Feed Flightradar24 and Flightaware concurrently with Dump1090

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1. Installation

We’ll assume that your OS (Raspbian) is installed and the network is configured.

1.1 Preparation

Update your system and install some software that we’ll need later (to compile) :

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Flightradar24 : Behind the scene – Receiver setup

The technology used by Flightradar24 is based on ADS-B technology.

Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS–B) is a cooperative surveillance technology in which an aircraft determines its position via satellite navigation and periodically adsb-flightradarbroadcasts it, enabling it to be tracked. The information can be received by air traffic control ground stations as a replacement for secondary radar. It can also be received by other aircraft to provide situational awareness and allow self separation.
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