Several accessories are supported by the RemoteTx amateur radio remote control system that make operating more like being in front of the real radio. This is done by programming certain devices with keyboard commands. Below is a link to the keyboard command list as well as information about support for a VFO knob and PTT switch control.
SPECIAL KEYBOARD CONTROL COMMANDS
VFO Knob (USB connection)
The programmable USB Multimedia knob below has been tested and can be configured for use as remote control VFO knobs. This works for PC’s and Mac’s as well as newer iPad’s, iPhones and Android devices with an OTG USB adapter.
DETAILS AND SETUP DIRECTIONS (Click)
Larger Knob on Amazon (1-5/8 in. dia.)
Diveted/notched action, good weight.
Knob = 1-5/8 inch diameter.
PTT Adapter (USB DIY project)
A USB PTT adapter can be made that will allow a standard PTT switch to control the transmit and receive state of the radio from the RemoteTx web browser interface.
DETAILS AND BUILD DIRECTIONS (Click)
Also available in RemoteTx shop for $30.
PHOTOS OF PTT ADAPTER (Click)
Bluetooth Flic TX/RX Control
The Flic 2 Smart Button can be programmed to toggle the RemoteTx radio to transmit or receive.
iPad/iPhone USB Adapter
To plug these USB accessories into an iPad or iPhone a lightning port to USB adapter is needed. This 2 port model is available on Amazon, has been tested and works well with newer IOS devices (iPhone 10+, iPad 5th Gen+).
Putting it all together on an iPad
(A similar setup can be done on a Android, PC or Mac.)