RFSpace SDR-IQ with SpectraVue 3 on WINE Linux

SpectraVue works on Linux via WINE despite the USB connection to the SDR-IQ because siqs-ftdi (a Linux program) connects to the SDR-IQ over USB, and provides the packets on a local network socket.

Install SpectraVue on Linux WINE

  1. Download SpectraVue
  2. Configure WINE

     apt install wine
     winetricks vcrun2010
    
  3. add the line to ~/.bash_aliases

     alias SpectraVue='wine ~/.wine/drive_c/SpectraVue/SpectraVue'
    

Running SDR-IQ via SpectraVue on Linux WINE

This is one of the best ways to use the RFSpace SDR-IQ on Linux.

  1. Open a Terminal and type

     sudo siqs-ftdi
    
  2. Open a second Terminal window and type:

     SpectraVue
    

One-time SDR-IQ Setup on Linux using siqs-ftdi and SpectraVue

  1. Be sure siqs-ftdi is already running after you plugged in your SDR-IQ via USB to your PC
  2. In SpectraVue, click InputDevice > SDR-IQ.
  3. Click SDR-IQ Setup > Interface Selection > Network
  4. click SDR-IQ Setup > Network SDR-IQ Setup > IP Address

     127.0.0.1
    
  5. click Find to select your SDR-IQ

Possible Error messages when running SpectraVue on WINE Linux

err:module:import_dll Library mfc100.dll (which is needed by L”C:\SpectraVue\IOModule.dll”) not found err:module:import_dll Library IOModule.dll (which is needed by L”C:\SpectraVue\SpectraVue.exe”) not found err:module:import_dll Library mfc100.dll (which is needed by L”C:\SpectraVue\SpectraVue.exe”) not found

are resolved by

winetricks vcrun2010

Alternative SDR software for SDR-IQ on Linux

CuteSDR with RFSpace SDR-IQ on Linux