Chapter 16

Site Survey Systems and Devices

In this chapter, you will learn about the following:

Site survey defined

Protocol and spectrum analysis



Spectrum analysis

Coverage analysis

AP placement and configuration

Application analysis

Site survey tools

Indoor site survey tools

Outdoor site survey tools

Coverage analysis



Self-organizing wireless LANs

In Chapter 15, “Radio Frequency Site Survey Fundamentals,” we discussed wireless site surveys from an administrative perspective. You learned what information to gather and what to plan for prior to the actual Wi-Fi site survey. In this chapter, we present the wireless site survey from a technical perspective. A proper site survey should include spectrum analysis ...

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