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SPARC Remote Status Page

Current Remote Settings

Due to the antenna/tower damage, only 40 meters is available until further notice.

You can receive on other bands with the 40 meter antenna but it will not transmit.

    • RemoteHams Status: Powered Off but Available
    • Mode: CW
    • Radio Status:
    • Users:

    • Operator:
    • Frequency: -0.001 Mhz.
    • Band: -1 meters
    • SWR
    • Beam heading: 95
    • Amplifier Mode: Standby

    • Forward Power: 0000 watts
    • Reverse: watts

This page serves as a current status of the SPARC remote station. Members utilizing the system via the software can check here for the latest equipment status or other information concerning the remote. If you are a SPARC club member and want to use the remote, please go to and get the software. Here is a direct link but please also read the Getting Started guide (note you should search for SPARC to find our remote).

If you are a SPARC member and want to be able to connect to the remote, please email to gain receive access and schedule a “check-ride” on the equipment in person at SPARC to gain TX privileges.

Equipment Status

40 meters only.

40m – Sigma Vertical Dipole

Rotor Control through Green Heron Rt21

The antennas are selected automatically withthe Top Ten Devices Band Decoder

Amplifier is online

The remote is available except contest weekends.


Upcoming Projects

  • KPA1500 installation (Complete)



  • The radio used for the remote is an Elecraft K3. This radio has a 1.8Khz SSB filter and a second receiver.
  • The amplifier is an KPA1500 15400 watt amplifier.


  • For 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m and 10m, the antennas is a Tennadyne Log Periodic up 50 feet.
  • 160m  and 80m (Doublet)
  • 40m Force 12 Sigma vertical
  • 6m – Note the Log Periodic seems to work OK with the tuner in the K3

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