Gqrx Package Description

Gqrx is a software defined radio receiver powered by the GNU Radio SDR framework and the Qt graphical toolkit. Gqrx supports many of the SDR hardware available, including Funcube Dongles, rtl-sdr, HackRF and USRP devices. See supported devices for a complete list. Gqrx is free and hacker friendly software. It comes with source code licensed under the GNU General Public license allowing anyone to fix and modify it for whatever use. Currently it works on Linux and Mac and supports the following devices:. Funcube Dongle Pro and Pro+ RTL2832U-based DVB-T dongles (rtlsdr via USB and TCP) OsmoSDR USRP HackRF Jawbreaker Nuand bladeRF any other device supported by the gr-osmosdr library

The latest stable version of Gqrx is 2.2, it is available for Linux, FreeBSD and Mac and it offers the following features:

  • Discover devices attached to the computer.
  • Process I/Q data from the supported devices.
  • Change frequency, gain and apply various corrections (frequency, I/Q balance).
  • AM, SSB, FM-N and FM-W (mono and stereo) demodulators.
  • Special FM mode for NOAA APT.
  • Variable band pass filter.
  • AGC, squelch and noise blankers.
  • FFT plot and waterfall.
  • Record and playback audio to / from WAV file.
  • Spectrum analyzer mode where all signal processing is disabled.

Source: http://gqrx.dk/
Gqrx Homepage | Kali Gqrx Repo

  • Author: Alexandru Csete
  • License: GPLv3

Tools included in the gqrx package

gqrx – Software defined radio receiver powered by GNU Radio
root@kali:~# gqrx -h
linux; GNU C++ version 4.7.2; Boost_104900; UHD_003.005.003-0-unknown

Gqrx software defined radio receiver v2.1-git-298-g0e78
Command line options:
  -h [ --help ]         This help message
  -r [ --reset ]        Reset default configuration file (not implemented)
  -c [ --conf ] arg     Start with the specified configuration file
  -e [ --edit ]         Edit the configuration before using it (not
                        implemented)

gqrx Usage Example

root@kali:~# gqrx

gqrx

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