Airspy HF+ 360° Demonstration



June 16th, 2017

Preview 6 supports the Airspy server.

September 12th, 2016

Implemented IF filtering, dynamic range increased by up to 12dB! For more information read the Radio Configuration help text in the console software after starting the Airspy.

Here we have a dynamic range of almost 85dB - just need a stronger signal!

January 13th, 2016

Replaced the three menu entries LNA, VGA, Mixer with a single, unified Gain menu entry.

Data packing enabled by default.

Minimum supported firmware revision is rc6.

Note: Spyverter is powered via the Bias Tee option (power through the SMA antenna connector).

October 12th, 2015

Implemented latest libairspy code

Added Data Packing option which reduces the USB bandwidth.

July 22nd, 2015

Added support for firmware rc6 (release candidate 6).

July 21st, 2015

Found and fixed a programming error which crashed the console on startup if the Airspy was not connected.

July 9th, 2015

Sample Rates

Added extra sample rates, all based on decimation of the maximum sample rate.

With a 10 MHz maximum sample rate from the Airspy the additional rates are:

  • 5 MHz,
  • 1.25 MHz,
  • 625 kHz,
  • 312.5 kHz and
  • 156.25 kHz.

Note: 2.5 MHz is already supported by the Airspy.

June 18th, 2015


Releases and all instructions are here:

Tested with:

  • airspy_fw_v1.0.0-rc3
  • airspy_fw_v1.0.0-rc5


Updated and tested with:Updated Airspy library to 1.0 revision 6

Firmware & Library

As of July 11th, 2015 the firmware and library version information is shown in the logfile, for example:

08:44:34> Airspy
08:44:34>     Airspy library version 1.0 revision 6
08:44:34>     Opening serial number  16C463C8-210C55C7
08:44:34>     Opened serial number   16C463C8-210C55C7
08:44:34>     Firmware version       AirSpy NOS v1.0.0-rc5-0-g648c14f 2015-05-20

Airspy HF+

A comparison between the NetSDR and AirspyHF+ is available here.

Airspy Server

The Airspy Server is supported, more information is available here.