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No Scaled Drawings, No Problem! Kind of…

It’s bound to happen, a customer asks you to do a site survey but they don’t have scaled drawings for you to use in Ekahau or your survey software. What do you do? Sure you could track down drawings from facilities because chances are it’s just your IT contact that …

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Cisco Aironet Developer

Cisco Aironet Developer Platform A few months ago I had heard about a solution Cisco was working on to provide developers access to the modular interface on the AP3800. Cisco, for awhile, has had some sort of modularity in their high end AP but it was reserved for future standards …

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E61 – Retries

We’re back! Sam and I take a few moments while at Atmosphere 2017 to talk about what’s been going on, our FRA paper, WLPC, and ATM17! http://traffic.libsyn.com/nsashow/NSA_SHOW_E61.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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30 Random Technical Thoughts by a WiFi Engineer

1) CRC is cyclic redundancy check. This means a radio received a frame and failed the checksum. A normal communication the intended receiver will not ACK and the sender will retransmit the frame. What’s important to understand when sniffing just because you have a high CRC rate in your sniffer window …

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“Wi-Fi Doesn’t Stand For Anything. It Is Not An Acronym. There Is No Meaning.”

Let’s start 2016 with a blog post that will surely get some of you thinking. As a professional who focuses on Wi-Fi communication I’m asked from time to time what does Wi-Fi mean? The conversation usually goes something like this: What does Wi-Fi stand for? Is Wi-Fi an acronym for something? …

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802.11 – TIM and DTIM Information Elements

In this blog post I investigate 802.11 TIM and DTIM. Read the entire blog post here: http://community.arubanetworks.com/t5/Technology-Blog/802-11-TIM-and-DTIM-Information-Elements/ba-p/256997  Traffic Indication Map (TIM) –  After reviewing what the 802.11 standard says about TIM. Lets discuss in real world terms what a TIM is and how it works. You will specifically find TIM …

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Cisco 8.0 MR3 Beta Open To Public

Cisco announced public participation in 8.0 M3 beta testing. If you’re interested visit Cisco Support Community. https://supportforums.cisco.com/discussion/12755726/80mr3-beta-availability  8.0.122.x Available – 8.0MR3 Beta We are pleased to announce the availability of 80MR3 beta (Upcoming 8.0.130.0) for general testing If you are interested in participating on the beta program, please send email …

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#WLPC – Why Should You Attend?

Every year there are tons of conferences to pick and choose from to attend. If you are Aruba focused you have AirHeads, Cisco has Cisco Live, Ruckus has Big Dogs, and so on and so on. As much as I would love to I can’t necessarily attend all nor can …

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