WiFi analyzer channel graph"Here's an example of the channel graph near my home, showing my AP in red and a neighbor's AP in blue, along with the signal strength of both and what channel range they're on.
"This tool is useful for determining if multiple devices are stepping on each other in channel range and otherwise fine-tuning your WiFi network for maximum efficiency and reliability."
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