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 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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How to find 802.11 protocol variant, and decipher packet_payload_info in PcapNG files?

I'm building a (Python) parser of PcapNG files created by Wireshark. After reading https://www.winpcap.org/ntar/draft/PCAP-DumpFileFormat.html, I'm having the following problems: I'd like to ...
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Problems with mixed 802.11b/g/n

So my home network is currently set up to be 802.11b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 20Mhz), but I have some issues with it. Pretty much all devices work without any problem, except my phone. The Wi-Fi connection on my ...
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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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Capturing 802.11n HT control on wireshark

1) Using wireshark 1.12.2 with kernel 3.8.0-44-generic I cannot see any HTC+ fields in my packets. Is this a dissector issue in wireshark or related to my wireless nic. I have tried on both an alfa ...
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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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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 ...