RFSpace SDR-IQ with SpectraVue 3 on WINE Linux

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

Install

  1. Download SpectraVue
  2. Configure WINE
    apt install wine
    winetricks vcrun2010
    
  3. add to ~/.bash_aliases
    alias SpectraVue='wine ~/.wine/drive_c/SpectraVue/SpectraVue'
    

Setup siqs-ftdi with SDR-IQ

  1. Be sure siqs-ftdi is running and SDR-IQ is plugged into your PC via USB.
  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 and select your SDR-IQ

SDR-IQ & SpectraVue on Linux

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

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

Notes

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

is fixed by

winetricks vcrun2010

Alternative

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