04626984 is referenced by 65 patents and cites 48 patents.

A remote computer system for controlling a plurality of irrigation systems, each of which has a local controller for controlling an individual system, includes an intelligent remote unit associated with each local controller, each intelligent remote unit having a computer with a stored program for fully independently operating the local controller and the irrigation system associated therewith. A central base station controller includes its own computer which is linked by a communications link with each of the intelligent remote units, the stored program in the base station computer permitting operator monitor and control of the various parameters being monitored and controlled by the intelligent remote units.

Title
Remote computer control for irrigation systems
Application Number
6/645481
Publication Number
4626984
Application Date
August 29, 1984
Publication Date
December 2, 1986
Inventor
Richard A Tejral
Omaha
NE, US
James A Lamb
Omaha
NE, US
Rudy R Unruh
Omaha
NE, US
Agent
Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease
Assignee
Valmont
NE, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
G06F 15/46
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