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Automatic installation for dump1090 fa

Matthias Wirth edited this page Aug 10, 2019 · 8 revisions
  • automatically reconfigures fr24feed (if installed)
  • fixes read-only problem with pi24 image
  • installs dump1090-fa
  • makes it possible to change gain without editing a file
  • configure location easily

Installation

Paste or enter the following command:

sudo bash -c "$(wget -q -O - https://raw.githubusercontent.com/wiedehopf/adsb-scripts/master/install-dump1090-fa.sh)"
hash -r

Change gain with provided helper:

Command:

sudo dump1090-fa-gain 42.1

Available gain settings:

0.0 0.9 1.4 2.7 3.7 7.7 8.7 12.5 14.4 15.7 16.6 19.7 20.7 22.9 25.4
28.0 29.7 32.8 33.8 36.4 37.2 38.6 40.2 42.1 43.4 43.9 44.5 48.0 49.6 -10

(-10 is a special setting which in practice equals a gain of around 55)


Configure dump1090-fa location

Use this command specifying latitude, then longitude:

dump1090-fa-set-location 50.12344 10.23429

Note: If you have your location configured on flightaware, that location takes precedence!

Or do it manually as described here: https://github.com/wiedehopf/adsb-scripts/wiki/Installing-dump1090-fa#4-configuring-dump1090-fa-location

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