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Runner or Sprinter?

Alright, the name of the show is “No Strings Attached” because well we are wireless so we don’t need strings right? Sort of, we do need at least 1 “string” and that is the one connected to our access point. While we have focused a lot on the tools needed …

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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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S01E02 – Fluke Networks LinkSprinter

Welcome to E02, today we take a look at the Fluke Networks LinkSprinter 100 & 200 networking testing devices.

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FundamentalsSurveyTools

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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SurveyToolsVideos

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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Using WaveDeploy For Throughput Testing

Recently I had the opportunity to test out WaveDeploy Pro on a fully installed wireless network. Normally the wireless projects I’m assigned aren’t ones where I’m given security credentials to authenticate to the wireless network, but recently I had an exception.

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How To Use AirMagnet Survey Pro For Passive Survey

This is how I use AirMagnet Survey Pro to perform a passive site survey of an existing wireless infrastructure deployment.

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How To Use Ekahau Site Survey For Passive Survey

This is my first run through with the Ekahau Site Survey application. I don’t know how to do a few of the things with it that I can do with the AirMagnet Survey Pro application, but I’m sure they can be done – I just need to figure out how.

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