RADARTECH

RTL_SDR Installation




This part explains how to install RTL_SDR software.

Please follow the below steps:

    1.   On Applications Menu, go to Preferences, then to Add/Remove Software.
On Options textbox, type rtl_sdr command and press enter.
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    2.   The RTL_SDR software is found. Mark it and press "Apply"

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    3.   Type the password and press "OK"

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    4.   The installation starts. Once the installation is done, press "OK".

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    5.   Shutdown the Raspberry Pi.

    6.   Insert the receiver into one USB port on Raspberry Pi. Connect the antenna to the receiver.

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    7.   Power on the Raspberry Pi.

    8.   Open a terminal and run command:

rtl-test

If the receiver works, the following output appears:

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    9.   Press Control_C, and then run the command:

rtl-adsb

On terminal will be displayed the received messages from the aircrafts.

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    10.   Press Control_C, and then reboot the Raspberry Pi.





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