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[Yaesu] Re: [TowerTalk] HF remote controlled stations

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Subject: [Yaesu] Re: [TowerTalk] HF remote controlled stations
From: ai7b@teleport.com (Bob Wruble)
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 1997 07:31:24 -0700
a possible source for someone who is doing a remote stn
wud be danny k7ss at:  



> From: Morel Grunberg <morel.grunberg@telrad.co.il>
> To: 'Cq-contest' <cq-contest@tgv.com>
> Cc: 'Ham-equip' <ham-equip@ucsd.edu>; 'Amplifier reflector' 
> <amps@contesting.com>; 'Towertalk'
<towertalk@contesting.com>; 'Yaesu reflector' <yaesu@contesting.com>
> Subject: [TowerTalk] HF remote controlled stations 
To: <yaesu@contesting.com>
> Date: Tuesday, June 03, 1997 5:59 AM
> I'm living in a very densely populated  area with a lot
> of electrical noise from HV lines and a bad antenna
> location due to a lot of taller buildings around. For
> this reason I've decided to install a HF complete station
> on the sea beach, about 150' from the water line on the
> roof of a hotel which manager is an old friend. I'm
> living about 2 miles from this point and I don't have
> any problem to reach the remote QTH by VHF/UHF
> link or regular phone line .
> I intend to remote from my home a HF transceiver, a
> automatic-tune amplifier 500-1KW output, 2 beams
> mounted on same tower/rotator, a vertical and a wire
> antenna.
> My questions are:
> * what amplifiers can be remote controlled by a RS-232 
>   link ( I know only about the AlphaPower 87A model and
>   maybe JRC-2000 ) ? Which software is doing the job ?
>   Is the software able to indicate the forward & reflected
>   output power on same window ?
> * what antenna switch matrix can be remote controlled in
>   same manner ( I know only the AlphaPower ). Is Alpha
>   supplying a common software for the 87A and antenna
>   switch ? Can they be controlled at same time ? 
> * what antenna rotator can be remote controlled ( I know
>   only about Yaesu G-1000SDX and G-2800 ) ? Is Yaesu
>   supplying the needed software ?
> * Is there any software package available today capable to
>   integrate on same data stream all the transceiver features
>   and commands, the TX/RX audio, the amplifier on/off switch
>   and bandswitch, antenna selecting switch and rotator control ?
>   or I have to use 2-3 separate links ? What are the proper
>   modems for this ? The new Kachina Communications 505-DSP
>   PC-controlled transceiver seems to solve a part of the problems
>   and I beleive that their remote control feature combine the TX/RX
>   audio from the SoundBlaster with the rig features commands 
>   stream. Any other aplicable solutions ?
> Please reply directly to my e-mail:   morel.grunberg@telrad.co.il 
> 73 de Morel, 4X1AD
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