Wireless point to point signal strength monitoring tool

Denis Vlasenko vda at port.imtp.ilyichevsk.odessa.ua
Tue Jun 17 02:21:01 EDT 2003

On 11 June 2003 18:55, Raffaele Raf wrote:
> I am looking for a software tool for linux that can
> show what is the strength of the radio signal between
> 2 access points.
> It has to work in text mode of course, have a small
> size, be statically linked and independent from any
> interpreter like perl or similar.
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Works for me: for STA:

# watch 'iwconfig wlan0 2>&1'

For AP:

# watch 'cat /proc/net/hostap/*/*:* | grep rx'

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