Jul 20, 2023

The Universal IR Receiver Daemon

UIRD is software to control your PC via a normal remote control. It is designed to interface with the UIRR Universal IR Receiver, which is a piece of hardware that you can easily build yourself.


  • Embedded perl-interpreter for advanced scripting features
  • Learning mode - interactively press a button on your remote and then enter what should happpen every time you push that button
  • Simple configuration-file for specifying what should happen when you push a particular button
  • Network mode sends IR-data encapsulated in UDP-packets over the network to a remote host

Checkout these related ports:
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  • Yagiuda - Used to calculate yagi-uda antenna patterns useful to ham radio
  • Yaac - Platform-independent Java application for the APRS network
  • Xnecview - X11 viewer of NEC2 input and output data
  • Xnec2c - Used to calculate antenna patterns useful to ham radio
  • Xmorse - Fully automatic Morse code teaching machine
  • Xlog - Amateur Radio logging application
  • Xdx - Amateur Radio DX cluster monitor
  • Xdemorse - X/GTK+-3 application for decoding Morse code signals into text
  • Xcwcp - X11 CW Tutor using unixcw
  • Xastir - X Amateur Station Tracking and Information Reporting
  • Wy60 - Curses-based emulator for the Wyse 60 terminal
  • Wwl - Calculates distance (qrb) used in Amateur Radio
  • Wsjtz - Clone of WSJT-X software with additional features
  • Wsjtx - Weak signal ham radio communication package