Installing WSJT-X on Raspberry Pi

WSJT-X is the popular software for datamodes such as JT65, FT8, WSPR

Installation on a Raspberry Pi  is straight forward as it is held in the Raspberry Pi repository, but note it will may only run properly on a Raspberry Pi 3 due to need for memory and processor speed for some modes. Also note that the repository only holds stable released versions and not release candidates, installation of those is not covered here.

Open the add / remove software under preferences

AddRemoveSoftware Menu

Then search for WSJT-X in the top left of window

WSJT-X on Pi

Simply check the box (unchecked will remove software) and then click Apply, OK

Enter your password if prompted and the software will install.

The software installed under the Sound & Video menu on my Pi

Also note that by default NTP is enabled on a Pi so time-sync should be okay.

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