Well, what a learning curve this has been! After about 20 hours work, and a bit of expense, I now have a working Panadapter / Waterfall for my Elecraft KX3.
Is it a PX3? Of course not, but it shows what is happening around the frequency I’m listening to (good when trying to make contact with a DX Station working split), it’s a fraction of the price and is available now. I still have a PX3 on order though!
Here’s a quick video of it working (on Instagram):
I am a total newcomer to Linux, Bash Scripts and Python programming, but with lots of Googling, some emails from friendly amateurs, patience, coffee and beer, I muddled through and have a working device. Because I’m kind; I’ve documented the entire process for you to follow 🙂
Have fun and let me know when you get yours working! I’m @JoshMurray on Twitter.