rtlsdr-airband - CLI airband receiver using RTL-SDR dongle

Distribution: Mageia 6.0
Repository: Mageia Tainted i586
Package name: rtlsdr-airband
Package version: 2.3.0
Package release: 2.mga6.tainted
Package architecture: i586
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 87.77 KB
Download size: 41.75 KB
Official Mirror: distrib-coffee.ipsl.jussieu.fr
A CLI airband/scanning receiver using an RTL-SDR dongle. Features: Multichannel mode - decode up to eight AM or NFM channels per dongle (within bandwidth frequency range). Scanner mode - decode unlimited number of AM and/or NFM channels with frequency hopping and no frequency range limitations. Decode multiple dongles simultaneously. Auto squelch and Automatic Gain Control. MP3 encoding. Stream to Icecast or SHOUTcast server. Record to local MP3 files (continuously or skipping silence periods). Multiple streaming/recording destinations per channel. Mixing several channels into a single audio stream (both mono and stereo mixing is supported). For quick start guide see /usr/share/doc/rtlsdr-airband/README.Mageia



  • config(rtlsdr-airband) == 2.3.0-2.mga6.tainted
  • rtlsdr-airband == 2.3.0-2.mga6.tainted
  • rtlsdr-airband(x86-32) == 2.3.0-2.mga6.tainted

    Install Howto

    1. Enable Mageia Tainted repository on "Install and Remove Software"
    2. Update packages list:
      # urpmi.update -a
    3. Install rtlsdr-airband rpm package:
      # urpmi rtlsdr-airband


    • /etc/rtl_airband.conf
    • /etc/default/rtl_airband
    • /etc/init.d/rtl_airband
    • /usr/bin/rtl_airband
    • /usr/lib/systemd/system/rtl_airband.service
    • /usr/share/doc/rtlsdr-airband/README.Mageia
    • /usr/share/doc/rtlsdr-airband/basic_multichannel.conf
    • /usr/share/doc/rtlsdr-airband/basic_scanning.conf
    • /usr/share/doc/rtlsdr-airband/mixers.conf
    • /usr/share/doc/rtlsdr-airband/reference.conf
    • /usr/share/doc/rtlsdr-airband/two_dongles_multiple_outputs.conf


    2017-01-23 - barjac <barjac> 2.3.0-2.mga6 + Revision: 1083159 - drop arm builds - minor changes to %description and README.Mageia

    2017-01-23 - barjac <barjac> 2.3.0-1.mga6.tainted + Revision: 1083084 - New package