DesignFundamentalsSurveyTools

The Price to Play

As someone who has been in the wireless industry for a few years now there’s one thing that really stands out about a Wireless engineer role: the price to play is much higher than other roles. What do I mean by this? Let’s take a look at what is in …

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AirMagnet 802.11ac Beta – #WFD5

Time is running out. If you’re an existing AirMagnet Survey PRO customer who is under Gold supportand maintenance at this time. Beta will  be available in the next 2-3 weeks. AirMagnet will contact you directly with more details. Link to sign up http://www.flukenetworks.com/content/airmagnet-survey-pro-80211ac-beta-program-request-form

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Fluke OneTouch AT Review

Fluke Networks has recently increased their push into the acronym game with the OneTouch AT. Touting enhanced BYOD, VoIP, 802.11ac support*, and end-user experience analysis Fluke claims “the OneTouch™ AT frees up nearly a week of time each month historically spent troubleshooting problems.” That’s a farily bold claim and I’m …

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AirMapper – Not Quite Ready

**** While this initial review is still accurate for the version I reviewed we have received an updated version and will post a new review shortly! **** If you remember we did a podcast episode on mobile devices and tools for them earlier and there wasn’t much out there for …

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PodcastsSurveyTools

E11 – Going Mobile

After a short hiatus the show has returned! Sam and I discuss using tablets for surveying and deployment of wireless networks. We talk about some of the apps developed by Access Agility for the Apple iOS platform as well as some other misc tools. We also talked about full fledged site …

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What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?

Recently I’ve been getting into controlling RC vehicles such as planes and trucks by using what’s called FPV (First Person View) where you have a camera installed in the vehicle with a wireless video downlink to a ground station. [Link] While researching what video frequency to use for the video …

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PodcastsRTLSSurvey

E09 – Ekahau RTLS & Site Survey

While attending Wireless Field Day 2 in San Jose all of the NSA Show team was able to talk with Ekahau regarding their RTLS and Site Survey product lines. After talking with Ekahau we thought this would be a great show to do. So take a listen as Blake, Jennifer, …

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Cisco Spectrum Expert, AirMagnet Spectrum XT & WiSpy Chanalyzer 4

This is a side by side by side comparison of the Cisco Spectrum Expert app, AirMagnet Spectrum XT app and Metageek’s WiSpy Chanalyzer 4 application

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