Wifi Site Survey Access Point

Posted on 2014-09-02
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Last Modified: 2014-09-02
I am about to do a small wifi site survey for a new business office.

Since I don't have the access points or controller yet, can I use a consumer access point to at least get an idea of how strong the signals will be and how many access points I will need?
Question by:Raynovac
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Natty Greg earned 2000 total points
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yes you can, it will reveal also the best channel to use for that location.
over 1400sq you need a repeater for sure to boost the signal

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I have cable drops through out the office.  

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You might need to run a  Wi-Fi surveying tools like.

NetStumbler: http://www.stumbler.net

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by:Natty Greg
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you're welcome

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