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GNU/Linux Ham Radio Setups

I'm wondering what / if / how any of you are using GNU/Linux for ham radio. Here's a quick list of pages I found promising:

If any of you are already using GNU/Linux to run ham radio programs, please feel free to edit this page to share your experience, tips, etc. If this page grows enough, we can move it to the How To section.

Update (June 19, 2020) Today on the Rainbow Country Net, someone mentioned HamPi, a Raspberry Pi image that comes preloaded with tons of ham software. Here's the list (copied from their README.docx file:

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General Ham Radio Applications

Antenna Ham Radio Applications

  • antennavis - Antenna Visualization Software
  • gsmc - A GTK Smith Chart Calculator for RF impedance matching
  • nec2c - Translation of the NEC2 FORTRAN source code to the C language
  • xnecview - NEC structure and gain pattern viewer
  • yagiuda - software to analyse performance of Yagi-Uda antennas

Digital Mode Ham Radio Applications

  • WSJT-X - Weak Signal (FT8, FT4, etc.) by W1JT
  • GridTracker - Graphical mapping companion program for WSJT-X or JTDX
  • JTDX - Alternate client for Weak Signal (FT8, FT4, etc.)
  • JS8Call - Messaging built on top of FT8 protocol by KN4CRD
  • JS8CallTools - Get Grid coordinates using GPS
  • (FLDigi is in its own section below.)
  • gnss-sdr - GLONASS satellite system Software Defined Receiver
  • linpsk - amateur radio PSK31/RTTY program via soundcard
  • multimon - multimon - program to decode radio transmissions
  • multimon-ng - digital radio transmission decoder
  • psk31lx - a terminal based ncurses program for psk31
  • twpsk - a psk program

Software Defined Radio

APRS Applications

  • Xastir - APRS GUI client / Digipeater / Igate
  • YAAC - Yet Another APRS Client
  • DireWolf - Software "soundcard" AX.25 packet modem/TNC and APRS encoder/decoder
  • aprsdigi - digipeater for APRS
  • aprx - APRS Digipeater and iGate
  • soundmodem - Sound Card Amateur Packet Radio Modems

FLDigi Application Suite from W1HKJ

  • flrig - Rig Control program which interfaces with fldigi
  • fldigi - Digital Modes Communications
  • flaa - RigExpert Antenna Analyzer Control Program
  • flamp - File transmissions via Amateur Multicast Protocol
  • flarq - ARQ data transfer utility for fldigi
  • flcluster - Telnet client to remote DX Cluster Servers
  • fllog - Logbook application which can use same data file as fldigi
  • flmsg - Editor for ICS 213 Forms
  • flnet - Net Control Assistant for Net Activities (Check-In Application)
  • flpost - NBEMs post office
  • flwrap - File encapsulation and compression for transmission over amateur radio
  • flwkey - Winkeyer (or clone) control program for K1EL Winkeyer series

Logging Applications

  • TrustedQSL - LotW client
  • CQRlog - Ham Radio Logging Application
  • PyQSO - Logging software (written in Python)
  • klog - The Ham Radio Logging program
  • tlf - console based ham radio contest logger
  • tucnak2 - VHF/UHF/SHF Hamradio contest log version 2
  • twlog - basic logging program for ham radio
  • upload_adif_log – Upload only new log entries to LotW, and ClubLog
  • wsjtx_to_n3fjp - Logging adapter to allow WSJT-X to log to N3FJP
  • xlog - GTK+ Logging program for Hamradio Operators

WinLink Applications

  • Pat WinLink - WinLink for Raspberry Pi (and other platforms)
  • ARDOP support for Pat WinLink
  • ARDOP-GUI - Provides graphical representation of ARDOP connections
  • Find ARDOP - Retrieves local ARDOP sources by KM4ACK
  • Pat Menu 2 – Menu for Pat by KM4ACK
  • PMON - a PACTOR® Monitoring Utility for Linux

Morse Code Applications

  • aldo - Morse code training program
  • cw - sound characters as Morse code on the soundcard or console speaker
  • cwcp - Text based Morse tutor program
  • xcwcp - Graphical Morse tutor program
  • cwdaemon - morse daemon for the serial or parallel port
  • ebook2cw - convert ebooks to Morse MP3s/OGGs
  • ebook2cwgui - GUI for ebook2cw
  • morse - training program about morse-code for aspiring radio hams
  • morse2ascii - tool for decoding the morse codes from a PCM WAV file
  • morsegen - convert file to ASCII morse code
  • qrq - High speed Morse telegraphy trainer
  • xdemorse - decode Morse signals to text

blog/2020-05-01/gnu/linux_ham_radio_setups.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/19 20:02 by va7fi