even audio transmission.
Remote Amateur Radio operations
Some interesting articles on how to remotely control your transceiver via internet:
By Alfred T Yerger II WA2EHI, in this PDF file explain how to remote your rig via the internet by using HRD Ham Radio Deluxe and skype
Setting up a remote internet ham radio station and an antenna switch.
How to setup a Remote control ham radio station with Yaesu FT-8x7 radios via LAN or via internet.
Remote HF - VHF - UHF radio station using TS-2000 and remoterig devices
Remote Radio Software
A selection of useful free software to control your ham radio transceiver or other shack devices, and to set up audio stream.
IPSound is a Free application for audio exchange client to client over a TCP/IPv4 network (Lan or Internet). The main purpose for the existence of IP Sound is to provide low quality audio 8-16kHz, with low latency for use together with remote control software for "ham" radio amateur equipment. IP-Sound is developed by SM5VXC.
Download latest free version of the popular Ham Radio Deluxe 5. An amateur radio suite that includes Log program, remote radio control, DM780 a multimode decoder, mapping and rotor control tools. Latest free build is 5.24.38
Take the audio output of one piece of software and send it to another. JackAudio is a virtual audio software cable that run on Windows Linux and MacOS and if Free to download and to use.
This free windows application is used for simply triggering PTT via DTR/RTS COM port pins. It supports remote PTT triggering with ptt2dtr as the server.
Free software to operate your own Internet remote base ham radio station. Client module allow remote control to your ham radio station and to other radios available on the net, Host module instead allow to publish your radio in the internet.
RemAud is a Voice over IP (VoIP) application primarily designed for two-way amateur radio remote control over the Internet. RemAud uses streaming-audio technology in a client-server architecture. It features high radio sound quality, low latency, low bandwidth and very low CPU usage by DF3CB
The Alpha 87A can be controlled over the internet using a TCP connection with version 2 of this software. You need one instance of the application on your remote station and one as client on a local or your home computer.
In our links directory you can find many more resources including
Remote Amateur Radio Videos
Taken from DXZone YouTube Playlist collection, a set of videos explaining how to remote control your radios and equipment, in computerless or computer based methods.