v1.608: antenna switch extension GPIO backend support for BBAI/BBAI-64

From the CHANGE_LOG file:

v1.608 Jun 19, 2023

  Antenna switch extension improvements:

  Must install the latest extension from: github.com/jks-prv/KiwiSDR-antenna-switch-extension

    Beagle GPIO backend now also works with BBAI and BBAI-64.

    Beagle GPIO backend supports the full 10 channels, not just the default 8.

    Selecting antenna via URL parameter when in password mode now works.


  • Hi John,

    Thanks for this.

    For others that may be upgrading, please be aware that the installation instructions on the JKS Github page

     jks-prv /KiwiSDR-antenna-switch-extension

    Iink to the original OH1KK Github repository

    git clone https://github.com/OH1KK/KiwiSDR-antenna-switch-extension.git

    Took me a while to figure out what was going on.



  • v1.608 is compatible with the previous (8/2022) version of the antenna switch extension. But if you update to the latest (6/2023) extension you must be running v1.608 (or later).

  • Hi John,

    Yes I checked the KiWi version was v1.608 (or later) before I updated the antenna switch extension.

    My confusion was regarding the correct GitHub repository, and finally using


    and not the original one as shown in the installation notes on your JKS Github


    BTW, It works great BTW and I'm pleased that when I built the GPO interface box I had already made provision for ten switches, just in case one day they may have been of some use :-)



  • I'll submit a PR to Kari and we'll eventually get re-synchronized again.

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