raw to dBm conversion

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Wed Jun 28 01:52:53 EDT 2006


On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 01:28:07AM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:

> The results are pretty close.  But my formula is based on real
> measurements with 1.7.4 firmware.  The only problem with my approach is
> that I don't know if dBmCommsQuality can be trusted.  It's possible that
> hostap uses something based on closed Intersil documentation.

No, it doesn't. I gave up on trying to get anything useful out from the
signal strength fields since they seem to differ based on the used
firmware version and hardware model.. In other words, the numbers may be
close to correct in some cases, but most likely not in many.
 
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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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