Building a Low-Cost Flight Tracker

Disclaimer: This post has originally been published on my old blog on 20th of May 2016.

What to do with an old Raspberry Pi and a DVB-T stick that are just lying around, not being used at all? Right! You build an ADS-B receiver with it.

This will be a rather lengthy post explaining how to setup a Raspberry Pi from scratch with everything that is necessary to receive ADS-B data and feed it to FlightAware. We are going to cover the following topics:

  • What is ADS-B?
  • Let’s go shopping




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