I am trying to run flightaware over wifi which is the only option for me and piaware sd images will not connect on a rasberry pi 3b+ I have 2.4 and 5ghz wifi so not problem there. My piaware config file is
it connects just fine with default rasbian installed but I am trying to run both 978 and 1090 because I am in the us so I have to use the piaware sd image
This file configures the Piaware sdcard image
configuration. Whenever the system boots, this
file is read and its contents are used to
configure the system.
Lines beginning with a ‘#’ are comment lines
and are ignored. Blank lines are also ignored.
All other lines specify configuration settings.
For simplicity, this file only shows the most common options.
For a complete list of options, see
By default, PiAware will use DHCP when connecting to your network.
For other configurations, see the Advanced Configuration page
linked at the top of this file.
Should piaware use the wired ethernet port
for network access?
Should piaware use a wifi adaptor for network access?
If you are using a Pi 3, this will use the built-in wifi.
Otherwise, you will need to attach a supported USB wifi adaptor.
Wifi SSID and password.
This should be changed to match your wireless
network SSID and, for networks that require
a passphrase, the passphrase.
If your SSID or password contains characters other than
numbers and letters, such as the # character or whitespace,
you should enclose the value in quotation marks. For example,
“pass word” or “pass#word”.
To include quotation marks (") in a quoted value, use "
To include a backslash () in a quoted value, use \
wireless-ssid “Stewart Family Wi-fi”
wireless-password redacted but is only numbers and letters
1090MHZ RECEIVER CONFIGURATION
For a complete list of receiver types and their associated settings,
see the Advanced Configuration page linked at the top of this file.
For a receiver type of ‘rtlsdr’, this setting controls the dongle gain.
Use “max” for maximum gain. Other values are interpreted as a gain in dB.
Should automatic system updates (initiated by FlightAware) be allowed?
Should manual system updates (initiated by you from the website control
panel) be allowed?
Should PiAware enable multilateration where possible?
You may need to disable this if multilateration overloads your receiver.
Should PiAware enable reception of Mode A/C messages when requested?
You may need to disable this if processing Mode A/C overloads your receiver.
Additional settings can be added below.