Debian Hamradio Project
Summary
The Debian Hamradio Pure Blend contains 88 packages which are grouped by metapackages. Each metapackage will cause the installation of packages for a specific topic. The following table lists the metapackages of Debian Hamradio

Tasks page

This is a list of the Tasks Debian Hamradio is made of:

Table of contents

Antennas - Debian Hamradio Antenna Packages

This metapackage will install packages useful when working with antennas in Debian.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Antennavis
antenna radiation pattern visualization software
Gsmc
Smith Chart calculator for impedance matching
Linsmith
tool to generate Smith Charts
Nec2c
Translation of the NEC2 FORTRAN source code to the C language
Splat
analyze point-to-point terrestrial RF communication links
Xnec2c
calculate and display radio antenna properties
Yagiuda
software to analyse performance of Yagi-Uda antennas

Data modes - Debian Hamradio Data Modes Packages

This metapackage will install packages useful for using data modes, such as RTTY and SSTV, including weak signal modes, such as JT65, with Debian.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Acfax
Receive faxes using your radio and sound card
Comptext
Gui based tool to compare two text streams
Comptty
GUI based tool to compare two RTTY streams
Flamp
ham radio Amateur Multicast Protocol application
Fldigi
digital modem program for hamradio operators
Flmsg
amateur radio forms management editor
Flwrap
amateur radio file encapsulation/compression utility
Hamfax
Receive/send radio facsimile transmissions with Soundcard/PTC-II
Linpsk
program for operating PSK31/RTTY modes with X GUI
Psk31lx
PSK31 terminal application with text-based user interface
Qsstv
Qt-based slow-scan TV and fax
Twpsk
Soundcard-based X program for operating PSK31
Wsjt
weak-signal amateur radio communications
Wsjtx
Weak-signal amateur radio communications

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

Kvasd-installer
Utility to Install, Remove and Test KVASD Decoder
Linsim
amateur radio digital mode evaluation tool
Wspr
Weak Signal Propagation Reporter Digital Ham Radio Application

Digital voice - Debian Hamradio Digital Voice Packages

This metapackage will install packages useful when using digital voice modes on RF and for Internet linking.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

D-rats
Communications tool for D-STAR amateur radio
Freedv
Software Defined Radio (SDR)

Logging - Debian Hamradio Logging Packages

This metapackage will install packages useful for logging (including for contests) with Debian.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Cqrlog
Advanced logging program for hamradio operators
Klog
Multiplatform ham radio logging program
Pyqso
logging tool for amateur radio operators
Tlf
console based ham radio contest logger
Trustedqsl
QSL log signing for the Logbook of the World (LoTW)
Tucnak
VHF/UHF/SHF Hamradio contest logging program
Xlog
GTK+ Logging program for Hamradio Operators

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

Fllog
amateur radio logbook server

Morse - Debian Hamradio Morse/CW Packages

This metapackage will install packages useful for CW operation and for learning morse with Debian.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Aldo
Morse code training program
Cw
Morse code tutor - command line user interface
Cwcp
Morse code tutor - text user interface
Cwdaemon
morse daemon for the parallel or serial port
Ebook2cw
convert ebooks to Morse MP3s/OGGs
Morse
training program about morse-code for aspiring radio hams
Morse2ascii
tool for decoding the morse codes from a PCM WAV file
Qrq
high speed morse trainer, similar to DL4MM's Rufz
Xcwcp
Morse code tutor - graphical user interface

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

Flwkey
interface to Winkeyer v1 & v2 CW code generators

Non-amateur modes - Debian Hamradio Non-Amateur Modes Packages

This metapackage will install packages useful for listening to non-amateur modes such as AIS and ADS-B.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Gnss-sdr
Global navigation satellite systems software defined receiver
Gnuais
AIS receiver which uses the discriminator output of VHF receivers
Gnuaisgui
OpenStreetMap GUI for gnuais

Packet modes - Debian Hamradio Packet Mode Packages

This metapackage will install packages useful when using AX.25, including IPv4 over AX.25 and APRS, with Debian.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Aprsdigi
digipeater for APRS
Aprx
APRS Digipeater and iGate
Ax25-apps
AX.25 ham radio applications
Ax25-tools
tools for AX.25 interface configuration
Ax25-xtools
tools for AX.25 interface configuration -- X11-based
Ax25mail-utils
hamradio packet utilities for fbb
Direwolf
Soundcard TNC for APRS
Fbb
Packet radio mailbox and utilities
Multimon
Linux Radio Transmission Decoder
Soundmodem
Sound Card Amateur Packet Radio Modems
Uronode
Node front end for AX.25, NET/ROM, Rose and TCP
Xastir
X Amateur Station Tracking and Information Reporting

Official Debian packages with lower relevance

Ampr-ripd
Routing daemon for AMPRnet gateway announcements
Baycomepp
Drivers for the HB9JNX packet radio epp modem
Baycomusb
Drivers for the HB9JNX packet radio usb modem
Z8530-utils2
Utilities for Z8530 based HDLC cards for AX.25

Rig control - Debian Hamradio Rig Control Packages

This metapackage will install packages with useful for rig control and programming.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Chirp
Configuration tool for amateur radios
Flrig
ham radio transceiver control program
Grig
graphical user interface to the Ham Radio Control Libraries
Icom
Software control for ICOM radios with CI-V interface
Libhamlib-utils
Utilities to support the hamlib radio control library
Owx
utility to program Wouxun dual-band handheld radios
Tk2
Tk GUI for the ICOM IC-R2 receiver
Tk5
Experimental Software for the ICOM IC-R5 Receiver

Satellite operation - Debian Hamradio Satellite Operation Packages

This metapackage will install packages useful for amateur satellite operation.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Gpredict
Satellite tracking program
Predict
Satellite Tracking Program with Optional Voice Output
Predict-gsat
Graphical Satellite Tracking Client Program

Software defined radio - Debian Hamradio Software Defined Radio Packages

This metapackage will install packages useful when using Software-Defined Radio with Debian.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Airspy
Tiny and efficient software defined radio receiver - utilities
Bladerf
Nuand bladeRF software-defined radio device (tools)
Cubicsdr
Software Defined Radio receiver
Cutesdr
simple demodulation and spectrum display program
Gnss-sdr
Global navigation satellite systems software defined receiver
Gnuradio
GNU Radio Software Radio Toolkit
Gqrx-sdr
Software defined radio receiver
Hackrf
Software defined radio peripheral - utilities
Inspectrum
tool for visualising captured radio signals
Lysdr
Simple software-defined radio
Osmo-sdr
Software defined radio support for OsmoSDR hardware (tools)
Quisk
Software Defined Radio (SDR)
Rtl-sdr
Software defined radio receiver for Realtek RTL2832U (tools)
Sdrangelove
Osmocom Software Defined Radio

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

Dream
DRM (Digital Radio Mondiale) and AM Software Defined Radio

Tools - Debian Hamradio Tools Packages

This metapackage will install packages with useful hamradio-related tools.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Pydxcluster
HAM Dx Cluster for Linux users
Splat
analyze point-to-point terrestrial RF communication links
Twclock
World clock for ham radio operators
Wwl
Calculates distance and azimuth between two Maidenhead locators
Xdx
DX-cluster tcp/ip client for amateur radio

Packaging has started and developers might try the packaging code in VCS

Flnet
amateur radio net control station managing tool

Training - Debian Hamradio Training Packages

This metapackage will install packages useful when training for hamradio exams with Debian.

Official Debian packages with high relevance

Aldo
Morse code training program
Cw
Morse code tutor - command line user interface
Cwcp
Morse code tutor - text user interface
Fccexam
Study tool for USA FCC commercial radio license exams.
Hamexam
Study tool for USA FCC amateur radio (ham) exams.
Morse
training program about morse-code for aspiring radio hams
Xcwcp
Morse code tutor - graphical user interface