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Hi,

Please let me know signal strength range of windows mobile, I get values like -89db or -70db etc, What they mean as they are - negative values and how can I get/convert  them in percentage?

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Here is a link that should help address your question.

http://www.wildpackets.com/elements/whitepapers/Converting_Signal_Strength.pdf
Db to % conversion table can be found on page 9


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looks like I was a little slow on posting my response, sorry for the repeat.
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ok, i am looking it, can u please tell me what is excellent signal strength in decibel and worst signal strength? or what is max signal strength in decibel and minimum signal strength in decibel?
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<-50dBm to -50dBm - excellant
-70dBm to -65dBm- good
-75 dBm - -81dBm - poor to fair
-86 to -91 - poor - likely to lose connection
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Thanks, Is there any way to create virtual wifi so emulator connect with virtual wifi, every time, I have to deploy app on real device? thus development is taking time.

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Sorry, that is not something that I am familiar with.
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