is there a 64 bit version of this software?
It is not related to 32 or 64 bit. the piaware image is based on a an older version of Debian that does not support the new cpu. I found the link I vaguely remembered when replying in the other thread.
Put the image in an RPI3 or below.
do a sudo apt-get update then an apt-get upgrade and reboot.
You may need to do an apt-get dist-upgrade or sudo rpi-update
check the /boot dir for a 3B+ boot image. Once it is there, the sd card can be used in a 3B+.
I loaded raspbian stretch and did the package installation and rebooted but cannot find the piaware-config.txt to edit. What am I missing?
piaware-config.txt exists only in Piaware SD card image.
Raspbian image, with package install of piaware+dump1090-fa, does not have it. You have to use file
In package install, for editing dump1090-fa related parameters such as
gain , you have to edit file