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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Reporting Signal Strength and SNR
Date:03:48:22 10/02/2010

> Hey all,
>
> I'm trying to get Kismet to report the Signal Strength and SNR, however, I am not successful at doing so.
>
> First, when I go to the "Windows" menu, I cannot select the (Network Details...) option, which apparently would let me turn these two options on. for some reason, I can only select the last three options (channel details, gps details, and alerts) from the six total choices.

Select a network then. You also have to be connected to a kismet server.

>
> Also, I've heard that the Signal Strength and SNR are bottlenecks because the wireless card cannot produce accurate numbers. Does anyone know whether or not this is true?

Yes.

> If so, is there any known way that I can (using any sort of application/gps/etc, even those other than kismet) get an accurate representation of SNR and sig strength to discover rogue access points?

No.

Alternately: Get internal specs from the company and write your own drivers.

-m

>
> Thanks


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