August 2017

Honey, I Shrunk the Beacon Interval!

Beacon Airtime
Most vendors give users the opportunity to change the beacon interval. It doesn’t matter what value you choose, there is a lot of debate out there whether changing the interval to a lower or higher value offers any benefits or can actually be detrimental to network performance or stability.

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Understanding the Scan Modes in WiFi Explorer Pro

Scan Methods

Wi-Fi scanning is one of the basic functions in a wireless network. It is the mechanism by which a client device (e.g. computer) or an application discovers the wireless networks that are in range of the Wi-Fi adapter. In this blog post, I will briefly talk about how Wi-Fi scanning works, and then I will focus on how this process is accomplished in WiFi Explorer Pro, including the pros and cons of each scan mode.

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