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RTL-SDR/dump1090 build and install – Raspberry Pi (A Video Companion Article)

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These notes are adapted from a combination of sources and are subject to change. If you find an error, please leave a comment here or on the video so I can adjust as needed. LAST UPDATED 10/11/2021 17:02:40

 

The corresponding YouTube video is located here: RTL-SDR/dump1090 build and install – Raspberry Pi
I’ve also embedded it at the bottom of this article.

 

Setup the Raspberry Pi

 

As I mentioned above and in the video, a clean install just makes it easier and in the long run you have a purpose built system!

 

Install and update the Raspbian OS of your choice (as mentioned I start with the Raspberry Pi OS with Desktop
[https://www.raspberrypi.com/software/operating-systems/].

 

It’s worth noting that git is included with the version noted above, but ensure it’s updated! If for some reason you choose to use an existing RasPi you can install/verify the install by using:

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Ways to support STFUandFish!

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I’m getting asked often enough now, it warrants a post. There’s several ways you can support STFUandFish. Both are located on the homepage in the right hand column.


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