Simple Ham Radio Remote

A free ham radio remote control ¹web application (web app) hosted by a Raspberry Pi in your ham station to remote control, operate your amateur ham radio station through a supported web browser from a PC, Laptop, Android - (²Apple) phone.

What's New: Ham Radio Remote Control Here
Icom - Yaesu: Download now available only from the Installation Guide Here

How it Works:

ham radio remote simple block diagram Icom, Yaesu, Kenwood.

  1. Simple ham radio remote web app and the optional WiFi hotspot are hosted by a Raspberry Pi in your amateur ham radio station.
  2. The HF transceiver USB port is connected to one of the Pi's USB ports, it provides radio remote control and two-way audio.
  3. The Pi's Ethernet port is connected to an open LAN port on your router.
  4. The HF transceiver in your remote station can now be remote controlled, operated through a supported web browser from a PC, Laptop, Android - (¹Apple) phone.

Radios Supported:

Icom IC 7300, IC 7610
Icom IC 7300, IC 7610 (have been tested)

Yaesu FT 450, FT 950, FT 2000
Yaesu FT 2000 (has been tested)

Cost-Effective:

Simple ham radio remote web app hosted by a small, low-cost Raspberry Pi credit card-sized computer is a cost-effective way to remote control, operate an HF transceiver in your amateur ham radio station.

This is a headless installation that doesn't require any kind of extra hardware (such as a monitor, a keyboard, or a mouse). All you need is the Raspberry Pi itself, a microSD card, a 5V power supply, a USB cable, a network cable, and a connection to the local area network (LAN).

There are no subscription fees, the simple ham radio remote web app is free to download.

Accessible:

Though the following network configurations (click image for more info)

  1. Local area network (LAN), WiFi, and Internet

    ham radio remote simple block diagram Icom, Yaesu, Kenwood.

  2. Dedicated WiFi Hotspot

    Remote control mobile Amateur (Ham) radio HF transceiver using a Raspberry Pi Hotspot

  3. Mobile WiFi Hotspot

    Remote control mobile Amateur (Ham) radio HF transceiver using a Raspberry Pi Hotspot

Features:

Easy-to-use user interface.

Simple Remote Ham Radio Station Setup - Icom IC-7300 - Raspberry Pi - SimpleHRR ham radio remote web app.

Functions:

Radio
  • Power On/Off
  • Band Select
  • Mode Select
  • NOTCH On/Off
  • NB On/Off
  • NR On/Off
  • COMP On/Off
  • MONI On/Off
  • VOX On/Off
  • VFO Knob
  • PTT
RX Controls
  • SQL Level
  • NB Level
  • NR Level
  • AF Level
  • RF Gain
  • AGC Select
  • P.Amp Select
TX Controls
  • RF Power
  • COMP Level
  • Mic Gain
  • VOX Gain
  • Anti VOX Level
  • Monitor Level
  • Tuner OFF ON TUNE

Space bar: ( PTT )

The mouse scroll wheel can be used to change the VFO by hovering on the frequency digit or the VFO knob; it can also be used to adjust slider values by hovering over them.

The radio will automatically turn off when the network connection is lost or when the web browser is accidentally closed, refreshed, or reloaded. This is a safety feature, so you do not have to worry about the radio staying on while stuck in transmit.

Radio remote control and 2-way audio are integrated into the web browser app, so there is no additional audio software to install.

Supported web browsers: Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox on PC, Laptop, Android - (¹Apple) phone.

Easy to Install: Simple Ham Radio Remote comes preinstalled on an OS image for the Raspberry Pi which is flashed on an 8GB or larger microSD card using your favorite software to flash microSD cards.

There is No additional software to install: After the Raspberry Pi boots up, the only thing you have to do is set up Simple Ham Radio Remote on your Raspberry Pi through a supported web browser.

If you are new to the Raspberry Pi: To get you started you can use any "Getting started with your Raspberry Pi" Tutorial or Guide on the internet to flash the image to a microSD card. One's that's done just complete the steps in the Installation Guide to set up Simple Ham Radio Remote on your Raspberry Pi.

*SimpleHRR is the short name Simple Ham Radio Remote.
¹ web application (or web app) is application software that is accessed using a web browser.
² Apple phone only tested with ios safari iPhone 12.

Why Operate Remotely?

The most common: if you live in an HOA and can't put up an effective antenna system, or if you rent or lease, the property and owner might not allow you to install antennas.

QRM: Not the noise the station makes, but the noise made by home electronics, appliances, computer equipment, power lines, and other electric-power devices.

Listen to the radio: when you're watching TV or late at night to check into a net.

Remote operate anywhere, using a PC, Laptop, Android - (¹Apple) phone.


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