Add streaming audio to OP25 RPi scanner

Thanks to Graham Norbury, here is how to set up a Raspberry Pi OP25 scanner to stream audio to an icecast or other streaming server. I have updated my plug-and-play op25-rpi.img image at to include this capability (look for the or later-dated file). 1. Copy the following into a new file /etc/asound.conf on the Raspberry Pi (you’ll need to do this as root): # output device pcm.loopout { type dmix ipc_key 328211 slave.pcm “hw:Loopback,0,0″ } # input device […]

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Update on Update on P25 Scanner


Since my updated post on building a P25 trunking scanner with a Raspberry Pi and an RTL-SDR dongle, I’ve created a copy-and-play image file that gets you up and running in minutes. I’ve put it (along with a couple of other RPi image files) at The filenames are somewhat long, but modestly descriptive so you should be able to figure out which to download. Once you have the file, unzip it and copy to an 8GB SD card. Put […]

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