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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Power to dBm : how ?
Date:15:40:02 06/03/2009

> Hey,
>
> We're trying Kismet from Backtrack3 livecd and a Cisco PCCard a/b/g with Atheros chipset inside.
>
> Using Kismet, we can see all the SSID flying around, and when we need more infos about a particular BSSID (pressing key i), we noticed we couldn't get the signal's dBm value, but only a "Power" value.
> On the other hand, the noise looks like to be displayed in dBm value.
>
> What's the formula to get dBm from a Power value ?
>
> Thanks for any help,
>
> Cheers

There is none. If it was known, it would be in dBm already.

Sorry,

-m


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