[TenTec] Orion 565 and RemoteRig
n4py2 at earthlink.net
Thu Mar 24 13:14:50 PDT 2011
I can also add that my N4PY client-server function now provides remote
control of the Alpha 87A and Acom 2000. And it now has remote control
Carl Moreschi N4PY
121 Little Bell Dr.
Hays, NC 28635
On 3/24/2011 2:41 PM, Ron Castro wrote:
> I'm planning a remote operation and have most of the parts "breadboarded" in
> the home shack, and I have spent a lot of time looking at this. RemoteRig
> probably has the capability of running over one of the virtual serial ports,
> but using a remote computer with N4PY server/client software is a better
> option. RemoteRig has excellent audio quality in both directions, even at
> the lower quality settings and is almost indistinguishable from "live", plus
> it's rigged to run CW in such a way that you it's totally seamless even with
> fairly long latencies.
> With the remote computer, you can use Larry, N8LP's (telepostinc.com) free
> software to remote SteppIR controllers and Telepost's excellent Wattmeter
> and there are several remote rotator control programs around. Larry also
> makes a remote control system that can control system that can be configured
> to switch things like directional RX antennas, fans, heaters, etc. as
> needed. Just add a remote controllable linear like an ACOM or Alpha and
> you're good to go!
> Ron N6IE
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Eric Rosenberg"<ericrosenberg.dc at gmail.com>
> To:<tentec at contesting.com>
> Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2011 10:10 AM
> Subject: [TenTec] Orion 565 and RemoteRig
>> Many of you responded to my earlier inquirey on remoting my Orion 565 via
>> the internet.
>> Almost all of the suggestions included using the shack computer and
>> combinations of software.
>> What I'm lookiing for is a way to connect and control the Orion without
>> relying on the shack computer. Instead, I'll interface the system via the
>> RemoteRig seems to fill the bill, but it isn't inexpensive! Likewise the
>> Glentech products.
>> Has anyone used either? Your opinions?
>> 73& Thanks,
>> Eric W3DQ
>> Washington, DC
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