Well, this should be asked into IoT and maybe they'll tell you to ask into Electronics. With rpis being catch-all wizards I guess I'll drop you a line anyway.
Does mac tx and radio tx commands are used for same purpose?
Absolutely not. It's better to start from the raw radio tx.
Look at the example:
radio tx 48656c6C6F
// Transmits a packet of [0x48][...
You can relatively easily do this using Docker:
1. Download and extract Raspbian
Go to the download page and download Raspbian Lite.
Once the file has finished downloading, unzip it:
2. Mount the image
First, create a loop device from the image file:
udisksctl loop-setup --file 2020-02-13-...