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       airspy_rx - probe device and show configuration


       The Airspy is a tiny and efficient software defined radio receiver.

       This application lets the user probe the device and show configuration.




       -r <filename> # Receive data into file.

       -w # Receive data into file with WAV header and automatic name.

       [-s sn] # -s serial_number_64bits]: Open device with specified 64bits serial number

       # This is for SDR# compatibility and may not work with other software.

       [-p  packing]  #  Set  packing  for  samples. 1=enabled(12bits packed), 0=disabled(default
       16bits not packed)

       [-f set_freq_hz] # Set Freq in Hz between [24MHz, 1750MHz].

       [-a sample_rate] # Set sample rate (10 and 2.5 MSPS for older firmware versions.)

       [-t sample_type] # Set sample  type,  0=FLOAT32_IQ,  1=FLOAT32_REAL,  2=INT16_IQ(default),
       3=INT16_REAL, 4=U16_REAL

       [-b biast] # Set Bias Tee, 1=enabled, 0=disabled(default)

       [-v gain] # Set VGA gain, 0-15 (default 0)

       [-m gain] # Set Mixer gain, 0-15 (default 8)

       [-l gain] # Set LNA gain, 0-14 (default 8)

       [-n num_samples] # Number of samples to transfer (default is unlimited).

       -d  # Verbose mode.


       Airspy web page:

       Other airspy programs:

       airspy_info(1),  airspy_si5351c(1), airspy_spiflash(1), airspy_gpio(1), airspy_gpiodir(1),


       This manual page was written by Maitland Bottoms for the Debian project (but may  be  used
       by others).


       Copyright (c) 2014-2015 A. Maitland Bottoms <>

       This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of
       the GNU General Public License as  published  by  the  Free  Software  Foundation,  either
       version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

       This  program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY;
       without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR  PURPOSE.
       See the GNU General Public License for more details.