Gqrx For Mac

admin 12/14/2021

Installing GQRX on Mac OSX - March 6, 2015 at 2:28 am mode receiver GUI that is similar to the Windows software SDR#. Over on smittix’s blog, the author has created a post showing how to install the latest version of GQRX on OSX.

  • Mac OSX users can have a hard time with the RTL-SDR as there are not many software packages available for it. One software package that is known to work well on OSX is GQRX, which is a general multi mode receiver GUI that is similar to the Windows software SDR#.
  • Gqrx is a software defined radio receiver powered by the GNU Radio SDR framework and the Qt graphical toolkit. It supports many of. It supports many of. Free Open Source Mac Linux.
  • Mac OS X binaries. As always, there is an up to date Gqrx package in Macports shortly after the release. There is now also an app bundle available from GitHub or SourceForge. The bundle was built on Mac OS X El Capitan and contains all required third part libraries, as well as the command line utilities that come with the Airspy, RTL-SDR.
  • Gqrx mac os x free download. Gqrx software defined radio receiver Gqrx is a software defined radio receiver powered by GNU Radio and the Qt GUI toolkit.

Gqrx is an open source software defined radio receiver (SDR) powered by the GNU Radio and the Qt graphical toolkit.


Gqrx supports many of the SDR hardware available, including Airspy, Funcube Dongles, rtl-sdr, HackRF and USRP devices. See supported devices for a complete list.

Gqrx is free software, licensed under the GNU General Public license allowing anyone to fix and modify it for their use. Gqrx offers features like:

  • 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, CW, 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.
  • Record and playback raw baseband data.
  • Spectrum analyzer mode where all signal processing is disabled.
  • Basic remote control through TCP connection.
  • Streaming audio output over UDP.

The latest version of Gqrx is available as source code and binary packages for various platforms. See the download page for details.

Gqrx For Mac

Watch gqrx in action in these YouTube videos, download the latest version and check out the available documentation.

This video explains how the RTL-SDR dongle works. I will show you how to open the RTL-SDR dongle and show you (very detailed) what it inside this particular dongle and the included antenna. This particular RTL-SDR dongle is nameless but has the following chipsets: – The radio tuner: Rafael Micro R820T2 – The demodulator: RealTek RTL2832U The dongle has a female mcx (micro coax) port to connect the antenna. The antenna has a male mcx plug. This video also shows you how to install the SDR program GQRX on a Mac OS X (macOS Sierra) and how to use the GQRX program. Download the GQRX SDR program from: The RTL-SDR dongle can be purchased at: Subscribe

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