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by it73
Tue May 29, 2012 4:07 am
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Detecting WiFi, a kilometer away, with an Android?

This memorial day weekend, I went camping out of a bed and breakfast that had open wifi. When I went out on a hike one afternoon, I decided to see what kinds of wifi signals I could get I could get on my Android phone. I got on top of a pretty tall peak where I could see the bed and breakfast. 2012-...
by it73
Wed May 16, 2012 9:40 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 20948

Re: RC Aircraft Wardriving: Warflying?

The rabbit-hole Wireless Aerial Surveillance Platform (wasp) Thanks for the link. I've been reading up on their design, I think if you reduce the scope of a project like that (reduce components and weight, use ARM mobile computer instead of x86 mobile computer) it might be possible to do something ...
by it73
Tue May 15, 2012 4:59 am
Replies: 7
Views: 24379

Re: Wifi Blocking Wallpaper

How good is a good antenna?
by it73
Mon May 14, 2012 5:43 am
Replies: 7
Views: 24379

Wifi Blocking Wallpaper

http://www.ubergizmo.com/2012/05/wi-fi-blocking-wallpaper/ A team of French researchers at Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble was able to develop a wallpaper that can allegedly block Wi-Fi signals. The French researchers said that the wallpaper is currently being licensed to a Finnish manufacturer ...
by it73
Mon May 14, 2012 4:37 am
Replies: 36
Views: 112077

Re: Best SSID ever

I got a couple funny ones from my few exclusions. "Pretty Fly For A Wi-Fi" - This bandwidth is so baller. "Only Mac Network" - Death to Windows users! "Jedi Temple" - We are THIS nerdy, lets let the neighbors know. "Yup---This is Mine" - Don't try and hack or nothin', I got Norton. "AllYourBandWidth...
by it73
Mon May 14, 2012 3:21 am
Replies: 10
Views: 20948

RC Aircraft Wardriving: Warflying?

On thing I've noticed about the wifi maps, in my town, is that many of the access points are localized around major roads. There's very little definition in less traveled areas. One solution I see is to fly directly over the hot spots, instead of drive beside them. At this point in time it should be...

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