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b0nd
09-29-2011, 04:16 AM
Sharing few resources, I am aware of, that could help in wireless survey e.g. physically locating the AP (Access Point):

For locating an AP outside:
Use GPS with Kismet and parse the result to google earth

Airmagnet Survey (Paid) -> Design and deploy wireless LANs for optimal performance, security and compliance
AirMagnet Survey | Wireless Network | Fluke Networks (http://www.flukenetworks.com/products/airmagnet-survey)

HeatMapper -> The Free Wi-Fi Coverage Mapping Site Survey Tool
Ekahau HeatMapper - The Free Wi-Fi Coverage Mapping Site Survey Tool (http://www.ekahau.com/products/heatmapper/overview.html)

Please feel free to add in more to it.

neo
09-30-2011, 01:41 PM
Trying to find the Free tool which I had used on Windows mobile it had Capability to store GPS co-ordinates. I think it was MiniStumbler

b0nd
10-03-2011, 03:04 AM
Trying to find the Free tool which I had used on Windows mobile it had Capability to store GPS co-ordinates. I think it was MiniStumbler

Ok. HeatMapper too claims to be free but I haven't use either of them. Aircrack suite has helped a lot till date and infact have never confronted with any specific requirement to map the coordinates.

neo
10-04-2011, 11:43 AM
infact have never confronted with any specific requirement to map the coordinates

Cause you might have not gone on War Driving ;) in recent past hahahaha
In wifi survey GPS is only helpful in case you are wardriving no other use comes in to my mind. :-)

webdevil
10-04-2011, 12:34 PM
Has anyone tried a GPS that works with a laptop, reliably. I need one.
Although I bought one from ebay. It doesn't get a fix on the position almost always.

So if you know something that works with a laptop, it would be cool.


UPDATE:
I actually got it working. Just that line of sight is quite important in this.

Misty
10-11-2011, 02:01 PM
Hi, let me begin here.
Here’s a useful little link to a free app that I use on Mac OS X to see all dead zones without coverage and optimize hotspot placement. Basically, you need to make a map of your area and save it as an image file – I did it the easy way: I opened Google Earth, found my location and took a screenshot of my house from as close as I could get, from above. Check its homepage here FREE Wireless WiFi Site Survey Software for MAC OS X (http://netspotapp.com/)

jain123
12-14-2012, 09:14 PM
i have tried to find the survey tool but i can;t so guide me.

jain123
12-14-2012, 09:30 PM
hello friends i have registered office facilities glasgow (http://www.bsqvirtualoffices.co.uk/registered-office-scotland.html) and i want to use the wireless tool for my office but i am confused between Heatmapper and Wi-Fi Mapper.Please suggest me the best one.i am waiting for your response.