ADS-B on USB SDR RTL v1.16

ADS-B on USB SDR RTL v1.16
Requirements: Android 3.1 and up
Overview: View ADS-B traffic on your tablet or mobile device with the ADS-B on USB receiver.


View ADS-B traffic on your tablet or mobile device with the ADS-B on USB receiver. Rooting you Android device is NOT required. Overlays aircraft traffic (lat/Lon/Alt) on moving openstreetmap or WAC/SEC/TAC maps. additionally you can use Low Enroute IFR Charts. Now with High Enroute IFR Charts.

Hardware requirements
Uses Generic RTL2832U with Rafael Micro R820T tunner.
Android Tablet with support OTG usb interface and OTG cable

DVB-T dongles based on the Realtek RTL2832U can be used as a cheap SDR, since the chip allows transferring the raw I/Q samples to the host, which is officially used for DAB/DAB+/FM demodulation. more info here

low cost Hardware and cables can be purchased here
RTL SDR Hardware
OTG Cable

The list of the smartphones and tablets that are known have USB OTG working includes:

Acer Iconia Tab A200 & A500
Samsung Galaxy S 2/3/4
Samsung Galaxy Nexus
LG OPtimus G
Google Nexus 7 (
Motorola Droid RAZR
Samsung Galaxy Tab
Archos G9
Notion Ink Adam
Motorola XOOM
Toshiba Excite 10
Sony Tablet S
Sony Xperia
Huawei Ascend D/D1
LG Optimus G
Pantech Vega R3

Samsung Ativ Tab
Samsung Galaxy Note
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1
Asus VivoTab RT
Huawei MediaPad
Huawei MediaPad Lite 7
Sony Tablet
Toshiba Excite 10
TrekStor SurfTab Xiron 7.0 HD ST70408-1

There may be others check the specs of you device

What’s New:
– Add map screen preference choice of 80% or 20% preference
– Added pref screen to turn on debug/stats and turn off CRC checking
– Long press on iconOverlay shows details
– Added support for metric system
– Fix problem with Galaxy S4 and Galaxy note II
– Added to osmdroid 4.1 map engine fixes issue with EU maps
– Enabled location following at startup using location overlay
– Correct problem with out of range Latitude display issue
– Fixed bearing/track bug
– Display of flight track

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