Check this URL. I believe N8LP has figured a way to remote the SteppIR.
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From: "N6KJ" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 2:16 PM
Subject: Re: FW: RE: [TowerTalk] SteppIR VS Force 12
> Yes, one could imagine this, but I would propose something that I believe
> would be even better (and would serve other useful purposes). I would
> propose that the SteppIR team provide an API by which you could control
> the antenna from your PC. All of the adjustments you suggest could
> be done using a PC based program and then given to the controller to
> the antenna. This could potentially reduce the cost of the controller,
> allow for 3rd party development of new "features", and would allow
> for remote control of the antenna (something not possible today).
> On Thu, 19 Feb 2004 13:15:57 -0500, "RICHARD BOYD" wrote:
> > Hmm, one can imagine coming down the pike within a few years software
> > that will allow you to enter your stack height (heights of all the
> > antennas in the stack), maybe even terrain, all the variables that can
> > of and accounted for, time of day, time of year, A and K index, where
> > trying to work, and the array will adjust as a unit to optimize
> > it! Next, interface it with your logging software and when you type in
> > callsign prefix, zip-zip, it optimizes quickly for that individual
> > enter the "all Europe" option and, without further "handling," it keeps
> > optimizing the stack, during the entire opening, for "all Europe," all
> > background" without interrupting anything the operator is doing. Whoa
> > 73 - Rich, KE3Q
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