Dump1090 is an ADS-B decoder and it is used with the RTL-SDR dongle. Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast or ADS-B is the system that is used by aircrafts to transmit their GPS position. Dump1090 receives this information from the RTL-SDR dongle and prints out the location of the aircraft on google maps.
This guide will cover the installation of dump1090. To work, you neet to have the RTL-SDR dongle and of course an antenna tuned to 1090MHz . Continue reading