VK4MWL - RemoteHF Installation

  1. Install and Configure Wireguard
  2. wfview
  3. Notes
  4. Troble Shooting the Wireguard Connection
  5. References
  6. Power Switching


Install and Configure Wireguard

Follow the instruction here https://www.wireguard.com/install/ to install W https://www.wireguard.com/quickstart/


The prefered method is to use the wg-quick utility.
Each user of the RemoteHF require an individully prepared WireGuard configuration file that contains public and private keys.
For example, copy VK4PK.conf supplied by the Brisbane Amateur Radio Club to /etc/wireguard/vk4ba.conf and run the wg-quick utility.

The result is this interface is created:





  1. Eratic Rotator Readings
    Symptom: The TX RF can affects the sensing of the rotator direction and returns to normal when TX ceases. I noted it is a big jump on first TX then less and less each successive TX done soon after. Wait a while and it's a big jump again like a coil is charging up. The solution is to add RF filtering to the cable between the RemoteHF board aabd the Rotator.


Troble Shooting the Wireguard Connection

When connected with WireGuard ping
nslookup hf.barcvk4ba.com.au should resolve to

WireGuard VPN - Troubleshooting:





Power Switching

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