Many amateur wish to control their station over an Internet or radio link. This page describes how amateurs have adapted existing technology to accomplish this goal effectively.
- Remote Control Your HF Rig via the Internet by Alfred T. Yerger II, WA2EHI
- The WB2 "REMote" Link
QST January 1995, pp. 29-34
With this system going for you, you need never be out of reach of your radio station.
- Remote Operation Comes Home
QST January 1996, pp. 46-50
Personal computers combine with today's sophisticated HF transceivers to make remotely controlled stations more feasible than ever.
- A 10 GHz Remote-Control System for HF Transceivers
QEX March/April 1999, pp. 9-15
Have you ever wondered what that computer-controlled port on the back of your new transceiver is for? This system provides the building blocks for putting it to good use.
- Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Hardware for Computer-Controlling Modern Radios
- QST February 1993, pp.37-41
Want to interface your ICOM, Kenwood, Ten-Tec or Yaesu transceiver to your computer? Here are the basics -- and easy-to-build interface circuits for each.
- Computer Remote Control of an Amateur Radio Station
QST November 1991, pp. 25-30
- Computer Control for Mobile Ham Radio Operation
QST July 1997, pp. 44-47
A simple interconnect, some software and an inexpensive palmtop make mobile remote control easy!
- A Radio-Control Primer (model planes and boats)
QST February 1992, pp. 18-22
Has Dxing got you down? Ragchewing lost its luster? Morse code suddenly too cryptic? Radio-Controlled flying, boating or driving is an exhilarating way to enjoy Amateur Radio. These hams love it -- and you will too.
- A DTMF to RS-232-C Converter and HF-Link Controller
QST June 1995, pp. 35-37
- An Inexpensive, Remote-Base Station Controller Using the Basic Stamp
QST May 1998, pp. 33-37
Operate your home station from another location. Clubs can set up remote HF stations for all members to use.
List of Software for remote station control and monitoring by Patrick J Rundall N0HR
Remote Operating for Amateur Radio by Steve Ford, WB8IMY (click the link to go to the ARRL Store)
Written in 2010, this book guides you through the process of establishing your own Internet-controlled station. Remote Operating for Amateur Radio also addresses the legal aspects of remote station control, as well as the unique issues of remote operating as it applies to activities such as DXing and contesting.