Some software is free other are available for a price, i have both here at ve3wdm. Many radio operators participate in onair meetings called nets from ham radio clubs or groups of friends who want to stay in touch to emergency response and weather spotting teams practicing for emergency communications, on simplex frequencies and repeaters, both planned and spontaneous, there. For over 23 years, rt systems has produced the most uptodate amateur radio software for all the top radio manufacturers. A sdr receiver can be as simple as this rtlbased sdr. The hamlib projects purpose is to develop flexible and portable shared libraries that offer a standardized api to control any radio oriented equipment through a computer interface. Ham radio deluxe free cat control software for elecraft, kenwood, icom, tentec and yaesu. The remoterig rrc1258mkii is developed specially for remote control of amateur radio stations via the internet, in and user friendly and costeffective way. Ham radio deluxe software radio amateurs best asset. N4py offers rig control software for a wide variety of receivers from the elecraft k3 to the ten tec rx 320 receiver.
Softwaredefined radio sdr is a radio communication system where components that have been typically implemented in hardware e. Receiver software applications mostly for hf receivers, some ham applications sdr software applications software that interfaces with or supports software defined radios trunked radio decoders for decoding and interpreting the data channel of trunked systems. A good overview of the state of remote control at the time this edition was written early 2018 is available in remote operating for amateur radio, by steve ford wb8imy. I downloaded both dxlabs and dx4win version 8 and invested two days evaluating both. All functions of the predecessor were improved and many new features added. Ftbasic ftbasic is a cat control program for yaesu radios ft100, ft817, ft847, ftmp mark v and frg100.
Rsba1 version 2 ip remote control software amateur radio. Yaesu, icom, kenwood, tentec and alinco are supported. Ham radio deluxe rig control software amateur radio operators use for controlling ham radios from yaesu, icom, kenwood, elecraft, flexradio, and ten tec. My software is not the be all and end all but its what works for me. A selection of useful free software to control your ham radio transceiver or other shack devices, and to set up audio stream. Wcs radio net logger software walker consulting solutions. Radiocom6 is the successor of the successful radiocom5.
Due to the very high number of users of my software i do not answer any emails or requests related to the software here on my website. He uses these several times each week when operating his radios. Hamcom will not take place in 2020, due to the covid19 pandemic. It is intended to be highly generic presenting the. Mixw freeware mixw is a multi mode multi functional software for every day logging and contests. It is also capable to control radios cat and significantly improves sound and audio quality. Library to control radio transceivers and receivers. Even though some of the software options have changed, the basics are sound. Welcome to trxmanager an original and innovative cat control, dxing and logging program for radioamateurs.
Ham radio deluxe software the radio amateurs best asset integrated software for logging, rig control, digital modes, satellite the current release version of ham radio deluxe is v6. The psk or rtty software, or your logging program, my be providing you some degree of rig control but to eventually move on to full remote operation, you will want a more comprehensive program and i recommend ham radio deluxe. Flrig is a transceiver control program designed to be used either stand alone or as an adjunct to fldigi this version of flrig is a maintenance release with a variety of bug fixes and several new features. Ham radio control libraries library to control radio transceivers and receivers the hamlib projects purpose is to develop flexible and portable shared libraries that offer a standardized api to control any radio oriented equipment through a computer interface. Ftbvr5k vr5000 memory management ftbvr5k is a memory management program for the yaesu vr5000 scanning receiver. November 2019 i am a big friend of the small raspberry pi which and use this gladly for amateur radio. Software ac6vs amateur radio and dx reference guide. Telescopeman gives his top 5 list of the essential ham radio software. Accessing a remote control station for your ham radio. Remote control your ft2000, ft950 or ft dx 5000 over the internet. Ham radio software links page ham radio cat, psk31, ft8.
Echolinksoftware enabling a link between a radio or repeater to the internet for a licensed radio amateur. Net logging software for radio amateurs and other radio operators. I use wsjtx jt65, jt9, dxkeeper, logging, commander rig control, dxview to see where folks are that im having. Rig control allows you to organize buttons, sliders, and dropdowns to toggle radio options. When paired with free sdr software running on a pc, it can serve as a beginners ham radio receiver or as a. Along with the most reliable software, rt systems makes the best cables for programming andor control. The remoterig units are normally used in pairs, one is connected to the radio and the other is connected to the control equipment.
Ham radio deluxe rig control radio control software. Get the latest information about the program and download an evaluation version. Ham radio deluxe is an amateur radio software suite that allows for the control of most popular amateur transceivers using a computer and a computer interface. Ham radio deluxe hrd is a suite of windows programs providing cat control for commonly used transceivers and receivers. Ipsound ipsound is a free application for audio exchange client to client over a tcpipv4 network lan or internet. Telescopeman shows the software that he uses for amateur radio.
An original piece control software for radio amateur transceivers. It is called a software defined radio or sdr for short. Dxsoftham radio software programs for amateur radio our news 23 apr 2020 truetty v3. It would seem that software and ham radio can get along very well and there is an abundance of software out there to choose from. Radiocom 6 is a software suite featuring encoding and decoding of various digital and analog signals from a radio. A softwaredefined radio for the masses by gerald youngblood, ac5og this series describes a complete pcbased, softwaredefined radio that uses a sound card and an innovative detector circuit.
The small sdr hardware pictured above is an entrylevel unit. I want to use an imaginary software with which i want to work rtty. Ham radio deluxe hrd a suite of windows programs providing cat control for commonly used transceivers and receivers. As always however for the latest version of any amateur radio software we suggest visiting the web site of the author. Ham radio pro for windows 10 free download and software. Linux, software radio and the radio amateur qst october 2002, pp. N4py software is your source for high quality, effective rig control software for your transceiver. I offer six software packages available here for download. Supports most icom, kenwood, tentec, yaesu, and elecraft receivers and transcievers. The radio i use doesnt matter since it is supported by omnirig. I hope to just excite you to look to see what is out there. It is intended to be highly generic presenting the user to the same graphical user interface regardless of which radio is being controlled. Grig is a freeware simple ham radio control cat program based on the ham radio control libraries hamlib. Ham radio deluxe software the radio amateurs best asset.
Chirp is a free, opensource tool for programming your amateur radio. It is designed for the dxers and swls using the dxcluster system to be informed in real time about the dx activity on the amateur bands. My radio can be controlled with the help of omnirig but, as you say, its just a wrapper or api. Ham radio deluxe ham radio deluxe hrd is a suite of free windows programs providing cat control for commonly used transceivers and receivers. It has many useful features that make your qso logging process almost a 100%. We are not affiliated with the developers of this software and make no guarantee of its effectiveness.
The remotetx ham radio remote control system is an economical way to control your amateur radio station through the internet with a phone, tablet, mac or pc. The current release version of ham radio deluxe is v6. Amateur applies here to the radio service, not the programs. I invested a couple of days getting dxlabs setup and everything, rig and rotator control, dx cluster, and digital software is working great.
Commcat works with most popular radios and accessories. If you are a vendor and want to have your radio supported by chirp, please see informationforvendors. Software defined radio american radio relay league. The heart of ham radio deluxe, rig control provides a screen you can customize to control your amateur transceiver using its builtin computer aided control interface. Control for ham radios by yaesu, icom, kenwood, elecraft, flexradio. Amateur radio transceiver control the radioreference wiki. Rsba1 version 2 is the latest software of the previous rsba1. Grig is a simple ham radio control cat program based on the ham radio control libraries hamlib.
With version 4 he is fast enough to fulfill all tasks. The hardworking development team led by w1hkj have announced the release of flrig v1. Here is what i use and as most ham i know they love free stuff and here is the free software i use. While we have held out hope that this year we would be able to host hamcom 2020 as a light at the end of the long tunnel of the covid19 virus, it is with great sadness that we must inform all that we are canceling hamcom 2020, with the event postponed until june 17, 18. There is some fantastic software out there that can make you grow in your ham radio journey. To retrieve your new key, visit the following website to check for your replacement key. I began a search for the best integrated logging, rig and rotator control, and integrated psk31 and rtty programs. Integrated software for logging, rig control, digital modes, satellite. Ham radio control software with remote control for ham radios by yaesu, icom, kenwood, elecraft, flexradio. It is intended to be highly generic presenting the user to the same graphical user interface regardless of which radio is. Full details are available in the readme file available for download and. Grig radio control grig is a freeware simple ham radio control cat program based on the ham radio control libraries hamlib. There are many ways and many software to make the raspi fit for ham radio. The next step is true computer control of the radio.336 168 183 813 88 515 1188 1006 168 1052 577 1372 1248 432 75 448 377 937 840 1381 856 345 1181 877 630 180 1250 1114 326 193 1453 128