Flighttracker

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Project Flighttracker
Revplane tracker
Status In progress
Contact
Last Update 2017-06-04

RevFlight tracker

With a simple RTl-SDR it's possible to receive flight "beacons" which a commercial aircraft emits. There is software which in combination with an DVB-t receiver can show the planes flying in the area.

Setup

1. Connect your DVB-T receiver 2. git clone git@github.com:MalcolmRobb/dump1090.git 3. Run `make` (note that you need to have rtl-sdr installed)

    • Note:** On Arch use the dump1090-git package from the AUR

Running

1. Run ./dump1090 --interactive --net 2. Open http://localhost:8080/ in your browser to see an interactive google map