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Remote power through SmartSDR

Stan VA7NF
Stan VA7NF President Surrey Amateur Radio CommunicationsMember ✭✭
edited July 2018 in New Ideas

I would like to see a 12V DC network based power on/off switch that SmartSDR can recognize.  The device shall have an ID field which SmartSDR will recognize and display as a remote (power) device and signal that device to turn on/off the power.

While working on a wish list, this device shall report environmental information such as DC voltage, DC current, AC voltage or solar charge current, ambient temperature, door open/closed sensor. 

The device may have other flex/user lines that may control other devices.

This device may also include a noise free 1GB network switch.

Although not Flex's main product line it could a) manufacture, b) rebrand OEM, c) have a list of supported OEM products.

The lack of power status is lacking in the 6000 series, especially key up and key down voltage.


Stan Williams
VA7NF

Comments

  • Jon_KF2E
    Jon_KF2E Member ✭✭
    edited July 2018
    This would be reasonably easy to put together using an Arduino with a network interface.

    Jon...kf2e
  • KY6LA_Howard
    KY6LA_Howard La Jolla, CA. Paris and Sablet FranceMember ✭✭✭
    edited January 2017
    DDUTIL already gives u a readout of the Voltage and Tempurate of the 6000 series INCLUDING Key Up and Key Down voltage.

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