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by kurz
Thu Sep 09, 2021 8:25 pm
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Re: On _nomap and _optout

Hm. I wish we had a button for reporting spam. πŸ™Š
by kurz
Tue Sep 07, 2021 4:13 pm
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Views: 1810

Re: 20 years ago...

Happy birthday to all you collaborative wireless surveyors & researchers! πŸŽ‚ πŸ₯³ πŸŽ‰ 🍰
by kurz
Thu Aug 19, 2021 11:59 am
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Re: Wigle mobile rig for scanning odd Frequencies

Indeed, the wifi standard before 2012, allowed 802.11g to use so called "quarter- and half-clocked channels" (5MHz and 10MHz respectively). They carry multiple advantages, including improved noise immunity (delay spread due to up to 4x the symbol length), higher allowed transmit power (up to 2x due ...
by kurz
Wed May 12, 2021 12:46 am
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Re: Wigle Wifi for Android: Suggestions

You could use OpenStreetMap as well - its license allows for offline reproduction, and multiple offline engines exist for Android already. For longer runs, users can turn on "Display routes for execution" in the settings panel which will efficiently draw lines on the map showing the entire path of t...
by kurz
Wed May 12, 2021 12:31 am
Replies: 6
Views: 13225

Re: WiGLE WiFi for Android phone performance comparison

It also matters whether your device is doing a passive scan or an active scan. I also had vintage Android devices that were tiny, underpowered and slow, but in certain situations they could pick up way more networks than the active scanners. It could also receive access points from a magnificent dis...
by kurz
Wed May 12, 2021 12:11 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2951

Re: Wigle mobile rig for scanning odd Frequencies

Those can be standard channels as well, maybe it's just your phone: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_WLAN_channels#5_GHz_(802.11a/h/j/n/ac/ax) Some manufacturers want to play safe and only support the minimal amount of channels, but many more had been opened in the recent years and even months....
by kurz
Sat Jul 18, 2020 2:54 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 7077

Re: Permission for using WiGLE tiles for contributing to OpenStreetMap

certainly not opposed to it - we're big fans of OSM! a few questions, since we're not in-the-know on the terminology: 1. We're certainly usable as a "signal" - but it's important to know that our designation of "free" or "pay net" is pretty arbitrary. Is that ok? 2. is our EULA compatible with exis...
by kurz
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:16 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 7077

Permission for using WiGLE tiles for contributing to OpenStreetMap

Dear admins, I'm an OpenStreetMap map editor and have also contributed to WiGLE in the past. It is amazing how thorough coverage the WiGLE volunteers have managed to achieve since then. I would like to offer a novel use case for your efforts that could potentially serve the community. Several softwa...

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