Channel in monitor mode
jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Mon Jan 24 10:14:51 EST 2005
On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 10:45:28AM -0000, Harnish Bradley J Civ AFRL/IFGB wrote:
> I am trying to use monitor mode to gather statistics
> based on the channel or frequency on which each wlan
> frame was received.
> Does anyone know if it is possible (and how) to get that
> for each frame?
IEEE 802.11b does not make this easy. Most cards can receive frames sent
at other channels. For example, a card in monitor mode on channel 1 can
receive packets sent on channel 2 (although, with reduced range).
Packets do not include explicit information about the channel.
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