ADSB

The ADSB PHY defines a websocket endpoint for obtaining a live stream of ADSB data in the binary BEAST format expected by some tools.

ADSB BEAST websocket

  • URL

    /phy/RTLADSB/beast.ws

  • API Added

    2020-11

  • Methods

    GET

  • Role

    readonly

  • Result

    Streaming websocket output of ADSB data in BEAST format.

  • Notes

    This can be transformed into a TCP socket for external tools which expect that via the websocat tool, for example:

      $ websocat ws://user:password@kismet-server-ip/phy/RTLADSB/beast.ws | nc -l 12345
    

ADSB raw hex websocket

  • URL

    /phy/RTLADSB/raw.ws

  • API Added

    2020-11

  • Methods

    GET

  • Role

    readonly

  • Result

    Streaming websocket output of ADSB data in hex format which matches the output format of dump1090 --raw

  • Notes

    This can be easily dumped to tools which process hex ADSB streams with the websocat tool, for example:

      $ websocat ws://user:password@kismet-server-ip/phy/RTLADSB/raw.ws | some_tool...
    

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