Josh Blum edited this page Sep 8, 2017 · 4 revisions

Soapy SDR plugin for Airspy

The Soapy Airspy project provides a plugin module to use the Airspy device within the SoapySDR API and software that supports SoapySDR.


Pre-built installers for various systems are available through the Pothos SDR environment.


Or install airspy packages on Ubuntu:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:myriadrf/drivers
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install airspy libairspy-dev

Building Soapy Airspy

The CMake build system will locate SoapySDR development files on your system. The plugin module will be built and installed into the SoapySDR modules directories.

git clone
cd SoapyAirspy
mkdir build
cd build
cmake ..
sudo make install

Probing Soapy Airspy

SoapySDRUtil --probe="driver=airspy"
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