rtl-sdr on Nokia n900 phones

Alexandru Csete oz9aec at gmail.com
Wed Sep 11 15:42:04 UTC 2013

Yes, this link was posted on Reddit today:
He even has gnuradio and gqrx running on the N900.

However, running rtl_sdr on a Beaglebone has been a piece of cake
since the beginning, even though the Beaglebone neither has DSP nor
powerful GPU - just a plain kick-ass FPU.


On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 4:55 PM, Jay Salsburg <jsalsburg at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> If it is true, someone has the rtl-sdr Tuner Sticks working on the n900,
> this code would allow them to operate on the Beagleboard and Beaglebone,
> Single board Computers, 2 very powerful and inexpensive platforms with
> powerful DSPs, GPUs, and extensive Development System.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:osmocom-sdr-bounces at lists.osmocom.org] On Behalf Of Fritz Wuehler
> Sent: Sunday, September 08, 2013 2:37 PM
> To: osmocom-sdr at lists.osmocom.org
> Subject: rtl-sdr on Nokia n900 phones
> I heard someone recently made rtl-sdr work on an n900.  Is it just working
> drivers, or is it actually usable?  I ask, because the processor may not be
> up to the job.
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