IEEE 802.11 is a set of standards for implementing wireless local area network (WLAN) computer communication in the 2.4, 3.6 and 5 GHz frequency bands.

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Can I reduce AP's network and system load with using 802.11b on 802.11g AP?

One of my customer uses 3 Linksys WAP200 AP. Recently, customer reports that they got low wireless speed(about 500kB/s) and low wireless connection reliability. (That means, wireless links keep ...
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How do I capture 802.11 headers on an AP while not in monitor mode?

I am wondering if it is possible to extract 802.11 frames on a router running OpenWrt operating as an access point. I tried using tcpdump and loading the dumped packets in Wireshark, but I could only ...
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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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How to tell if I'm using 802.11AC?

I have an ASUS USB-AC53 wireless adapter, with a Netgear 6300v2. The speeds are OK. There is 2 drywall walls separating the computer from the router, and only about 20ft. The signal strength and all ...
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Slow internet on Atheros AR9485EB-EG and strange router behaviour

I have new Asus Q301LA laptop with Atheros AR9485EB-EG Wireless card, Windows 8 to 8.1 updated, router Cisco something (from Internet provider) and 30 Mb/s download speed on cable. Laptop reports only ...
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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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Strange router behavior in airodump

While auditing the security of my wireless network I decided to take a peek at what airodump-ng could display. This is what it outputs: BSSID PWR Beacons #Data #/s CH MB ENC CIPHER ...
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How can I cause interference to an AP operating on 802.11g using laptops?

I want to cause interference to an AP operating on 802.11g using laptops, to study its effects on various metrics. I've tried creating an ad-hoc network on the same channel and frequency with laptop A ...