Wi-Spy

INTEROP Site Survey with VisiWave

A while ago I took VisiWave out for a spin at Interop 2010 Las Vegas. This was hosted in the Mandalay bay conference center. Since so vendors are showing off their wi-fi gear I thought I would show their coverage…

How Wi-Spy Works

Wi-Spy’s approach to spectrum analysis is a bit different than other spectrum analyzers. Regular spectrum analyzers like Agilent and Tektronix contain Super Heterodyne Receivers to measure an entire RF band at whatever arbitrary resolution you’d like. This is extremely powerful……

Wi-Spy: Five Years of Leading the Way

This month marks the five year anniversary of Wi-Spy and Chanalyzer. A few days ago I was looking back at screenshots of Chanalyzer 1.0 (a.k.a. Wi-Spy Viewer) and laughed at how basic it was. The data resolution was so bad…

Report Builder Preview

Report Builder Improved! We wanted to highlight some of the cool things you can do in Chanalyzer Pro’s Report Builder. I have written all of this in the Report Builder so you can see how easy it is to create…

Co-Channel Interference Video using Chanalyzer

I stumbled across a great YouTube video demonstrating co-channel interference. He is using Iperf as a throughput utility. If you would like to do similar tests, check out our Free Wireless Troubleshooting Tools page. Remember, it isn’t just the access…

What’s New in Chanalyzer 3.4?

Chanalyzer 3.3 has been going strong for a year now, and the last update in September fixed the few outstanding bugs that caused crashes. The past few months we’ve been heads-down on the next version of Chanalyzer, but there were…

Site Survey + Wi-Spy = The Whole Picture

Site Survey + Wi-Spy = The Whole Picture One of the great things about owning a Wi-Spy is that it not only works with MetaGeek’s Chanalyzer application, but some really great third party applications as well. In particular, the site…

Wi-Spy DBx in Wi-Fi Planet

Joseph Moran of Wi-Fi Planet gave Wi-Spy DBx the shakedown this past week and offered up a favorable review. Joseph explains how DBx "builds on the capabilities of its predecessor, the Wi-Spy 2.4x, by adding the ability to scan the…