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Installation and Setup

Install hardware support, update firmware, and configure hardware connection

Before you can start using the Communications Toolbox™ Support Package for RTL-SDR Radio, you must:

  1. Install this support package by following the instructions in Install Support Package for RTL-SDR Radio.

  2. Establish communication between the host computer and RTL-SDR radio. See RTL-SDR Support Package Hardware Setup.


sdrinfoRTL-SDR radio information
sdrsetupSet up MATLAB to interact with RTL-SDR radios


Install Support Package for RTL-SDR Radio

How to install the Communications Toolbox Support Package for RTL-SDR Radio.

RTL-SDR Support Package Hardware Setup

Setting up your RTL-SDR Radio hardware.

Configure Multiple RTL-SDR Radios

How to configure multiple radios.

Uninstall Support Packages

How to uninstall the Support Package for RTL-SDR Radio.


Find, run, and install add-ons, including optional features, apps, toolboxes, and support packages


Common Problems and Fixes

Resolve issues encountered while installing or using the features of the support package.