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Sunday Funnies: Using a smart phone as a diagnostic tool



On 2/27/11 10:09 PM, Randy Bush wrote:
>> I have a Droid2 with the "WiFi Analyzer" freebie app by Kevin Yuan. 
> 
> i run it on a nexus one.  way coolquite useful.  i just can't excuse the
> $600 cost of a wi-spy.

http://ubnt.com/airview

2.4ghz model is more Like $50 and works nearly as well as the wi-spy.

wi-spy DBx is stll about the cheapest I've seen for a 5ghz spectrum
analyzer, and is worth it for that alone but the interference problem
you're trying to nip in the bud is is likely in 2.4ghz anyway.

> but it sure would be nice to have a general rf peek at the wifi ranges.
> two weeks ago, in hk, we had rf interference that essentially killed the
> wifi, but it did not show on wifi analyzer.
> 
> randy
>