Welcome to the Wiki of Radarcape and Mode-S Beast
The Radarcape and the Mode-S Beast are the most powerful Mode-S and Mode-A/C receivers and decoders on the spotters market.
While the Mode-S Beast is designed to be used as USB device and requires external decoding software, the Radarcape with its embedded Linux plattform adds own decoding and network connectivity.
This page provides technical support and information about the Radarcape and the Mode-S Beast.
|The Radarcape is a standalone device and includes the features of the Mode-S Beast plus many other features:
Remember, that all features above are available at the same time and in parallel.
The Radarcape connects to your PC via network, as such it is ideal also for remote locations.
|The Air!Squitter is a follow-up of the Radarcape with an additional optional built in SDR based Flarm receiver. It is a nice desktop unit and offers WiFi as Client and Access point. In oder to make installation easier, it is designed for our common ADS-B/GPS antenna, so you only need one antenna cable and no separate GPS antenna.
||The Mode-S Beast is a simple USB device, like a USB mouse,|
and includes a receiver and frame decoder. It is completly USB powered.