A Wi-Fi router with an SDR built-in: An Inexpensive SatNOGS client?

What if it were possible to port the SatNOGS code on this? Inexpensive SatNOGS client?

–Konrad, WA4OSH

The Reddit thread the article mentions says it’s got 8MB of flash for a filesystem, and 64MB of RAM. That’s going to be a pretty tight fit for the whole system… :frowning2: But I wonder if it would be possible to use it to stream from rtl-sdr to a beefier client.

They’re making good progress on this…there’s a Github repo up already with info about what they’ve found. Fun stuff – years ago, I went through something similar trying to get Linux booting on a $24 wifi router. Took me 8 months, but I finally got a shell!

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“The router inside the MagicTV is a TP-Link TL-WR703N, the exact same WiFi router that took the WRT54G’s place as the king of hackable routers a few years ago.”

If it can run OpenWRT, can it run the SatNOGS client? Enough flash? Enough RAM? Enough MIPS?
If it can stream TV, it should be able to work with audio.

–Konrad, WA4OSH