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-This guide is written using a Raspberry Pi with RTLSDR dongle using the R820T tuner. Any Unix like system should work if you've got access to the rtl_fm tool.+This guide is written using a Raspberry Pi Model 1b with RTLSDR dongle using the R820T tuner. Any Unix like system should work if you've got access to the rtl_fm tool.
  
 This guide contains steps for both [[https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/images/raspbian-2015-05-07/2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy.zip|Raspbian Wheezy (5/5/2015)]] and [[https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian_lite/images/raspbian_lite-2016-02-29/2016-02-26-raspbian-jessie-lite.zip|Raspbian Jessie Lite (26/02/2016)]]. This guide contains steps for both [[https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian/images/raspbian-2015-05-07/2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy.zip|Raspbian Wheezy (5/5/2015)]] and [[https://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian_lite/images/raspbian_lite-2016-02-29/2016-02-26-raspbian-jessie-lite.zip|Raspbian Jessie Lite (26/02/2016)]].
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 ===== First Steps ===== ===== First Steps =====
 If using a Raspbian image you'll want to install it onto the SD card with a suitable disk imager, boot the Pi and expand the filesysyem. You'll likely want to install the relevant updates, change hostname and change the password for the pi user. If using a Raspbian image you'll want to install it onto the SD card with a suitable disk imager, boot the Pi and expand the filesysyem. You'll likely want to install the relevant updates, change hostname and change the password for the pi user.
 +
 +On Raspbian Jessie Lite you'll need to install git.
 +<code>
 +sudo apt-get install git
 +</code>
  
 ===== Getting the RTL Tools ===== ===== Getting the RTL Tools =====
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 On Jessie images there is a package with the required tools. On Jessie images there is a package with the required tools.
 +
 +<code>
 +sudo apt-get install rtl-sdr
 +</code>
 +
 +It should now be safe to plug in the dongle (if it was plugged in previously you may need to reboot to clear out the dvb drivers)
  
 ==== Wheezy image ==== ==== Wheezy image ====
  
-You will need to compile the rtlsdr tools manually as they're not packaged.+You will need to compile the rtl-sdr tools manually as they're not packaged.
  
 Install required build tools. Install required build tools.
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 git clone https://github.com/UKHASnet/UKHASnet-decoder.git git clone https://github.com/UKHASnet/UKHASnet-decoder.git
 </code> </code>
-NB: this will probably get copied into the UKHasNET organisation and and updated collected into one. 
  
 Compile Compile
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   * See if we can provide an RSSI value   * See if we can provide an RSSI value
   * Integrate some of the forked versions changes   * Integrate some of the forked versions changes
-  *  +  * install target
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