This HOWTO provides basic Raspberry Pi / Raspbian OS installation and configuration information to assist amateur radio operators unfamiliar with Linux or Raspberry Pi in enabling the NW Digital DRAWS (Digial Radio Amateur WorkStation) hat device on a Raspbian “Buster” (or later) operating system.
Note: This guide only takes you through preparing your Raspberry Pi and DRAWS device at a basic level. If you want a turnkey solution that configures a myriad suite of software more or less automatically, you should stick to the currently (Summer 2019) supported Compass Linux distribution (links found within the NW Digital page linked above).
Last update: August 30 2019, Mike Watkins VE7WV
Here’s a simple workflow to create space efficient PNG screenshots from
the Linux command line. You’ll need Image Magick installed and