Ham Radio Packages

Ham Radio Packages

To install Raspbian software on a Raspberry Pi

Packages are installed using LXterminal. First get an updated package list by entering the following command in to LXterminal if this has not been done today sudo apt-get update
Then install your chosen package with the command sudo apt-get install package name Find out more with the Guide to installing software with the apt-get command

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Let other users know how well packages work on the Raspberry Pi.
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  • A

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  • acfax

    981011-17 Receive faxes using your radio and sound card
  • aldo

    0.7.7-1 100 1 , Morse code training program
  • antennavis

    0.3.1-3 antenna radiation pattern visualization software www
  • aprsd

    1:2.2.5-13-5.2 Internet Gateway for the Automatic Position Reporting System www
  • aprsdigi

    3.5.1-1 digipeater for APRS www
  • ax25-apps

    0.0.8-rc2+cvs20130510-4 AX.25 ham radio applications
  • ax25-node

    0.3.2-7.4 Amateur Packet Radio Node program
  • ax25-tools

    0.0.10-rc2+cvs20120204-4 tools for AX.25 interface configuration
  • ax25-xtools

    0.0.10-rc2+cvs20120204-4 tools for AX.25 interface configuration -- X11-based
  • ax25mail-utils

    0.11-7 hamradio utilities for fbb www
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  • baycomusb

    0.10-12.2 Drivers for the HB9JNX packet radio usb modem
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  • C

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  • chirp

    0.4.0-1+b1 111 3 , Configuration tool for amateur radios www
  • colrconv

    0.99.3-4 Convers client with curses color support
  • cqrlog

    1.8.2-1.1 Advanced logging program for hamradio operators www
  • cutesdr

    1.13.42-2 simple demodulation and spectrum display program www
  • cw

    3.3.1-2 Morse code tutor - command line user interface www
  • cwcp

    3.3.1-2 100 , Morse code tutor - text user interface www
  • cwdaemon

    0.10.1-1 morse daemon for the parallel or serial port www
  • cwirc

    2.0.0-7+b1 X-Chat morse plugin www
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  • d-rats

    0.3.3-3 1 Communications tool for D-STAR amateur radio www
  • direwolf

    1.0-2 Soundcard TNC for APRS www
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  • ebook2cw

    0.8.2-1 convert ebooks to Morse MP3s/OGGs www
  • ebook2cwgui

    0.1.2-2 GUI for ebook2cw www
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  • fbb

    7.05f-2 Packet radio mailbox and utilities www
  • fccexam

    1.0.5-1 Study tool for USA FCC commercial radio license exams.
  • fldigi

    3.22.01-1 120 2 , digital modem program for hamradio operators www
  • flmsg

    2.0.5-1 amateur radio forms management editor www
  • flrig

    1.3.17-1 ham radio transceiver control program www
  • flwrap

    1.3.4-2.1 amateur radio file encapsulation/compression utility www
  • freedv Software Defined Radio (SDR) www
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  • gcb

    1:1.07-3 Utility to calculate long and short path to a location
  • glfer

    0.4.2-2 program for reception and transmission of QRSS/DFCW signals www
  • gmfsk

    0.6+0.7pre1-2.3 MFSK, RTTY and other digital mode terminal for HF/amateur radio
  • gnuais

    0.3.2-1 AIS receiver which uses the discriminator output of VHF receivers www
  • gnuaisgui

    0.3.2-1 OpenStreetMap GUI for gnuais www
  • gpredict

    1.3-2 202 , Satellite tracking program
  • gpsk31

    0.5-6 GTK-based psk31 www
  • gqrx-sdr

    2.3.1-2 Software defined radio receiver www
  • grig

    0.8.0-1.1 100 1 , graphical user interface to the Ham Radio Control Libraries www
  • gsmc

    1.1-1.3 Smith Chart calculator for impedance matching www
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  • hamexam

    1.3.0-1 Study tool for USA FCC amateur radio (ham) exams.
  • hamfax

    0.8.1-1 010 1 , Receive/send radio facsimile transmissions with Soundcard/PTC-II www
  • hamradiomenus

    1.2+nmu1 hamradio menus for GNOME and KDE
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  • icom

    20120228-1 Software control for ICOM radios with CI-V interface
  • icomlib-bin

    1.0.1-8.1 Icom PCR-1000 command line control
  • icomlib1-dev

    1.0.1-8.1 Icom PCR-1000 development kit
  • icomlib1

    1.0.1-8.1 Icom PCR-1000 control shared libraries
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  • klog

    0.6.2-1+b1 KDE ham radio logging program www
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  • L

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  • libfap5

    1.3-1 APRS Parser www
  • libhamlib-utils Utilities to support the hamlib radio control library www
  • linamc

    2.0rc5-2 Qt based AX-25 Mail Client
  • linpsk

    1.1-1.1 001 1 , program for operating PSK31/RTTY modes with X GUI www
  • lysdr

    1.0~git20141012+dfsg1-1 Simple software-defined radio www
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  • morse2ascii

    0.2+dfsg-1 tool for decoding the morse codes from a PCM WAV file www
  • morse

    2.4-2 training program about morse-code for aspiring radio hams www
  • multimon

    1.0-7 Linux Radio Transmission Decoder
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  • nec2c

    0.8-3 translation of the NEC2 FORTRAN source code to the C language
  • nec

    2-16 NEC2 Antenna Modelling System
  • node

    0.3.2-7.4 Amateur Packet Radio Node program (transitional package)
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  • owx

    0~20110415-3.1 utility to program Wouxun dual-band handheld radios www
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  • P

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  • p10cfgd

    1.0-14 Remote configuration daemon for Gracilis Packeten
  • phaseshift

    0.40-13.3 PSK31 terminal for X11
  • predict-gsat

    2.2.3-4 Graphical Satellite Tracking Client Program
  • predict

    2.2.3-4 Satellite Tracking Program with Optional Voice Output
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  • qpcr1k

    1.0.1-8.1 Icom PCR-1000 GUI control
  • qrq

    0.3.1-1 high speed morse trainer, similar to DL4MM's Rufz www
  • qsstv

    8.2.7-2 Qt-based slow-scan TV and fax www
  • quisk

    3.6.18-2 1 Software Defined Radio (SDR) www
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  • soundmodem

    0.18-1 100 , Sound Card Amateur Packet Radio Modems www
  • splat

    1.4.0-2+b2 analyze point-to-point terrestrial RF communication links www
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  • tk2

    1.1-9.2 Tk GUI for the ICOM IC-R2 receiver
  • tk5

    0.6-6.2 Experimental Software for the ICOM IC-R5 Receiver
  • tlf

    1.1.5-1 console based ham radio contest logger www
  • trustedqsl

    2.0.3-2 QSL log signing for the Logbook of the World (LoTW) www
  • tucnak2

    2.48-2.2 VHF/UHF/SHF Hamradio contest log version 2
  • twclock

    3.3-2 World clock for ham radio operators www
  • twpsk

    4.1-1 Soundcard-based X program for operating PSK31 www
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  • wsjt

    9.7.r3639+dfsg-1 1 weak-signal amateur radio communications www
  • wsjtx

    1.1.r3496-3 weak-signal amateur radio communications www
  • wwl

    1.3+db-1.1 Calculates distance and azimuth between two Maidenhead locators
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  • xastir

    2.0.4-2 400 , X Amateur Station Tracking and Information Reporting www
  • xcwcp

    3.3.1-2 Morse code tutor - graphical user interface www
  • xdemorse

    2.7-1 decode Morse signals to text www
  • xdx

    2.4.3-1 DX-cluster tcp/ip client for amateur radio www
  • xlog-data

    2.0.12-1 data for xlog, a GTK+ Logging program for Hamradio Operators www
  • xlog

    2.0.12-1 100 , GTK+ Logging program for Hamradio Operators www
  • xnec2c

    1:3.0-1 calculate and display radio antenna properties www
  • xnecview

    1.35-7.1 NEC structure and gain pattern viewer
  • xsmc-calc

    1.0.0-6.1 Smith Chart calculator for X www
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  • Y

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  • yagiuda

    1.19-8 software to analyse performance of Yagi-Uda antennas www
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  • Z

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  • z8530-utils2

    3.0-1-7 Utilities for Z8530 based HDLC cards for AX.25
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  • Comment Link Greame Sunday, 29 March 2015 11:56 posted by Greame

    Hi Alister, Thanks for your comment.
    I have an article about direwolf in the software communication section with a link to it's website.

    This page is a list of Raspbian repository software packages that can be installed with the apt-get command. Unfortunately DireWolf is not available as a package so it doesn’t appear in the list.

  • Comment Link Alister Saturday, 28 March 2015 14:52 posted by Alister


    You might consider adding direwolf to the list. I have been using it very succesfully for APRS from some time now.

    It can act as a digipeater and/or as an igate.

  • Comment Link Ale Monday, 23 February 2015 12:34 posted by Ale

    Anybody has already tested the functionality of the GPIO4 line with the new Raspberry 2, please?

  • Comment Link Greame Saturday, 14 June 2014 11:49 posted by Greame

    Hi Hugh

    Ratings can be added for any package by clicking on any Rate It link which takes you to a submission form.

    Thank you for your rating of GRIG, which has been added to the list.

  • Comment Link Hugh Wardlaw Friday, 13 June 2014 22:46 posted by Hugh Wardlaw

    I wish that I could rate GRIG. It is pretty good. I would rate it Like. It is no HamRadio Deluxe, but it is a good start.

  • Comment Link Slimy MC Slime Tuesday, 01 October 2013 09:09 posted by Slimy MC Slime


    Oh YES - in the command line:
    1) sudo apt-get update
    2) sudo apt-get install [package name]
    eg: sudo apt-get install soundmodem

    Slimy Mc Slime

  • Comment Link Greame Saturday, 27 July 2013 13:26 posted by Greame

    Yes. In raspbian on a Raspberry Pi connected to the internet, load LXterminal and enter the command
    sudo apt-get install (package name)

    At the top of this page is a paragraph on how to do this plus a link to a full guide on how to install software packages.

  • Comment Link KB5ITJ Thursday, 25 July 2013 23:58 posted by KB5ITJ

    Are any of these packages downloadable?


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