This isn't a software issue, this is a wifi card issue... this is the wrong place for this.
Instead of unplugging quick like that, maybe you should just wait until everything is loaded before you attach the device.
card might automagically start in monitor mode
ifconfig ath0 down
iwconfig ath0 mode managed
ifconfig ath0 up
hcl says it supports src, I assume that srx should work without additional drivers.