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Short Description
Software defined radio in a docker container
Full Description

Docker SDR Toolbox

Docker container for SDR toys

The SDR dongle is typically a USB device. Run the container in priviledged mode to access the host's USB device.


  • A SDR USB Dongle, with antenna
  • Docker and optionally fig installed on your Linux box
  • This docker image

Getting started

Fetch the image from dockerhub

$ docker pull sthysel/ads-sdr

Or clone this repo and build it locally:

$ docker build -t sdr .

Run examples

To see if your dongle works

$ docker run --privileged sdr

Fire up rtl_tcp

$ docker run --privileged sdr
$ docker run --privileged sdr rtl_tcp

Fire up dump1090

$ docker run -d --privileged -v /dev/bus/usb:/dev/bus/usb --name ads 

Other things

$ docker run --privileged -P sdr ads
$ docker run -d --privileged -v /dev/bus/usb:/dev/bus/usb --name ads sthysel/ads-sdr

Using fig

$ fig up
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