How to install GQRX on rasperry pi 3b+

Open a console, copy and paste the commands below

sudo apt-get update # read list of updates

sudo apt-get upgrade # update your pi to latest packages

sudo apt install gnuradio libvolk1-bin libusb-1.0-0 gr-iqbal

sudo apt install qt5-default libqt5svg5 libportaudio2

sudo apt-get autoremove # remove what you don’t need

Download and unzip GQRX:


tar -xf gqrx-sdr-2.11.5-linux-rpi3.tar.xz

mv gqrx-sdr-2.11.5-linux-rpi3 gqrx # rename the folder

cd gqrx # enter the folder

sudo cp udev/*.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/ # copy some rules for the dongle to work

Start GQRX : ./gqrx

For a working configuration, download Ao-100.conf here:

unzip and copy it to the hidden directory /home/<username>/.config/gqrx

This config shows your UPLINK-QRG when you tune across the satellite.

If you want to see the actual DOWNLINK Freq, just set LNB LO to 9750,000000 MHz

If you have questions, send a mail to callsign at t-online dot de

73, Martin DM4IM