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TMTC Commander EIVE

This application can be used to test the EIVE On-Board Software. Furthermore, it can also be used to retrieve all sorts of telemetry data like housekeeping data.

It is recommended to use this application with a virtual environment. The virtual environemnt chapter describes how to set one up. The requirements describes how to install all required packages.

The configuration file can currently be found at tmtc_conf.json. It caches settings like the default communication interface or parameters like the TCP port when using the TCP communication interface.


Assuming you are running in a virtual environment and all package requirements were installed properly.

Run CLI mode


Run GUI mode

./tmtcc.py -g

Set up virtual environment


  1. Create virtual environment

    python3 -m venv venv
  2. Activate virtual environment

    . venv/bin/activate


  1. Create virtual environment

    py -m venv venv
  2. Activate virtual environment


Install requirements

There are two ways to install the requirements. One is to install the primary dependency tmtccmd interactively. This is the recommended way

Assuming you are running in a virtual environment:

  1. Install tmtccmd for virtual environment. -e for interactive installation.

    cd deps/tmtccmd
    pip install -e .[gui]

Alternatively you can also install the packages from PyPI completely, but the risk of incompatibilities will be high there

pip install -r requirements.txt

Run Linter

Can be used to quickly check validity of script. Install flake8 first

python3 -m pip install flake8

or on Windows

py -m pip install flake8

and then run the lint.py script


Run Auto-Formatter

This repo is auto-formatted using black. Assuming black is installed, you can simply run

black .