installing gnu-radio, rtl-sdr, and gnuradio-companion in Mac OS

Update 5/2014

May want to try these instructions from

Original post

I used these instructions today (12/3/2013) (mac os 10.8)


# gnuradio-companion

also take a look at this post: – at the very bottom – is the simple list of instructions for installing gnu-radio and rtl-sdr

Here is an example of rtl-sdr command, which now works from macports install:

/opt/local/bin/rtl_fm -f 94900000 -W -s 200000 -r 48000 - | play -r48000 -t s16 -L -c 1 -