updated 05:55 pm EDT, Mon September 24, 2007
802.11n for Wi-Fi analyzer
Berkeley Varitronics Systems today announced the addition of 802.11n networking support to its latest Yellowjacket B/A/G analysis system. The update adds full 2.4GHz and 5GHz spectrum analysis sypport for Wi-Fi packet analysis of b, a, g, h, and now 802.11n packets. The new functionality includes antenna selection, spatial multiplexing, link adaption, RIFS usage, beamforming, reverse direction responder, calibration, CSI/steering, and high throughput related information. Yellowjacket B/A/G also distinguishes greenfield access points, and determines 20MHz as well as 40MHz support alongside LDPC coding capabilities. BVS is including the upgrade for free with new units shipping in the fourth quarter.