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:
- Connecting via Remote desktop applications (TeamViewer, VNC) or using Radio control client software to your computer’s shack, running a radio control software, and share audio using VoIP applications (Skype)
- By using commercial Remote Control Interface products. These products, does not require a computer in your remote shack.
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:
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.
In our links directory you can find many more resources including
- VoIP Software
- Radio Control Software
- Remote Radio Services
- Remote operations
- Remote Control Products
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.