In order to follow this guide, you will need:

  • A Linux operating system
  • RTL-SDR USB dongle
  • LNA
  • patch antenna
  • Internet connection
  • Basic familiarity with the Linux command line shell

The RTL-SDR radio dongle, LNA, and antenna, can be purchased through Outernet either individually or as a kit.


The author of this guide uses Arch Linux, in case you are wondering.