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sdrsharp-bladerf

bladeRF driver for SDR#

Installation

Windows

Precompiled binaries

  1. Download the official precompiled SDR# plugin binaries
  2. Unzip to SDR# directory
  3. Launch SDR#

Compiling from source

  1. Copy the Release\SDRSharp.BladeRF.dll into SDR# installation directory

  2. If required, copy all DLL files from LibBladeRF subdirectory to SDR# installation directory

  3. Add the following line in the frontendPlugins sections of FrontEnds.xml file:

    <add key="BladeRF" value="SDRSharp.BladeRF.BladeRFIO,SDRSharp.BladeRF" />

  4. Launch SDR# and cross fingers :)

Be aware that any update of SDR# will require you to follow again steps 2 to 4!

Linux

To use SDR# on Linux, you need to first install a version of Mono that supports .Net framework 4.6.

At the moment, the setup has been tested using Mono 4.4.0.40 and is working.

  1. Copy the Release/SDRSharp.BladeRF.dll into SDR# installation directory

  2. Symlink required libraries in the SDR# installation directory:

    $ ln -s /usr/lib/libportaudio.so.2 libportaudio.so
    $ ln -s /usr/local/lib/libbladeRF.so .
  3. Add the following line in the frontendPlugins sections of FrontEnds.xml file:

    <add key="BladeRF" value="SDRSharp.BladeRF.BladeRFIO,SDRSharp.BladeRF" />

  4. Launch SDR# and cross fingers :)

Be aware that any update of SDR# will require you to follow again steps 2 to 4!

Troubleshooting

If your samples look "weird" under SDR#, be sure to use a compatible libusb-1.0.dll. Specially when frequently upgrading SDR#, it will re-install the RTL-SDR driver which embedds a pretty old version of this DLL (v.1.0.14). The version provided under LibBladeRF directory of this repository (currently v1.0.19) is known to work correcly with both RTL-SDR dongles and BladeRF. So it is safe (and recommended) to replace it.

If this does not solve your issue, feel free to report a bug here. I will try to fix it as soon as possible. Same goes for new features.

Compilation

If you need/want to compile this DLL, you need to copy the following two DLL files from SDR# installation directory to Release and/or Debug directories:

  1. SDRSharp.Radio.dll
  2. SDRSharp.Common.dll

Compiling under Linux is also possible using Mono 4.4.0.40+ (even if a warning is issued to tell that building with framework 4.6 is not supported.

Be aware that Mono xbuild uses different pathes for compilation so you will need to copy the 2 aforementioned DLL files in the building directory expected by Mono xbuild for the compilation to succeed.

Bugs? Ideas?

Please report them using the bugtracker on the Github project!

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