[TenTec] Orion 565 and RemoteRig

Carl Moreschi 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 
for rotators.

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
>         www.N6IE.com
> ----- 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
>> various
>> 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
>> router.
>> 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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