[kismac] Re: Signal strength

  • From: "John Warren" <xaive1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 18:14:48 -0800

I can also perform the same equipment tests if we want averaging of
that equipment.  It may be best to try to scale everything to whatever
the most common piece of hardware would be.  I don't know what most
people use, but it may be the AE.

On 2/27/06, Robin L Darroch <robin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> To do that we'd have to develop a database of comparative strengths -
> which would be pretty rough at best... but perhaps that's worth
> doing?  I can tabulate Airport Extreme active vs. DWL-122 and Airport
> Extreme passive vs. DWL-122... but only if the consensus is that it's
> worth doing.
>
> >Or, if Kismac would "scale" it so it was consistent across adapters?
> >
> >
> >
> >On 2/27/06, Geoffrey Kruse
> ><<mailto:gkruse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>gkruse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >I think this may be dependent on the driver.  For example, my usb
> >card seems to have a range of 0 to 40 while my airport extreme seems
> >to have a range of 0 to 100.  It would be nice if we used something
> >more standard like dbm.
> >
> >Geoff
> >On Feb 27, 2006, at 7:58 AM, Mike Williams wrote:
> >
> >>  Hi,
> >>  in KisMAC and other WiFi apps there is the "Signal"-strength-
> >>  number. From which number to which number does this go?
> >>  The highest number I've seen was 101. Most networks are about 61
> >>  and some are 31 or so.
> >>  What is the smallest and the highest number that could appear?
> >>
> >>  Regards
> >>
>
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