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    Default Unknown 5Ghz shape

    Hi Joel,

    Last night I decided to randomly scan my home environment and noticed a 5Ghz shape that does not look common. I was wondering if you can help identify this. Please see shared screenshots and .wsx file. Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nbackus08 View Post
    Hi Joel,

    Last night I decided to randomly scan my home environment and noticed a 5Ghz shape that does not look common. I was wondering if you can help identify this. Please see shared screenshots and .wsx file. Thanks!

    Click image for larger version. 

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    channel 149.wsx
    That's a bit "rougher" of a shape than usual, but it does have the look of an OFDM (802.11a), HT-OFDM (802.11n), or VHT-OFDM (802.11ac) signature. The top just isn't as flat as usual, but it's the right width. Wi-Fi signatures do vary quite a bit, my guess is that it's due to different transmitters just being different transmitters.

    I hope that helps, thanks!
    Joel, Mobility+, ECSE, CWNE #233
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joel View Post
    That's a bit "rougher" of a shape than usual, but it does have the look of an OFDM (802.11a), HT-OFDM (802.11n), or VHT-OFDM (802.11ac) signature. The top just isn't as flat as usual, diebestetest but it's the right width. Wi-Fi signatures do vary quite a bit, my guess is that it's due to different transmitters just being different transmitters.
    Thank you for sharing article and information.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joel View Post
    That's a bit "rougher" of a shape than usual, but it does have the look of an OFDM (802.11a), HT-OFDM (802.11n), or VHT-OFDM (802.11ac) signature. The top just isn't as flat as usual, but it's the right width basketball legends. Wi-Fi signatures do vary quite a bit, my guess is that it's due to different transmitters just being different transmitters.

    I hope that helps, thanks!
    I also think it's due to different transmitters.

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