Some notes on ShinySDR

ShinySDR is a bit similar to my OpenWebRX project.

I could not find any good screenshots on the internet about ShinySDR, so here is one:

On the picture, I'm just demodulating NFM, and it works well.

If you need an absolute short guide on setting up and running ShinySDR, here it is (for Linux Mint 17):
Note that it creates a ~/.shinysdr_settings in your home directory.

# first install GNU Radio - hope it won't fail
wget && chmod a+x ./build-gnuradio && ./build-gnuradio

# install ShinySDR
git clone
cd shinysdr
sudo apt-get install python-setuptools
sudo python install
python -m shinysdr.main --create ~/.shinysdr_settings
python -m shinysdr.main ~/.shinysdr_settings


Andris, HA7ILM


I got this to install easily on Ubuntu 14.10
Thanks and best 73

Running Twisted-15.3.0/ -q bdist_egg --dist-dir /tmp/easy_install-tkIdPV/Twisted-15.3.0/egg-dist-tmp-pa_G0S
twisted/test/raiser.c:4:20: fatal error: Python.h: file not found
#include "Python.h"
compilation terminated.
error: Setup script exited with error: command 'x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc' failed with exit status 1

I use debian 8.0 x64

Hi Dmitri,

Does this help?

sudo apt-get install python-dev

(Idea from here.)

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