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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Non-US 802.11a Channels not working
Date:17:23:03 06/11/2007

> Hey there,
>
> currently I'm preparing my equipment for scanning 802.11a/b/g networks. I'm using Ubiquiti SRC 802.11a/b/g-Cards with Atheros chipset. I changed the countrycode properly and extra/listchan.pl gives me the following:
>
> 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 100, 104, 108, 112, 116, 120, 124, 128, 132, 136, 140
>
> As you can see, channels 100-140 (EU only) are available. But if I include them in the channel-hopping list, Kismet just shows "--" as current channel. 1-13 and 36-64 seem to work. Also the US-only channels 147-167 are correctly displayed, if I change the countrycode and include them.
>
> Unfortunately I cannot test if networks on channel 100-140 are still detected, but I'm afraid they won't.
>
> Any ideas?

Kismet doesn't have any concept of channel region, so it's never going to filter them out based on region. I'd say your card doesn't properly go to them or returns some other error state when tuning to them.

-m


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