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understanding MCS (Modulation and coding scheme) in 802.11n

the 802.11n has the htcapabilities which contains the MCS (Modulation and coding scheme). this MCS is used to calculate the MAX bite rate of Hardware depending on channels and garde interval. does ...
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802.11 Capture Frame

I am using wireshark in monitor mode to capture all the frame. I buffered all the QosData in order to calculate the biterate of each station on the network. I calculate the biterate but it is not an ...
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Max outdoor range of WiFi [closed]

So my question is fairly simple, in a normal suburban setting (2 story buildings, no high rises, etc), what is the maximum range you could expect from a WiFi router? Preferably something faster like ...
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What's the difference between a wifi access point and station?

I noticed that my (rooted) modem has some hidden modes for wifi. It has the default(and only setting without rooting) wireless access point, but it also has the settings repeater, ad-hoc, and station. ...
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Is it better to use a crowded 2.4GHz Wi-Fi channel 1, 6, 11 or “unused” 3, 4, 8, or 9?

I understand that 2.4GHz Wi-Fi channels overlap, and that the most popular non-overlapping set of channels in the US is 1, 6, and 11. Generally, my signal strength on channels 1, 6, and 11 are much ...
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Erratic WiFi 2.4 GHz channel spikes, what gives?

Sorry guys, first a gripe about my neighbor's WiFi access point (it is related): they totally hog the center nine 2.4 GHz channels (3-11), centered right at 7! I know the outer regions of the signal ...
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Is a rogue access point the same as a fake access point?

Is a rogue access point simply an additional access point inserted into a network? Is it distinctly different from an access point which is trying to spoof another official access point?