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WIFI Quality Debug

Wed Nov 06, 2013 10:09 pm

Hi All,

WIFI at my place suffers from lot's of interference (neighbors).
I already did some testing with a WIFI analyzer on the laptop and selected one of the least interfered channels. Still connection quality sucks. Now on top of that the antenna in the EW-7811UN is (obviously) tiny. So lately WIFI connectivity to the RPI was crappy.

I was looking for a tool on the RPI that retrieves WIFI signal strength/quality info from the adapter and provide a nicely formatted report to the user. (i.e. for choosing a spot to put the RPI)

I am using my RPIs headless for 'smart home' management and can move it around the house a bit. (Just want to find a good spot)


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Re: WIFI Quality Debug

Thu Nov 07, 2013 3:40 am

WiFi Signal Strength / quality for the currently connected network ?
Or for all the networks currently being seen by the Pi ?
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Re: WIFI Quality Debug

Thu Nov 07, 2013 9:08 am

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Re: WIFI Quality Debug

Thu Nov 07, 2013 12:22 pm

See my post here for continuously running wifi signal strength: ... 5&p=445684

or purchase a decent high gain wifi dongle like a TP-LINK TL-WN722N.
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