Introduction: SMART INSTALL Rtl_433 Receiver ON WINDOWS WORKSTATION AND VMWARE WITH RTL SDR

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rtl_433 turns your Realtek RTL2832 based DVB dongle into a 433.92MHz generic data receiver quick and easy installation.

Tools used:

  • VMware Workstation Player
  • GNU Radio Live SDR Environment
  • omerbanan/rtl_433

Install Requirements:

Windows system machine with 4gb of ram and dual core processor, hackrf or rtl sdr device.

Step 1: Pre Installation

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Pre Installation:

  • Download GNU Radio Live SDR Environment
    3.7.11Download VMware Workstation Player
  • Install VMware Workstation Player
  • Start VMware Workstation Player
  • Create a new virtual machine , installer disc image file (iso) with GNU Radio Live SDR Environment image
  • Open virtual machine
  • Download rtl_433-master.zip from Link: https://github.com/merbanan/rtl_433
  • Install rtl_433

Step 2: Installation

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installation rtl_433:

Download rtl_433-master.zip from Link: https://github.com/merbanan/rtl_433

Unpack the source code and rename directory in rtl_433

Open terminal to the top level directory rtl_433 and insert command:

cd rtl_433/

autoreconf --install

./configure

make

sudo make install

Step 3: Running

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Running:

Default receive mode, attempt to decode all known devices,open terminal insert:

rtl_433 -G

More option and examples Link:

https://github.com/merbanan/rtl_433

Step 4: Debug Mode

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Debug Mode (Recommended is very interesting) ,open terminal insert:

rtl_433 -G -D

or/and change frequency example:

rtl_433 -f 433.8e6 -D

or/and explore other ISM Band:

rtl_433 -f 315.92e6 -D
rtl_433 -f 433.92e6 -D (Default)

rtl_433 -f 868.92e6 -D (Tested message detected and debuged!)

rtl_433 -f 915.92e6 -D

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