Install WSJT-X and fldigi on Raspberry pi

Install WSJT-X and fldigi on Raspberry pi

Nowadays, digital communication is popular in amateur radio. JT65 and FT8 are capable of DX communication with weak signals.In the era of urbanization, the space for installing antennas is gradually diminishing. So we seem to prefer communications that can be transmitted away with weak signals.

Install WSJT-X and fldigi on Raspberry pi

Install wsjtx, the most representative software for weak signal digital communication, in Raspberry Pi.

The basic setting for Raspberry Pie is ‘Raspberry pi 3 Setup (basic)’ on this blog.
http://www.hamskey.com/2017/12/raspberry-pi-3-setup-basic.html

If the installation order changes, it may not work normally or you see the many erros because wsjtx uses other libraries.

0.Turn on Raspberry PI

1. apt-get update
Click Terminal Icon on taskbar
type ‘sudo apt-get update’ [enter]

2.Click Raspberry pi Icon on taskbar -> Preferences -> Click Add/Remove Software

3.type ‘fldigi’ enter on left top edit box

4. Check all items

Install WSJT-X and fldigi on Raspberry pi

5.Press [OK] Button

Install WSJT-X and fldigi on Raspberry pi

6.wait moment, then type password for user pi
default password of pi is ‘raspberry’

7.wait for install complete (2~5 minute)
Install WSJT-X and fldigi on Raspberry pi

8.When all the installation is finished, the Add/Remove Software window is closed.
You can see the installed amateur radio related software like blow image

click Raspberry pi icon on taskbar -> Hamradio

9.apt-key update
type ‘sudo apt-key adv –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys 862549F9’ inter terminal

type ‘sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list’
add 1 line
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ki7mt/wsjtx-next/ubuntu trusty main

9.1 apt-get update
Click Terminal Icon on taskbar
type ‘sudo apt-get update’ [enter]

10.Install wsjtx
Click Raspberry pi icon on taskbar -> Preferences -> click Add/Remove Software

type ‘wsjtx’ [Enter]

11.Check item  (Version check -> 1.8.0)

12.Click OK Button, and type password for pi -> click ok button
pi ha default password as ‘raspberry’

13.complete install wsjtx, you can see the wsjtx icon

14.Run wsjtx
perhap you will see Error dialog boxs. – no problem
Click to OK Buttons

15.Clieck Settings menu (File -> Settings)

16.input your Callsign and Grid

If you do not know your grid, see below link.

https://www.qrz.com/gridmapper

(qrz.com)

17.Set Audio

Depending on your audio settings, it may look different from the screen below.

In my case, I used an external USB ($1 in aliexpress) card and it worked when I set it like above.

18.All installations are complete.
WSJT-X restart and enoy

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