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Bundle install for dump1090fa

wiedehopf edited this page Oct 2, 2019 · 16 revisions

Includes the following:

Components can be also installed/removed separately using the install/uninstall commands to be found via the above links for the components.


sudo bash -c "$(wget -q -O -"
hash -r

Configuring 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 manually:


sudo nano /etc/default/dump1090-fa

Add lat and lon to the decoder options line like in the following example:

DECODER_OPTIONS="--lat 50.1 --lon 10.0 --max-range 360"

Ctrl-o and enter to save, Ctrl-x to exit

Then restart dump1090-fa to apply the settings:

sudo systemctl restart dump1090-fa

Disable automatic gain optimization

sudo systemctl disable --now dump1090-fa-autogain.timer


sudo bash -c "$(wget -q -O -"

Two different webinterfaces available:



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