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Clear To Send: Wireless Network Engineering

English, Technology, 1 season, 321 episodes, 2 days, 9 hours, 42 minutes
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A weekly podcast about wireless network engineering. Wireless topics on education, wireless design, tips, interviews with other wireless engineers, tech news about wireless, and the products we configure. A podcast for any wireless professional or enthusiast.
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CTS 331: 10 Things We Learned From WLPC Phoenix

Coming back from WLPC we feel highly motivated. But we also took the time to reflect on the conference, the content, and the people we connected with. In this episode, we talk about the lessons we’ve learned from WLPC Phoenix. Those lessons are: The post CTS 331: 10 Things We Learned From WLPC Phoenix appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/4/202431 minutes, 29 seconds
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CTS 330: HPE And Juniper Networks Unite!

In a big surprise to us, HPE has announced they will be acquiring Juniper Networks. We’ve been working with Mist Systems since Juniper Networks acquired them. We’re hoping the acquisition doesn’t impact Mist negatively but we can see why HPE wanted the MistAI technology. In this episode, we’re going to provide our opinions on the […] The post CTS 330: HPE And Juniper Networks Unite! appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/19/202432 minutes, 27 seconds
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CTS 329: Network Access Control in the Cloud (Sponsored)

Network Access Control (NAC) has always been a challenging technology to implement. It usually meant utilizing someone with an expert level certification to come in and deploy it on your network. I remember when I was a systems administrator and watched a seasoned network engineer struggle to get it working the right way. Today, Juniper […] The post CTS 329: Network Access Control in the Cloud (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/5/20241 hour, 10 minutes, 57 seconds
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CTS 328: Simple 3D Designs and Validation with Hamina (Sponsored)

Rowell and Jussi discussed the use of 3D modeling for Wi-Fi design and validation using Hamina. Jussi demonstrated the tool they use, showing how it can predict signal behavior in a warehouse environment. They also discussed the importance of 3D modeling for validating project details like shelf heights and the construction of walls. There’s immense […] The post CTS 328: Simple 3D Designs and Validation with Hamina (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/13/202356 minutes, 52 seconds
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CTS 327: The Evolution of AP Form Factor

In this episode, we discuss the evolution of the Wi-Fi access point form factor. You may have noticed that the size of Wi-Fi access points is increasing. Why is this happening? We provide some answers in this episode. We also talk about the challenges vendors face in providing directional antennas on the 6 GHz band, […] The post CTS 327: The Evolution of AP Form Factor appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/11/202335 minutes, 17 seconds
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CTS 326: Greatness from WLPC Prague

In WLPC Prague 2023, there were a lot of great presentations. It’s a must-attend Wi-Fi conference where you can connect with smart Wi-Fi people. You’re guaranteed to leave feeling inspired and you’ll have ideas of what you will want to do next with your Wi-Fi network or even your career. In this episode, we’re going […] The post CTS 326: Greatness from WLPC Prague appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/4/202345 minutes, 44 seconds
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CTS 325: Transitioning to OWE and WPA3 in Higher-Ed

Rowell and François discussed their experiences with deploying OWE and WPA3 on a higher education Wi-Fi network. Rowell noted that the adoption has been slow due to device compatibility issues, particularly in higher education where many devices are personal and outside of their control. They opted for a slow rollout strategy to monitor and gather […] The post CTS 325: Transitioning to OWE and WPA3 in Higher-Ed appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/14/202332 minutes, 40 seconds
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CTS 324: Interview with Greg Ennis author of Beyond Everywhere – How Wi-Fi Became the World’s Most Beloved Technology

In this episode, we are having the pleasure to welcome Greg Ennis on the show. Greg is the author of the book called Beyond Everywhere, How Wi-Fi Became the World’s Most Beloved Technology. Greg is one of the founders of the Wi-Fi protocol. He has worked with organizations such as the IEEE and the Wi-Fi […] The post CTS 324: Interview with Greg Ennis author of Beyond Everywhere – How Wi-Fi Became the World’s Most Beloved Technology appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/16/202344 minutes, 34 seconds
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CTS 323: What Arista Guardian for Network Identity brings to wired and wireless networks

This episode is sponsored by Arista. In this episode, we are welcoming Sriram Venkiteswaran, Director Product Management at Arista. The focus of this episode is to talk about Arista’s NAC solution called AGNI (Arista Guardian For Network Identity). Here are the topics discussed during this episode: Check out the YouTube video if you want to […] The post CTS 323: What Arista Guardian for Network Identity brings to wired and wireless networks appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/10/202357 minutes, 27 seconds
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CTS 322: Wi-Fi Alliance Services

We had the pleasure of having Kevin Robinson, President and CEO of Wi-Fi Alliance Services, on the show with us. He introduced the new Wi-Fi Alliance subsidiary called Wi-Fi Alliance Services and discussed the AFC services they offer. Wi-Fi Alliance Services was announced on August 3rd. The subsidiary is currently focused on providing AFC services […] The post CTS 322: Wi-Fi Alliance Services appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/25/202333 minutes, 19 seconds
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CTS 321: Network Automation Forum with Chris Grundemann

Shownotes Chris Grundemann joins the show to talk about what the goal is of Network Automation Forum. It’s an event to discuss everything about automation, orchestration, and observability. The Network Automation Forum will bring together people to further the discussion and help the community discover, design, develop, and deploy more software enhanced and autonomous networks. […] The post CTS 321: Network Automation Forum with Chris Grundemann appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/21/202340 minutes, 24 seconds
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CTS 320: WPA3-Enterprise Part 2

Wi-Fi Alliance defines three modes of operations for WPA3-Enterprise: This Episode is sponsored by WiFi Scanner Download your trial today at WiFiScanner.com Specifications WPA3-Enterprise Only Here are the important specifications: WPA3-Enterprise Transition Here are the important specifications: WPA3-Enterprise 192-bit Here are the important specifications: Beacon Frames WPA3-Enterprise Only WPA3-Enterprise Transition Comparison between WPA3-Enterprise and WPA3-Enterprise […] The post CTS 320: WPA3-Enterprise Part 2 appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/4/202335 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 319: Multi-Function Radio with Arista Networks (Sponsored)

This episode is sponsored by Arista Networks We’re taking a dive into how a multi-function radio can help network engineers with many tasks. A multi-function radio is an additional radio not used for client access. It’s mostly used in listening mode. These are the six functions of the multi-function radio: An advantage of a multi-function […] The post CTS 319: Multi-Function Radio with Arista Networks (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/24/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 49 seconds
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CTS 318: WPA3-Personal Part 1

In this episode, we’re diving into WPA3-Personal and understanding what is different between previous Wi-Fi security, such as WPA2. WPA3 has been around since 2018 but we’re barely implementing it in our networks because of 6 GHz. As we see more compatible 6 GHz compatible devices and access points we will see 6 GHz networks. […] The post CTS 318: WPA3-Personal Part 1 appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/6/202341 minutes, 46 seconds
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CTS 317: Wireless Playoffs

Kelly Burroughs, our special guest from iBwave, joins the podcast to discuss the shifting landscape in Enterprise from a ‘one and done single technology’ solution view to an agile ‘one and what’s the next technology’ roadmap view that includes Wi-Fi, LTE, IoT, 5G, etc. Different use cases require the right technology to be implemented and […] The post CTS 317: Wireless Playoffs appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/22/202340 minutes, 35 seconds
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CTS 316: How OWE Works

Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (OWE) is a way to secure open Wi-Fi networks. Encryption keys are created between a device and an access point (AP). In Wi-Fi 6E, you can no longer create open Wi-Fi networks. OWE is a requirement when creating an open Wi-Fi network in 6 GHz. In this episode, we dive into how […] The post CTS 316: How OWE Works appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/8/202346 minutes, 36 seconds
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CTS 315: 5 Wi-Fi Books You Need to Read

Description 💡 Talk about the books you should read if you want to get serious with Wi-Fi Books If you want to become a better Wi-Fi engineer, then look no further to these 5 Wi-Fi books. We recommend having these books on your shelf and using them as reference. All of these books include a […] The post CTS 315: 5 Wi-Fi Books You Need to Read appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/24/202321 minutes, 36 seconds
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CTS 314: Is ChatGPT useful to a Wi-Fi Engineer

Description 💡 Talk about the ChatGPT trend and discuss if it is useful to us as Wi-Fi Engineer Talking Points Introduction Main Topic Useful Chrome Extensions: The post CTS 314: Is ChatGPT useful to a Wi-Fi Engineer appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/17/202334 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 313: Feeling Inspired After WLPC

Informing others on WLPC WLPC is the Wi-Fi conference to attend. Clear To Send attended the conference in Phoenix in February 2023. It happened to be right before the SuperBowl. This episode is sponsored by Optifi It’s a great feeling to attend WLPC and catch up with all our peers and friends. We feel energized […] The post CTS 313: Feeling Inspired After WLPC appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/31/202342 minutes, 7 seconds
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CTS 312: Outsourcing Survey Work

Finding the right resource for survey work can be challenging due to the amount of Wi-Fi experts available. In this episode, we talk about why you would want to outsource the work and who you should outsource to. We have a discussion into what has worked after outsourcing a few projects and what hasn’t worked […] The post CTS 312: Outsourcing Survey Work appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/13/202329 minutes, 9 seconds
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CTS 311: 5 Reasons To Get Your CWNA

The CWNA is our most recommended certification and first path to becoming a Wi-Fi specialist or expert. You’ll gain an immense amount of Wi-Fi fundamentals that will lead you to become the go-to Wi-Fi person in your organization. These are our 5 reasons why you should get your CWNA. Get Wi-Fi Fundamentals The CWNA provides […] The post CTS 311: 5 Reasons To Get Your CWNA appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/31/202319 minutes, 37 seconds
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CTS 310: Ultra Wide Band In the Field

channel plans for UWB channels Resources Ivo Štastný LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivostastny/ https://www.sewio.net/ The post CTS 310: Ultra Wide Band In the Field appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/12/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 35 seconds
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CTS 309: Wireless with Ekahau (Sponsored)

Ekahau AI Pro brings many features and benefits for any Wi-Fi engineer. That’s why we’re being joined by Matt Sterling and Mac Deryng of Ekahau to educate us on what these features are. First off, Sidekick 2 is updated to support 6 GHz with packet captures and be fully useable with Ekahau Analyzer. Then there […] The post CTS 309: Wireless with Ekahau (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/5/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 56 seconds
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CTS 308: Reduced Neighbor Report

Jiri Brejcha joins us on this episode to discuss his testing of 6 GHz capable clients (iPad and Google Pixel) and how they discovery 6 GHz Wi-Fi networks. Jiri demonstrates how important the Reduced Neighbor Report plays an important role in 6 GHz AP discovery. Jiri is an enterprise architect at Cisco UK and part […] The post CTS 308: Reduced Neighbor Report appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/28/202243 minutes, 21 seconds
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CTS 307: How Wi-Fi Tools Are Made – Building Hamina (Sponsored)

Our special guests are Jussi Kiviniemi and Joel Crane of Hamina. I’m a previous episode, cleartosend.net/286, Jussi gave us a rundown of Hamina before it was a beta product. In this episode, Hamina is a full product now, available for everyone to use and we decided to learn how Wi-Fi tools are built. Jussi and […] The post CTS 307: How Wi-Fi Tools Are Made – Building Hamina (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/21/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 24 seconds
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CTS 306: Multiple-BSSID

Multiple BSSID sets out to aggregate individual beacon frames from an access point to a single beacon frame. It helps solve the issue of beacon overhead. As it is today, each SSID broadcasts a beacon. The more SSIDs you’re broadcasting, the more the beacons eat up airtime. Airtime is a precious resource for Wi-Fi devices. […] The post CTS 306: Multiple-BSSID appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/11/202227 minutes, 23 seconds
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CTS 305: WLPC EU Recap

We had the pleasure of attending WLPC in Prague for 2022. It was the first time joining a larger conference since the pandemic started. It was great to be around our peers having insightful discussions and catching up. In this episode, we’re providing our thoughts about WLPC EU and which presentations were our favorites. In […] The post CTS 305: WLPC EU Recap appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/27/202245 minutes, 44 seconds
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CTS 304: Proactive Wi-Fi Monitoring and Automation (Sponsored)

Wi-Fi gets all the blame for any type of network or device issue. Lean teams struggle to streamline their IT operations and lack the actionable insights needed to make smart decisions. In this episode, we’re talking to Wyebot and how they are able to help many organizations troubleshoot Wi-Fi efficiently with the use of network […] The post CTS 304: Proactive Wi-Fi Monitoring and Automation (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/26/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 38 seconds
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CTS 303: Warehouse Antenna Challenges

Selecting the right antenna for a warehouse can be challenging. There are many factors to take into consideration and different mounting options available. You can mount antennas from top down or at the end of an aisle. When selecting the antenna of choice, keep the device capability in mind. There are various antennas available that […] The post CTS 303: Warehouse Antenna Challenges appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/8/202232 minutes, 5 seconds
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CTS 302: MFD7 – Your Ally for Wi-Fi Troubleshooting

NetAlly has had a history of announcing new products at Mobility Field Day. At MFD7 they continued that tradition with the announcement of the AirCheck G3. James Kahkoska gave us a historical rundown of NetAlly innovations prior to the announcement. With Wi-Fi 6E upon us, the AirCheck G3 will have 6 GHz capability. It has […] The post CTS 302: MFD7 – Your Ally for Wi-Fi Troubleshooting appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/24/20225 minutes, 37 seconds
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CTS 301: MFD7 – Private 5G So Easy Anyone Can Do It

Private 5G is another wireless solution aimed at use cases requiring low latency and dedicated throughput for critical applications. But 5G for Wi-Fi engineers is an enigma. We know of 5G but how many Wi-Fi engineers have configured and deployed it? Celona believes that private 5G is so easy that any Wi-Fi engineer can deploy […] The post CTS 301: MFD7 – Private 5G So Easy Anyone Can Do It appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/23/20228 minutes, 49 seconds
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CTS 300: MFD7 – The Eye of 7Signal

With over 15 patents and 300+ well known customers, monitoring Wi-Fi from the client perspective is a big deal. 7Signal plants sensors on the network to monitor and gather various Wi-Fi metrics to determine root cause analysis. This is done through passive or active monitoring on one of their two products, Mobile Eye or Sapphire […] The post CTS 300: MFD7 – The Eye of 7Signal appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/22/202214 minutes, 21 seconds
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CTS 299: MFD7 – Cisco’s 6 GHz Analysis

Cisco has been an occasional presenter at Mobility Field Day (MFD7). We were expecting Cisco to reiterate their announcement from Cisco Live. Briefly mentioned was the additional Catalyst access points capable of being managed by a controller or in the Meraki dashboard. Jim presented incredible detail and analysis of 6 GHz compared to 5 GHz […] The post CTS 299: MFD7 – Cisco’s 6 GHz Analysis appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/21/202212 minutes, 13 seconds
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CTS 298: MFD7 – FortiFi the Network

Fortinet is a security-based company pulling in $4.1B in revenue. And as you’d expect, they are securing Wi-Fi users differently from others. Today, their customers are facing many challenges from sophisticated attacks, operational technology, work from anywhere, and the application journey. Their vision is to reduce complexity and have rapid response. There’s a convergence of […] The post CTS 298: MFD7 – FortiFi the Network appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/20/20229 minutes, 40 seconds
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CTS 297: Ruckus Gains Confidence

Ruckus Networks unveils their latest logo of the iconic dog, creating a Ruckus. I couldn’t help noticing how much more confident the dog appeared. Is it possible to teach an old dog new tricks? Ruckus dived into the scalability of their platform, empowering property owners, hospitality, and higher education with the tools of efficiently managing […] The post CTS 297: Ruckus Gains Confidence appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/19/20229 minutes, 53 seconds
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CTS 296: EXpanding Mist

Mobility Field Day (MFD) is the traditional format of Mist product announcements. It’s no different for MFD7. In the room with MFD delegates sits two new Juniper EX4100 network switches. Described to be deliver cloud-native telemetry data to improve Marvis and the AI-driven dashboard. Speaking of Marvis, Mist announced an expansion with the Marvis Windows […] The post CTS 296: EXpanding Mist appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/18/202215 minutes, 47 seconds
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CTS 295: We’re Going to MFD7!

Mobility Field Day 7 is taking place from Wednesday July 13 to Friday July 15 2022. As always, it will be streamed live on LinkedIn as well as on the Tech Field Day website. Tune in at: https://techfieldday.com/event/mfd7/ This year, the presenters will be: Juniper / Mist Ruckus Networks Betacom Fortinet Cisco 7Signal Celona NetAlly […] The post CTS 295: We’re Going to MFD7! appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/11/20220
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CTS 294: Introduction to Wi-Fi DevOps

In this episode, we introduce the topic of Wi-Fi DevOps. François and Rowell defines what Wi-Fi DevOps is and how it can improve some of the operations of Wi-Fi Engineers. DevOps is used more and more on the wired network side but is coming, slowly but surely, to wireless. Listen up in order to understand […] The post CTS 294: Introduction to Wi-Fi DevOps appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/4/202228 minutes, 27 seconds
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CTS 293: Cognitive Unified Edge with Arista Networks (Sponsored)

In this episode, Heather Paunet and Ed Chapman from Arista talk about their new product: Cognitive Unified Edge. Arista is making a move in the commercial enterprise space by offering a new product that will let its customer manage the full stack of network equipments: APs, switches, firewalls and WAN appliance. Here are a few […] The post CTS 293: Cognitive Unified Edge with Arista Networks (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/27/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 7 seconds
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CTS 292: Use Case for Wi-Fi Telemetry Data

Our guest, Kjetil Teigen Hansen is a System Engineer at Conscia Norge AS in Norway. In this episode, we have a discussion on how he leverages Grafana to graph Wi-Fi telemetry data from the Cisco Catalyst C9800. Telemetry data is network monitoring data streamed from network devices. Kjetil has built his own dashboards with Telegraf, […] The post CTS 292: Use Case for Wi-Fi Telemetry Data appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/20/202254 minutes, 46 seconds
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CTS 291: Wi-Fi Cisco Updates with Jim Florwick (Sponsored)

Jim Florwick, of Cisco, joins us on this episode to discuss many new features about the Catalyst 9136 access point. 6 GHz is a big competitive landscape with many new access points hitting the market. The Catalyst 9136 will be available with 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, and 6 GHz radios. Jim Florwick provides us an […] The post CTS 291: Wi-Fi Cisco Updates with Jim Florwick (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/12/20221 hour, 19 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 290: First Look - Ekahau AI Pro

Ekahau has just released their latest version of the desktop software but with a new name, AI Pro. With revamped features and algorithms we will look into how AI Planner has changed. We will also dive into the newest additions such as Network Simulator. We find this feature to be useful for client projects. Wall […] The post CTS 290: First Look – Ekahau AI Pro appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/8/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 10 seconds
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CTS 289: Wireless Job Interviews

In this episode, we’re bringing on special guests to provide insight into career interviews in wireless positions. We’re joined by Dave Benham and Sam Clements, experts in their field who have hiring responsibilities for their team. Both Dave and Sam bring their own experience and perspectives. If you’re trying to find your path to a […] The post CTS 289: Wireless Job Interviews appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/10/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 20 seconds
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CTS 288: 7 Tips for Getting Wi-Fi Experience

It can be challenging trying to migrate to a Wi-Fi only role. But it’s not an impossible task. In this episode, we’re going to share some of our own experiences and tips. There are many more tips for getting Wi-Fi experience. But this is a way to get started right now. We ask that you […] The post CTS 288: 7 Tips for Getting Wi-Fi Experience appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/19/202226 minutes, 48 seconds
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CTS 287: Not So Hidden SSID

Does hiding your SSID make it more secure? Will hiding your SSID keep the hackers away? We’ll show you how to reveal a hidden SSID with ease using your laptop. If the SSID is hidden, how does a device know how to find it? In this episode, we’ll discuss why hiding your SSID is not […] The post CTS 287: Not So Hidden SSID appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/29/202224 minutes, 40 seconds
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CTS 286: Predictive Surveys with Hamina (Sponsored)

What if you could design your next Wi-Fi project without downloading any software onto your computer. It’s entirely possible to design Wi-Fi in the browser leveraging CPU and GPU resources. Hamina is giving us our first look into a new Wi-Fi design tool. With any laptop you’ll be able to increase your productivity and efficiency. […] The post CTS 286: Predictive Surveys with Hamina (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/21/202250 minutes, 21 seconds
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CTS 285: 6GHz - What is it going to change for us?

As 6GHz access points are starting to ship, we wanted to talk about how 6GHz will change our day-to-day life working as a Wi-Fi Engineer. In this episode, we talk about how 6GHz will impact the way we design and configure Wi-Fi networks. Here is a quick agenda of the topics covered in this episode: […] The post CTS 285: 6GHz – What is it going to change for us? appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/14/202230 minutes, 15 seconds
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CTS 284: Zero Trust Wi-Fi Access with Beyond Identity (Sponsored)

Wi-Fi security hasn’t changed much in many years. The most common security method is using a pre-shared key, one that hardly changes. Next, you have a more complex configuration using 802.1X with certificates. But what if we could flip this model and think about it differently by leveraging the cloud? We could use passwordless multi-factor […] The post CTS 284: Zero Trust Wi-Fi Access with Beyond Identity (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/7/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 54 seconds
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CTS 283: News – 6E APs, WLPC, Acquisitions, 5G and more

Wi-Fi news is heating up this year. With vendors coming out with Wi-Fi 6E access points to surprising vendors in 5G space. This episode is about the latest Wi-Fi news. Check out the video version of this episode and see who won our Juniper Voucher giveaway! In this episode we’re talking about 6 GHz APs […] The post CTS 283: News – 6E APs, WLPC, Acquisitions, 5G and more appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/1/202256 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 282: Network Assurance with Arista Networks (Sponsored)

Gone are the days of not knowing what is happening on your Wi-Fi network. Traditional WLAN systems would be able to tell you if a client is connected or not but it wasn’t enough to understand the end-user experience on your Wi-Fi network. Network Assurance is how you’re able to understand the client journey, from […] The post CTS 282: Network Assurance with Arista Networks (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/22/20221 hour, 39 minutes, 57 seconds
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CTS 281: Python Institute Certifications

We’re continuing our discussion of certifications and career growth by diving into something different – Python certifications. Automation and scripting is making its way into Wi-Fi. As Wi-Fi engineers, we need to educate ourselves and determine whether we can find good value by leveraging Python. François came across Python Institute which has its own set […] The post CTS 281: Python Institute Certifications appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/15/202224 minutes, 29 seconds
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CTS 280: JNCIA-MistAI & JNCIS-MistAI

Are you interested in taking the Juniper Mist JNCIA-MistAI or JNCIS-MistAI certifications? Rowell recently took the JNCIA-MistAI and he provides his thoughts on the exam. The JNCIA is an entry-level type of certification. There won’t be any configuration type of questions. But what you will need to know is identifying the different components of MistAI. […] The post CTS 280: JNCIA-MistAI & JNCIS-MistAI appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/31/202235 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 279: Getting Started with Wi-Fi in 2022

Wi-Fi has always been important. People are mobile and it seems as though any issue gets pinned on Wi-Fi. That’s why this year it is your time to get into Wi-Fi, learn the fundamentals, and become the Wi-Fi expert at your workplace. In this episode, we’re going to discuss how to get started and what […] The post CTS 279: Getting Started with Wi-Fi in 2022 appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/10/202234 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 278: 2021 Year in Review

The year is coming to a close and this is our last episode. We want to thank you, the listener, for supporting us. Thank you for listening to our episodes and sharing them with others. If you have 5-10 minutes, please fill out our annual audience survey. It will help shape the direction of the […] The post CTS 278: 2021 Year in Review appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/27/202112 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 277: Pandemic Impact to Office Wi-Fi

With the pandemic to continue on, how does this impact future carpeted office Wi-Fi projects? More workers are wanting to work from home, avoiding long commutes, easier way of life, and just avoiding the office altogether. Some businesses have opted to move towards a more remote workforce thus reducing their office footprint. Many other businesses […] The post CTS 277: Pandemic Impact to Office Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/20/202126 minutes, 16 seconds
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CTS 276: Arista Networks Wi-Fi Solution Overview (Sponsored)

In this episode, Arista Networks joins the podcast to provide an overview of their Wi-Fi solution – Arista Cognitive Wi-Fi. Arista Networks acquired Mojo Networks in 2018. Today, it forms CloudVision Wi-Fi that provides network administrators with a view of end user experience on their Wi-Fi networks. Robert Ferruolo and Metka Dragos join us from […] The post CTS 276: Arista Networks Wi-Fi Solution Overview (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/6/20211 hour, 34 minutes, 12 seconds
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CTS 275: What’s in Your APoS Kit?

A common question we get and see on the CTS Slack is what equipment we have in our AP-on-a-Stick (APoS) kit? In this episode, we discuss the core components of our APoS kit including the tripod, AP stand, casters, cases, etc. The most common question about APoS is the tripod. Which one should you get […] The post CTS 275: What’s in Your APoS Kit? appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/18/202153 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 274: Designing Wi-Fi for Lecture Halls

Designing Wi-Fi for university lecture halls can be challenging. From dealing with BYOD, high density, aesthetics, and more.. How do you tackle it? What should you consider? And what will the results be? There are many challenges to consider such as high density, high capacity, BYOD, aesthetics, application usage, and more. All must be considered […] The post CTS 274: Designing Wi-Fi for Lecture Halls appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/27/202144 minutes, 49 seconds
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CTS 273 – Fortinet at MFD6

In this episode, we talk about what updates Fortinet brings to Mobility Field Day 6. Fortinet reminds us that they have a full stack offering with security first. We like to call it their FortiOffering. Security is always at the heart of their solutions. They have products to answer a lot of needs – Very […] The post CTS 273 – Fortinet at MFD6 appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/13/202124 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 272: NetAlly’s BLE Survey & LANBERT

NetAlly continues to add features to their existing handheld tools. In this episode, we’re going to take a look at two features for the EtherScope nXG, the BLE survey and LANBERT which was showcased at Mobility Field Day 6. BLE is integrated into more and more APs nowadays (Mist, Aruba, Meraki…). BLE is leveraged for […] The post CTS 272: NetAlly’s BLE Survey & LANBERT appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/30/202122 minutes, 15 seconds
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CTS 271 – Ventev VenVolt 2 at MFD6

A new release that has both of us excited is the VenVolt 2 from Ventev. We do quite a number of AP-on-a-Stick surveys that require a portable battery pack for an access point. The previous VenVolt provided a lot of runtime when it came to the battery. But the unit itself was rather large and […] The post CTS 271 – Ventev VenVolt 2 at MFD6 appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/23/202122 minutes, 15 seconds
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CTS 270: MFD6 – Juniper / Mist

At MFD6, Mist has released their framework for how to design Wi-Fi networks. There are many videos to go through with supporting content. Many more videos are in the works. The Wi-Fi design framework was developed by Peter Mackenzie. There’s a lot of great information on the site and they make it entertaining with characters […] The post CTS 270: MFD6 – Juniper / Mist appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/16/202123 minutes, 46 seconds
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CTS 269 – Arista at MFD6

Arista Networks rejoins Mobility Field Day and in this episode we’re discussing Arista’s cloud solution and the openness. The solid cloud solution presented by Arista comes with their own Autonomous Artificial Intelligence named Ava. The AI has a lot of data at her disposal. It’s an impressive amount of data stored in the cloud giving […] The post CTS 269 – Arista at MFD6 appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/2/202126 minutes, 24 seconds
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CTS 268 – MFD6 Aruba Central & Wi-Fi 6E AP Reveal

Aruba Central is the future of Aruba Networks. The vision of cloud being a central platform is taking shape with the addition of services beyond AP management: Edge Services Platform AI Insights AI Ops Remote Troubleshooting Over the last few years, Aruba Networks has improved Aruba Central significantly as it becomes a huge part of […] The post CTS 268 – MFD6 Aruba Central & Wi-Fi 6E AP Reveal appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/26/202128 minutes, 44 seconds
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CTS 267: Tackling Mental Health and Burnout

You are probably burned out. This pandemic had some of us working in overdrive to connect users, COVID clinics, remote users, and more. So how do we, as IT professionals, tackle mental health and burnout? We’re working to capacity and often more than 8-10 hours a day. Morning, day, and night we’re working. In between […] The post CTS 267: Tackling Mental Health and Burnout appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/19/202154 minutes, 46 seconds
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CTS 266: Private Cellular Demystified

We welcome Brian White, Director of Systems Engineering at Celona. He handles customer deployments and interactions and provides initial education consulting of the product with the customers. One of the primary reasons for using private cellular is the promise of reliable mobility. It lends itself to specific use cases. We’ve had Celona on the show […] The post CTS 266: Private Cellular Demystified appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/5/202148 minutes, 58 seconds
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CTS 265: Wi-Fi News – 6 GHz, Wi-Fi 6E AP, Stress Test, Tools/Apps

In this week’s episode we are talking about what has been happening in the Wi-Fi world in the past couple of weeks. 6GHz More and more countries are allowing licence-exempt use on 6GHz. In the Americas, most countries are allowing use of the entire 1200MHz. Follow Chuck Lukaszewski on Twitter to get the updates: https://twitter.com/RF_ChuckCanada […] The post CTS 265: Wi-Fi News – 6 GHz, Wi-Fi 6E AP, Stress Test, Tools/Apps appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/21/202143 minutes, 23 seconds
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CTS 264: Spectrum Analysis

It’s been a while since we last talked about Spectrum Analysis (SpecAn). It was all the way back on Episode 39. In this episode, we’re going to define what Spectrum Analysis is. We’ll then discuss why we should perform SpecAn. Maybe it’s because you want to locate a source of interference. What are the different […] The post CTS 264: Spectrum Analysis appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/31/202150 minutes, 49 seconds
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CTS 263: Wi-Fi Vulnerability – FragAttacks

Mathy Vanhoef, a well respected Wi-Fi security researcher, has identified a dozen vulnerabilities in the 802.11 protocol called FragAttacks. FragAttacks is short for Fragmentation and Aggregation Attacks. It’s based upon how wireless frames are received and reassembled on a device or access point (AP). Unfortunately, this vulnerability has been present since Wi-Fi existed  and nearly […] The post CTS 263: Wi-Fi Vulnerability – FragAttacks appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/17/202127 minutes, 43 seconds
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CTS 262: Troubleshooting Common Wi-Fi Problems with RUCKUS

In this episode, we are trying to assess how easy it is to troubleshoot common Wi-Fi problems using RUCKUS cloud. We want to give you an idea of what it would look like to perform troubleshooting from our point of view. We outline what we like and what we would want to see improved. We […] The post CTS 262: Troubleshooting Common Wi-Fi Problems with RUCKUS appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/30/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 261: Troubleshoot Common Wi-Fi Issue with Mist

In this episode, we are trying to assess how easy it is to troubleshoot common Wi-Fi problems using the Mist solution. We want to give you an idea of what it would look like to perform troubleshooting from our point of view. We outline what we like and what we would want to see improved. […] The post CTS 261: Troubleshoot Common Wi-Fi Issue with Mist appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/12/20210
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CTS 260: Troubleshoot Common Wi-Fi Problems with Meraki Health

In this episode, we are trying to assess how easy it is to troubleshoot common Wi-Fi problems using the Meraki Health solution. We want to give you an idea of what it would look like to perform troubleshooting from our point of view. We outline what we like and what we would want to see […] The post CTS 260: Troubleshoot Common Wi-Fi Problems with Meraki Health appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/29/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 57 seconds
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CTS 259: Optimizing for Client Devices

Are we relying too much on proprietary tech to optimize Wi-Fi for client devices? Recently, Rowell had to optimize a wireless network which became this episode. What do we think about features like client load balancing? Can it work efficiently and how do client devices react to it? Is there a better way to load […] The post CTS 259: Optimizing for Client Devices appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/22/202145 minutes, 23 seconds
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CTS 258: This Week In Wireless – 802.11-2020

New IEEE-802.11 Standard The IEEE published, on February 26th, a new version of the IEEE 802.11 standards. It is called IEEE-802.11-2020. Did you get your copy yet? But take note: 802.11ax didn’t make it to this version – womp womp. You can buy it here if you cannot wait: https://standards.ieee.org/standard/802_11-2020.html Here is the timeline of […] The post CTS 258: This Week In Wireless – 802.11-2020 appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/9/202139 minutes, 7 seconds
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CTS 257: When Should You Do APoS?

In this episode, Rowell and I talk about some of the reasons why we do some AP-on-a-Stick site surveys. Both of us share some of the APoS work we have been doing in different environments. We get into some of the equipment we used to make our measurements. And we also talk about what we […] The post CTS 257: When Should You Do APoS? appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/22/202140 minutes, 56 seconds
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CTS256: IoT with Troy Martin

This week, we have Troy Martin on the show to talk about IoT. We talk about the IoT landscape and which wireless technologies are used both at home and in the enterprise space. Troy Martin, CWNE #90 and CWNE Advisory Board Member, works as a Principal Consultant for Trogen Consulting. He also co-host a podcast […] The post CTS256: IoT with Troy Martin appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/8/202156 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS255: Our Warehouse Wi-Fi Design Walkthrough

Following episode CTS 252 where we talk about our general Wi-Fi Design methodologies, we wanted to do a deep dive on warehouse Wi-Fi. Enjoy the episode: We covered a few things that are even more relevant in a warehouse / manufacturing environment: Installation heights Choosing the right antenna Choosing the proper installation type Choosing the […] The post CTS255: Our Warehouse Wi-Fi Design Walkthrough appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/1/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 14 seconds
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CTS 254: How Wiflex uses APIs for their Services

We’ve had many discussions about using APIs with Wi-Fi. Mostly it’s been around learning Python, practicing with simple projects, or using scripts to enhance our work with clients. Today, we bring on Jonas Dekkers from Wiflex. Wiflex is an cloud-based service to help organizations onboard their customers and end users onto the Wi-Fi network. Jonas […] The post CTS 254: How Wiflex uses APIs for their Services appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/25/20211 hour
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CTS 253: Mist AI JNCIA Certification with John Breth

In this episode, we are welcoming John Breth to talk about the Mist AI JNCIA certification. John Breth work as an IT/Cyber Architect. His focus is security but he decided to go for all Juniper JNCIA certifications last year, which led him to try out the JNCIA Mist AI certification. It was nice to hear […] The post CTS 253: Mist AI JNCIA Certification with John Breth appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/18/202154 minutes, 52 seconds
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CTS 252: Our Wi-Fi Design Walkthrough

We’re providing a view of how we use Ekahau Pro to perform predictive modeling of an office floor plan. In a future episode, we will do a walkthrough of a warehouse predictive model. François and I perform Wi-Fi design differently. This episode we talk about our differences, the goals we’re trying to achieve, and an […] The post CTS 252: Our Wi-Fi Design Walkthrough appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/11/20211 hour, 15 minutes, 18 seconds
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CTS 251 – Fast BSS Transition Frame Exchanges (CWAP)

In this episode, we’re going to cover a small topic of the CWAP certification. We’re taking a look at the frame exchanges that occur during 802.11r or Fast BSS Transition. In our scenario we’ll use my iPhone which associates to AP1 and roams to AP2. Without 802.11r, the roam will take additional time to complete. […] The post CTS 251 – Fast BSS Transition Frame Exchanges (CWAP) appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/4/202122 minutes, 27 seconds
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CTS 250: 2020 Year in Review

After 47 episodes we’re closing the book in another year of podcasting. We missed 5 episodes which is not bad for publishing every week. We run this podcast in addition to our careers and while being with our families. We’ve certainly enjoyed the process along the way and have learned a lot. There was plenty […] The post CTS 250: 2020 Year in Review appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/28/202057 minutes, 10 seconds
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CTS 249: RF Behaviours

In this episode, we talk about the different behaviours that an RF signal can have while travelling through different environments. This will help you better understand what happens to Wi-Fi signals as they travel away from their transmitters. This is a very nice episode if you are studying for your CWNA or if you are […] The post CTS 249: RF Behaviours appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/21/202039 minutes, 41 seconds
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CTS 248: Deploy FreeRADIUS on your WLAN Pi

This week, we are showcasing how you can deploy freeradius on your WLAN Pi. This is, yet, another way to take advantage of your WLAN Pi to do your work as a Wi-Fi Engineer. Why would you want to deploy freeradius on a WLAN Pi? Here are a few reasons why: Start a quick radius […] The post CTS 248: Deploy FreeRADIUS on your WLAN Pi appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/14/202054 minutes, 20 seconds
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CTS 247: The Best Wi-Fi Apps for MacOS

We have the author of the best Wi-Fi apps for MacOS, Adrian Granados, joining us on this  episode. Adrian went full-time with his company, Intuitibits, to dedicate more time to his applications so we can be better working with Wi-Fi. We last had Adrian on the show on Episode 7! He describes what it was […] The post CTS 247: The Best Wi-Fi Apps for MacOS appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/7/202059 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 246: Wi-Fi Coffee Hour – Unboxing, Quadrants, UNII4, and more

This episode comes from our live stream of Wi-Fi Coffee Hour where we discuss industry news. Watch the video version below. And be sure to follow us on YouTube! I’ve had a brand new access point sitting in a box for a while now, why don’t we unbox it. And what are the differences between […] The post CTS 246: Wi-Fi Coffee Hour – Unboxing, Quadrants, UNII4, and more appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/30/202055 minutes, 16 seconds
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CTS 245: Celona Edge Architecture and Live Demo

Celona joins the podcast to show us the platform capabilities of Celona Edge and enterprise integration. We also take a look of a live demo running on San Jose State University. Take a look at how CBRS can be used in a private network environment. For a visual look at the solution, check out the […] The post CTS 245: Celona Edge Architecture and Live Demo appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/18/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 244: Handheld Wi-Fi Tools with netAlly

Which tools are best to use for Wi-Fi troubleshooting? Maybe you’re using a handful of tools to complete the job. Each tool performs a specific function and in the end we need to merge the data collected into a single report or next action. For a few months, I’ve been testing the netAlly EtherScope nXG. […] The post CTS 244: Handheld Wi-Fi Tools with netAlly appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/9/202054 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 243: 802.11 Power Saving

Power saving is a normal function of mobile devices. It’s required to conserve battery. In this episode, we summarize what we’ve read about Power Management from the 802.11 standard. Power save (PS) is a power management mode in which a station (STA) alternates between two states: Awake: STA is fully powered Dozing: STA is not […] The post CTS 243: 802.11 Power Saving appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/2/202045 minutes, 1 second
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CTS 242: Dynamic Bandwidth Operation

Dynamic bandwidth operation occurs when a transmitter attempts to acquire the medium for a bonded channel but is only cleared to use a smaller channel width. For example, let’s consider an access point configured to serve devices with a 40 MHz channel width. A device would transmit an RTS for 40 MHz but the receiver […] The post CTS 242: Dynamic Bandwidth Operation appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/26/202016 minutes, 58 seconds
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CTS 241: Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist Certification

Meraki has been around for a long time. With over 508k customers, 2.5 million active networks, and in 190 countries, it’s about time there’s a certification around Meraki technologies. The Meraki-specific certification is the Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist Certification. The exam is called Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions, exam number 500-220 ECMS. Meraki’s ECMS certification covers […] The post CTS 241: Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist Certification appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/12/202040 minutes, 22 seconds
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CTS240: New Mist Training & Certifications

Juniper is coming out with a new certification track for Mist under the Juniper certification portfolio. This track will be focused on Wi-Fi as well as anything Mist related. JNCIS-MistAI is the first official certification. Became available on September 28th 2020. JNCIA-MistAI will be coming before the end of the year. The new Juniper Mist […] The post CTS240: New Mist Training & Certifications appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/5/20200
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CTS 239: Google’s Orion WiFi

Inside of Google’s in-house incubator, Area 120, is the birth of Orion WiFi. A new way for network operators to offer their Wi-Fi to carriers and generate revenue. In this episode, we have two guests from Google: Raj Gajwani Rich Mazzola Orion WiFi lets businesses such as public venues sell their Wi-Fi capacity to cellular […] The post CTS 239: Google’s Orion WiFi appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/28/202049 minutes, 22 seconds
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CTS 238: Integration of Juniper Switches in Mist

In this episode, we’re bringing on some special guests from Juniper Networks. We’re going to discuss the integration of Juniper Networks switches into the Mist dashboard. Our special guests are: Sujit Ghosh Ahbi Shamsundar Jussi Kiviniemi Our agenda for this episode is to get a look behind the scenes of integrating other platforms, such as […] The post CTS 238: Integration of Juniper Switches in Mist appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/21/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 19 seconds
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CTS 237: Wi-Fi for Automated Vehicles

In this episode François talks about a recent project he worked on. He was asked to assess a couple of Wi-Fi environments for the use of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) in manufacturing environments. Context Wi-Fi assessment for use of automated vehicles in manufacturing environments Make sure that the AGV will have a stable and reliable […] The post CTS 237: Wi-Fi for Automated Vehicles appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/14/202026 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS236: 802.11be – The Future of Wi-Fi

In this week’s episode, we talk about the future of Wi-Fi following up on the publication of the following document from the IEEE: Current Status and Directions of IEEE 802.11be, the Future Wi-Fi 7 (https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9090146) The authors of this document are: Evgeny Khorov, Ilya Levitsky and Ian F. Akyildiz IEEE 802.11be has been named EHT […] The post CTS236: 802.11be – The Future of Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/7/20200
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CTS 235: Campus Outdoor Wi-Fi Deployment

As universities get closer to the start of the academic year, many are planning to hold classes outdoors. At my campus, outdoor Wi-Fi is still in the works. It’s even an initiative. Since we’re in California, the weather is perfect for outdoor classes. The challenge was rolling out equipment as fast as we can prior […] The post CTS 235: Campus Outdoor Wi-Fi Deployment appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/31/202043 minutes, 19 seconds
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CTS 234: 802.11k and 802.11v

We’re taking a look at a high level look at 802.11k and 802.11v. How have we seen it in the environments we go into today and do the devices support 802.11k and 802.11v? First, determine if the Wi-Fi infrastructure has 802.11k/v enabled. This is fairly easy to determine and François has a great blog post […] The post CTS 234: 802.11k and 802.11v appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/24/202045 minutes, 16 seconds
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CTS 233: Python scripting, Ekahau and Meraki

In this episode Rowell talks about an issue he is troubleshooting for one of its customer. François talks about some python scripts he has been working on. Ekahau Python Script The objectives of the script is to produce a document that will hold all the information related to access points installations. The script creates the […] The post CTS 233: Python scripting, Ekahau and Meraki appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/17/20200
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CTS 232: Introduction to 5G with Andrew Von Nagy

In this episode, we are talking with Andrew Von Nagy from Celona about 5G. What will 5G technology bring to the table? Increase speed, more spectrum band use, CBRS at 3.55 GHz, C-Band (3.7 to 4.2), 6 GHz for unlicensed 5G (licensed assisted access), and millimeter wave (60 GHz). With 5G, comes new use cases. […] The post CTS 232: Introduction to 5G with Andrew Von Nagy appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/10/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 47 seconds
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CTS 231: Transitioning to Industry 4.0 with Kilian Löser

We had the pleasure to have Kilian Löser on the show to talk about Wi-Fi in manufacturing envrionments. We took the opportunity to talk about what is coming up and how these environments are evolving with Industry 4.0. Feel free to follow Kilian on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/loeserkilian/) and Twitter(@KilianLoeser). In this episode, we’ve talk about the […] The post CTS 231: Transitioning to Industry 4.0 with Kilian Löser appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/3/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 3 seconds
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Mobility Field Day 5, pySerial, Podcast Update

Welcome to the coffee hour ☕️ This is a casual Clear to Send (CTS) conversation over coffee where we talk about different topics. In this hour, we run through different topics from recent evThis is a casual Clear to Send (CTS) conversation over coffee where we talk about different topics. In this hour, we present […] The post Mobility Field Day 5, pySerial, Podcast Update appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/27/20201 hour, 11 minutes, 36 seconds
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CTS 230: OpenRoaming

In this episode, we welcome’s Tiago Rodrigues, CEO of the Wireless Broadband Alliance, and Matt MacPherson, Wireless CTO at Cisco to talk about OpenRoaming. The Wireless Broadband Alliance recently took over the ownership and management of OpenRoaming from Cisco. We had a great time and great discussion with Tiago and Matt and hope that you […] The post CTS 230: OpenRoaming appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/27/20200
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CTS 229: Introduction to WPA3

In this episode, we are providing an introduction to WPA3. We also show how to configure it on a Cisco controller as well as how you could validate it by looking at Wi-Fi frames: Introduction WPA3 is the improved version of Wi-Fi security. It updates WPA2 which is commonly used everywhere in Wi-Fi networks.  Why […] The post CTS 229: Introduction to WPA3 appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/20/202052 minutes, 49 seconds
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CTS 228: Contact Tracing with Mist

In this episode, we had the pleasure to have Sunalini Sankhavaram and Robert Boardman from Mist to talk about Contact Tracing. We have recorded this episode in the video format as well so we could demo the solution for you guys. (Thank you Rowell for spending a few hours editing the video!) Here is the […] The post CTS 228: Contact Tracing with Mist appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/13/202057 minutes, 23 seconds
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CTS 227: Our Wi-Fi Site Survey Experience

Reminiscing on previous site surveys, what we wish we knew, and a newly released course created by François and Rowell. The post CTS 227: Our Wi-Fi Site Survey Experience appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/6/202056 minutes, 10 seconds
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CTS 226: Wi-Fi Capacity Planning

What is Wi-Fi Capacity Planning? In this episode, we discuss what Wi-Fi capacity is, how it can be done, and what are some of the “gotchas” when you are doing capacity planning. When it comes to Wi-Fi capacity planning, many rely on the built-in tools to help us determine how many access points (APs) are […] The post CTS 226: Wi-Fi Capacity Planning appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/29/202055 minutes, 52 seconds
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CTS 225: Pod-a-Thon fundraising for COVID-19 relief

This is the recording on the live episode we recorded part of the Pod-a-Thon organized by the WLA. The goal was to raise fund for the COVID-19 relief cause. In this episode, we talked about the behind the scene of the Clear To Send podcast. This includes talks related to the latest recordings we have […] The post CTS 225: Pod-a-Thon fundraising for COVID-19 relief appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/22/202058 minutes, 3 seconds
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CTS 224: Virtual Conferences

In this episode of WiFi Coffee Hour, Rowell and François go on a live stream to discuss the shift from in-person to virtual conferences. There’s no doubt the virtual conference will not live up to an in-person event. Some of you may have been planning to attend a conference for the first time only to […] The post CTS 224: Virtual Conferences appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/15/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 58 seconds
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CTS 223: How Does an Antenna Work?

In this episode, we have Ben Robson, RF Engineer, with us to explain how an antenna works. He went into great details on how the antenna works. It is probably the longest episode we have recorded so far! But it is well worth it! Thank you Ben for coming on the show to educate us! […] The post CTS 223: How Does an Antenna Work? appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/8/20201 hour, 37 minutes, 19 seconds
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CTS 222: Wi-Fi Alliance with Kevin Robinson

In this episode, we were delighted to have Kevin Robinson, Senior Vice President of Marketing at the Wi-Fi Alliance, with us. We talked about the Wi-Fi Alliance as well as the upcoming Wi-Fi 6e certification program. Enjoy! Agenda Introducing Kevin Robinson, Senior VP of Marketing Overview of the organization Who is the Wi-Fi Alliance Alliance, […] The post CTS 222: Wi-Fi Alliance with Kevin Robinson appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/1/20200
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CTS 221: Industrial Wi-Fi with Scott McNeil

In this episode, we are talking about Wi-Fi in the Industrial environment with Scott McNeil. Scott has great experience designing, deploying and troubleshooting Wi-Fi and these environments and share his experiences with us! We are also talking about how the Industrial 4.0 revolution will impact how we will be using Wi-Fi in an industrial environment. […] The post CTS 221: Industrial Wi-Fi with Scott McNeil appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/25/202048 minutes, 45 seconds
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CTS 220: WLAN Pi & Python Scripting

What tools come to mind when you're doing remote troubleshooting? Have you ever used a WLAN Pi? In this episode, François and I did a live stream on the CTS YouTube channel, highlighting the capabilities of the WLAN Pi. The post CTS 220: WLAN Pi & Python Scripting appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/18/202054 minutes, 29 seconds
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CTS 219: Wireless Broadband Alliance with Tiago Rodrigues and Gabriel Desjardins

In this episode we wanted to introduce the Wireless Broadband Alliance to you guys. In order to do so, we invited 2 special guests: Tiago Rodrigues CEO at Wireless Broadband Alliance Gabriel Desjardins Director of Product Marketing, Broadcom Wireless Connectivity division and Board Member at WBA Topics In this episodes, we are talking about the […] The post CTS 219: Wireless Broadband Alliance with Tiago Rodrigues and Gabriel Desjardins appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/11/202053 minutes, 27 seconds
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CTS 218: 6GHz PSD & AFC with Chuck Lukaszewski

In this episode, we have Chuck Lukaszewski, VP of Wireless Strategy & Standards for HPE, to talk about two technical aspects of 6GHz: Power Spectral Density (PSD) Automated Frequency Coordination (AFC) On top of explaining these technical concepts, Chuck gives tones of useful information on 6GHz regulations for both the US and Europe. Podcast Content […] The post CTS 218: 6GHz PSD & AFC with Chuck Lukaszewski appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/4/20200
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CTS 217: Bringing 6GHz to Fruition with Chris Szymanski

Chris Szymanski, director of product marketing and government affairs for Broadcom, joins us on the show to talk about the process of getting the 6GHz band available for unlicensed use. Chris has been involved in the process for more than 4 years and shares some of his insights on the whole process. Episode Agenda FCC […] The post CTS 217: Bringing 6GHz to Fruition with Chris Szymanski appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/27/202058 minutes, 12 seconds
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CTS 216: TWIW – Cisco Exams Online, New Channel Chart, No-Twitter Chuck on Twitter

This Week in Wireless (TWIW) - Cisco exams now online, new channel chart for 6 GHz, No-Twitter Chuck now on Twitter, and more. The post CTS 216: TWIW – Cisco Exams Online, New Channel Chart, No-Twitter Chuck on Twitter appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/20/202031 minutes, 5 seconds
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CTS 215: UniFi for SMB

With the current offerings from Ubiquiti UniFi, there's just the one-time cost to keep things simple. Paying for the hardware will include some advanced features, analytics, and monitoring tools often excluded from other SMB Wi-Fi solutions. The post CTS 215: UniFi for SMB appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/13/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 1 second
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CTS 214: SMB Wi-Fi – EnGenius Cloud

SMB Wi-Fi Here are the important criteria to consider when choosing an SMB Wi-Fi solution: Price Ease of configuration Reliability Feature Set Security Listen to this episode in order to know how the EnGenius Cloud solution is doing on each of these criteria. EnGenius Wi-Fi Offering Price Cloud Managed APs: ECW115 2×2 WiFi 5 Wall-Plate: […] The post CTS 214: SMB Wi-Fi – EnGenius Cloud appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/6/202045 minutes, 3 seconds
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CTS 212: How To Approach an APoS Survey

Listen to our practical approach to AP-on-a-Stick (APoS) surveys, what to do on-site, how to interact with people, and the equipment you'll need. The post CTS 212: How To Approach an APoS Survey appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/23/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 2 seconds
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CTS 211: A Look Into 802.11v

News The spread of COVID-19 is getting serious. We talked about its effects on Wi-Fi and on our jobs 2020 WLPC videos are available There will be a WLPC 2020 in Mexico in Spanish Wireless Update #2 is out on The Wi-Fi YouTube Channel Aruba announced a new technology called Aruba Air Pass designed to […] The post CTS 211: A Look Into 802.11v appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/16/202042 minutes, 29 seconds
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CTS 210: TWIW – Kr00k, CLI Mapping, YouTube, FCC, & DevNet

Welcome to another episode of This Week in Wireless (TWiW) where we discuss recent news in the wireless industry. Kr00k Products affected: (Broadcom and Cypress Chips) Aruba 200 series 344 & 345 504 & 505 514 & 515 Cisco C9115 C9120 The vulnerability wouldn’t be too easy to pull off without being in proximity of […] The post CTS 210: TWIW – Kr00k, CLI Mapping, YouTube, FCC, & DevNet appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/2/202047 minutes, 30 seconds
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CTS 209: Python & Wi-Fi

News François wins 2020 Content Contribution of the Year at WLPC from Wi-Fi Awards Other winners: David Coleman – Lifetime Achievement Award Lariana Liu – Rookie of the Year Ekahau – Innovation of the Year Award Wi-Fi Explorer – Product of the Year Award Cisco – Company Leadership of the Year Award Meraki Releases New […] The post CTS 209: Python & Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/24/202051 minutes, 52 seconds
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CTS 208: Introduction to APIs

Application Programming Interface: communication protocol or interface used to interact between different pieces of software. In networking, you could have an API available to interact between a Wireless Controller and a script coded by the network admin. APIs make it very easy to interact with our networking equipment to configure, operate and monitor them. In […] The post CTS 208: Introduction to APIs appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/17/202035 minutes
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CTS207: The New CWNP Track with Tom Carpenter

Following up CTS 204 (https://www.cleartosend.net/cts-204-cwnp-certifications/) where we talked about the different CWNP certifications, we invited Tom Carpenter (CTO at CWNP) to come and talk about the new CWNP track. The new CWNP Track – The Rest of Wireless (IoT) In this episode Tom presents the new track, explain who is the target audience and share […] The post CTS207: The New CWNP Track with Tom Carpenter appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/10/20200
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CTS 206: A look Into 802.11k

News Next Generation CBRS Standard: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200123005555/en/Wireless-Innovation-Forum-Issues-Next-Generation-CBRS-Standard Client Distribution at CLEUR: https://twitter.com/SNMPguy/status/1222794787398602752?s=20 Ekahau about to launch a new tool: https://twitter.com/ekahau/status/1223368179000455168?s=20 Register for the product launch: https://wifi.ekahau.com/new-tool-to-win-the-war-against-bad-wifi-networks?utm_campaign=2020%20TOF%20Webinars&utm_content=114769185&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&hss_channel=tw-26760583 Eight Wi-Fi Trend expected in 2020 by the WFA: https://www.wi-fi.org/beacon/the-beacon/eight-wi-fi-trends-expected-in-2020 Conference on Port Wireless Solutions: http://www.portcomms2020.com/ CWNP JTA 802.11k (Radio Resource Measurement) 802.11k was published in 2008 and added to […] The post CTS 206: A look Into 802.11k appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/3/20200
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CTS 205: 5 Tips For Migrating to the Cisco Catalyst 9800

Dave Benham was first introduced on the show as a highlight to him and what he does. We interviewed him at a previous Cisco Live. Today we have the joy of having him speak on the show about his tips for migrating to the Cisco Catalyst 9800 wireless controller. The Cisco Catalyst 9800 wireless controller […] The post CTS 205: 5 Tips For Migrating to the Cisco Catalyst 9800 appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/27/202048 minutes, 57 seconds
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CTS 204: CWNP Certifications

In this episode, we talk about all the CWNP certifications available today. We provide an overview of each and give some tips on how to study for them. Enjoy 🙂 The Wi-Fi Track CWNP Entry Level Certifications CWS (Certified Wireless Specialist) https://www.cwnp.com/certifications/cws-100/ Objectives: https://www.cwnp.com/uploads/cws-100-objectives.pdf Study Guide: https://amzn.to/38kIgqM  CWT (Certified Wireless Technician) https://www.cwnp.com/certifications/cwt-100/ Objectives: https://www.cwnp.com/uploads/cwt-100-objectives.pdf Study […] The post CTS 204: CWNP Certifications appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/20/20200
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CTS 203: TWIW – Wi-Fi 6E, Powershell, Antennas, Training

In This Week In Wi-Fi (TWIW) we have a number of things to share. One of them being a bigger part of the new year and an interesting one too. We’re going to provide you with what we found this week in the news relating to wireless Before we get started, make sure to complete […] The post CTS 203: TWIW – Wi-Fi 6E, Powershell, Antennas, Training appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/13/202034 minutes, 35 seconds
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CTS 202: Building A Wireless Lab

The purpose of having a lab Why do we build our own labs? For many of us, it started with certification. It allowed us to learn about our jobs. We wanted to get better at what we do every day. Learning is a big part of what we do to become experts. Having a lab […] The post CTS 202: Building A Wireless Lab appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/6/202057 minutes, 30 seconds
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CTS 201: RTLS Stories & Failures with Jussi & Wes

In this episode we have Jussi Kiviniemi and Wes Purvis to talk about RTLS, and especially RTLS failures! We talked about the important considerations to keep in mind while deploying a network to be used for location based services in order to avoid failures. Both Jussi and Wes had some experiencing designing, deploying and validation […] The post CTS 201: RTLS Stories & Failures with Jussi & Wes appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/30/201946 minutes, 51 seconds
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CTS 200: What We Learned After 200 Episodes

Merry Christmas Everyone 🎄 Because we and our friends at WiFi Training are in the giving mood and we’ve reached 200 episodes, we have a phenomenal giveaway! CWNA Lab Workbook 20hrs of lab access Please fill out the form below These are the top 5 episodes 2019. The most listened to of this year. Looks […] The post CTS 200: What We Learned After 200 Episodes appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/23/201946 minutes, 37 seconds
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CTS 199: Starting Up A Consultancy Business

Starting a business can feel quite overwhelming. In this episode, Rowell and I share how we got started, what we have learn from going through the process and give you guys some tips on what needs to be done when starting up a consultancy business. What to do to start Here is a list of […] The post CTS 199: Starting Up A Consultancy Business appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/16/201947 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 198: Fast BSS Transition – 802.11r

What is the purpose of 11r. Published in 2008 and rolled up to the 802.11 standard in 2012. An amendment to improve handoff from one AP to another. This handoff is the same with or without 11r, the device is what ultimately decides when and where to roam. As security was added, so were the […] The post CTS 198: Fast BSS Transition – 802.11r appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/9/201956 minutes, 17 seconds
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CTS 197: Getting Into Wi-Fi Consulting

We’re going to talk about a slightly different topic. We want to start a series on the business aspect of wireless. Some of you may be consultants, started your own business, or are thinking about starting your own consulting business. 2 1/2 years ago, I started a consulting business. The process of starting and managing […] The post CTS 197: Getting Into Wi-Fi Consulting appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/2/201938 minutes, 48 seconds
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CTS 196: Awards, Wi-Fi Design Day, Ekahau

We’re approaching episode 200! And we’ll make it there before the end of the year. I can’t believe we’ve made it this far. A lot of this we thank you, the listener. IT Blog Awards hosted by CiscoClear To Send is a Finalist under Podcast and a Video Series! We can’t thank you guys enough […] The post CTS 196: Awards, Wi-Fi Design Day, Ekahau appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/25/201921 minutes, 4 seconds
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CTS 195: DevNet Associate Challenge

You’ve probably heard how a network engineer should learn how to code because the job is changing. Our network will be driven by APIs. The role is changing. It’s not going to be overnight. The role of a network engineer will always be important. The same goes for a wireless network engineer.  But we can […] The post CTS 195: DevNet Associate Challenge appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/11/201939 minutes, 12 seconds
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CTS 194: State of Wi-Fi 6 from WLPC

From the WLPC Prague presentation. We’ll go over our presentation and what we’ve found about Wi-Fi 6 from our testing. You can watch our WLPC Prague presentation on YouTube from the WLAN Pros channel. It will include a live Wi-Fi 6 demo where we include the audience. The demo consisted of 10 WLANpi running iPerf3 […] The post CTS 194: State of Wi-Fi 6 from WLPC appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/4/201945 minutes
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CTS 193: Fortinet @ MOBILITY FIELD DAY 4

We all know Fortinet as a security company, but they also provide wireless products. They actually started to do wireless when their customers asked them to secure their own Wi-Fi Networks. This year at Mobility Field Day 4, they wanted to talk about their overall wireless offering. If you want to catch back with the […] The post CTS 193: Fortinet @ MOBILITY FIELD DAY 4 appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/28/201952 minutes, 27 seconds
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CTS 192: Aruba @ Mobility Field Day 4

Aruba covered a lot of subjects during their Mobility Field Day presentations this year, bringing some of their brightness staff members on stage. In this episode, we are discussing hot topics such as IoT, Wi-Fi in the 6GHz band, Wi-Fi 6, new Wi-Fi security and Passpoint. If you want to catch back with the presentations […] The post CTS 192: Aruba @ Mobility Field Day 4 appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/21/201948 minutes, 43 seconds
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CTS 191: Mega Joint WLPC Prague Podcast

Hot off the press, an episode recorded in front of a live audience at WLPC Prague. We join WiFi Ninjas and Wireless Banter Show after a day of sessions at WLPC in Prague. This was Rowell’s first time attending WLPC, which was an amazing experience. As usual, this was a rare in-person event for Rowell […] The post CTS 191: Mega Joint WLPC Prague Podcast appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/14/20191 hour, 4 minutes, 37 seconds
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CTS 190: Adoption Rate of Wi-Fi 6 & CBRS

This is a unique episode of Clear To Send. We did a joint recording with the Wireless Banter Show. The recording only has 2/3 of the Wireless Banter Show, Jussi and Jerry. In the beginning we have a little bit of banter, because why not. The episode was recorded with as much wireless technologies as […] The post CTS 190: Adoption Rate of Wi-Fi 6 & CBRS appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/7/201956 minutes, 15 seconds
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CTS 189: WinFi – The New Windows Wi-Fi Scanner

Helge Keck, the creator of WinFi comes on the show and talks about his new application. The new Wi-Fi scanner for Windows is already very popular and over 50 thousands people have downloaded the free tool since Helge publicly released the beta version, 1 month ago. Join us on the show to hear Helge talk […] The post CTS 189: WinFi – The New Windows Wi-Fi Scanner appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/30/20190
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CTS 188: MetaGeek @ Mobility Field Day 4

Metageek is back! It’s been awhile since we’ve heard of Metageek at any Tech Field Day events. It was very nice and refreshing to hear from them and hear them present what they have been working on. If you want to catch back with the presentations and watch them, here are the links you need: […] The post CTS 188: MetaGeek @ Mobility Field Day 4 appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/24/20190
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CTS 187: WiFi Monitoring & Assurance with NetBeez (Sponsored)

WiFi Monitoring & Assurance Using NetBeez Wireless networks get blamed a lot for today’s network issues. Any sort of hiccup leads to users creating tickets describing slow or poor performing WiFi. Enterprise organizations rely on WiFi. Central network operations centers must monitor multiple sites and quickly determine what issues may be potentially impacting business operations. […] The post CTS 187: WiFi Monitoring & Assurance with NetBeez (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/23/20191 hour, 9 minutes, 41 seconds
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CTS 186: NetAlly @ Mobility Field Day 4

NetAlly WAS the secret company. We tell you all about it in this episode. If you want to catch back with the presentations and watch them, here are the links you need: NetAlly Company Introduction: https://vimeo.com/showcase/6218644/video/354018315 NetAlly Technology Perspective: https://vimeo.com/showcase/6218644/video/354018633 NetAlly Product Portfolio: https://vimeo.com/showcase/6218644/video/354021245 NetAlly Product Update: https://vimeo.com/showcase/6218644/video/354021719 For more insights from the other delegates, […] The post CTS 186: NetAlly @ Mobility Field Day 4 appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/16/201951 minutes, 7 seconds
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CTS 185: Wi-Fi Design Q&A Webinar

Recently, we hosted a webinar for our CTS listeners. We wanted to provide a way to give back to our community and interact with them on an intimate level. Usually, you hear us on a pre-recorded episode. This time around, we all get to interact with each other. You get to ask questions and we […] The post CTS 185: Wi-Fi Design Q&A Webinar appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/9/20191 hour, 14 minutes, 59 seconds
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CTS 184: Cisco @ Mobility Field Day 4

Cisco decided to join the party and also present something at Mobility Field Day 4 this year. They talked about their new wireless Catalyst line of product, IoT and OpenRoaming. If you want to catch back with the presentations and watch them, here are the links you need: Cisco Catalyst Access Expansion to Wireless: https://vimeo.com/353900415 […] The post CTS 184: Cisco @ Mobility Field Day 4 appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/2/20190
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CTS 183: Mist @ Mobility Field Day 4

Mist is now regularly presenting at Mobility Field Day. They often like to talk about some of their success stories and update us on their “travel to the self-driving network” (i.e. how their Artificial Intelligent system is evolving). This year was no exception! If you want to catch back with the presentations and watch them, […] The post CTS 183: Mist @ Mobility Field Day 4 appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/26/20190
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CTS 182: Mobility Field Day 4 – An Overview

François was a first time delegate for Tech Field Day, attending Mobility Field Day 4 (MFD4). Since MFD4 was held in Santa Clara, we were able to record in-person together. We found an outdoor location called Santana Row. We apologize for any extra sounds you may hear because of that 🙂 In the beginning of […] The post CTS 182: Mobility Field Day 4 – An Overview appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/19/201948 minutes, 13 seconds
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CTS 181: Cisco Catalyst 9800-CL Setup

Rowell’s post: https://rowelldionicio.com/deploying-cisco-catalyst-9800-controller-on-vmware-esxi/ François’s post: https://www.semfionetworks.com/blog/setup-cisco-catalyst-9800-controller-on-your-laptop Cisco introduced the new Catalyst 9800 Wireless LAN Controller: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/wireless/catalyst-9800-series-wireless-controllers/index.html One of the main new features was the fact that they released a cloud version (escentially a VM) that you could install pretty much anywhere you want: On a private Cloud On a public Cloud (AWS) Locally on a […] The post CTS 181: Cisco Catalyst 9800-CL Setup appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/12/20190
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CTS 180: Our Expectations for Mobility Field Day 4

Mobility Field Day offers the opportunity for vendors to present what they have been working on in front of a group of talented delegates. It usually generates really good conversations and interactions. This year, Mobility Field Day will be taking place in Silicon Valley from August 14th to August 16th . The event is organized […] The post CTS 180: Our Expectations for Mobility Field Day 4 appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/5/20190
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CTS 179: 20 Years of Wi-Fi with Bob Friday

Did you know Wi-Fi turns 20 years old this year? It’s quite amazing that we’ve come to rely on Wi-Fi daily. From connecting to the Internet from our homes, watching 4k streaming videos, doing some of our important work, and connecting with family across the world. Bob Friday, CTO and Founder of Mist, joins the […] The post CTS 179: 20 Years of Wi-Fi with Bob Friday appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/29/201955 minutes, 23 seconds
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CTS 178: 7 Wi-Fi Best Practices & Guidelines

These are our Wi-Fi best practices and guidelines based on our previous experiences. So if you want to find learn how we are able to successfully deploy Wi-Fi networks with every one of our clients, then you’re in the right place. Keep reading… Why do we not have one industry set of Wi-Fi best practices […] The post CTS 178: 7 Wi-Fi Best Practices & Guidelines appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/22/20191 hour, 11 minutes, 40 seconds
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CTS 177: Wi-Fi 6 with Fred Niehaus

This episode was recorded at the Podcast Domain for Cisco Live 2019 in San Diego. In attendance is Rowell Dionicio, François Vergès, Gurpreet Singh, and Fred Niehaus. Fred has been with Cisco since 2000. Since 1993 Fred has been doing wireless. Gurpreet works for a VAR in Canada with all aspects of warehouses. Wi-Fi 5 […] The post CTS 177: Wi-Fi 6 with Fred Niehaus appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/8/201948 minutes, 20 seconds
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CTS 176: Cisco Wireless Certifications, Revamped

Things are evolving again at Cisco. This time with the certifications. Cisco is further driving the Intent-based networking model into certifications. There’s the need to drive multi-domain policy, introduce APIs and programmability. It could change the way we do things every day. Infrastructure engineers are becoming software developers? Maybe not completely but there are those […] The post CTS 176: Cisco Wireless Certifications, Revamped appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/1/201945 minutes
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CTS 175: Wi-Fi Security Updates with Hendrik Lüth

In this episode, we are interviewing Hendrik Lüth on the state of Wi-Fi security today. Hendrik works as a System Engineer for CANCOM in Germany. You can follow him on Twitter @DO9XE and on Linkedin. You can also visit and read his blog at https://linux-nerds.de/. Agenda Start conversation with the “2018” status of WiFi security WPA2 […] The post CTS 175: Wi-Fi Security Updates with Hendrik Lüth appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/24/20191 hour, 34 minutes, 18 seconds
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CTS 174: Takeaways From Cisco Live

Welcome to this episode where we do a quick recap of how Cisco Live went this year in San Diego. This is one of the few rare moments when both hosts are in the same city. Cisco Live Recap with Rasika and Stephen Check out this short video we recorded with Rasika and Stephen getting […] The post CTS 174: Takeaways From Cisco Live appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/17/201915 minutes, 28 seconds
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CTS 173: WiFi Medley 001

This week’s episode is the eve of Cisco Live. Rowell & François will be headed to San Diego for a week of learning, recording, and networking with other likeminded individuals. In this episode, we talk about various topics of Wi-Fi. You can take a look at an example of sessions we’re looking forward to at […] The post CTS 173: WiFi Medley 001 appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/9/201950 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 172: Conference Wi-Fi

This Week In Wireless Rowell recorded a video on Wi-Fi 6 on David Bombal’s YouTube channel Long version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZMA4p00c9g Short version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r62vs2uyQjM Huawei Huawei is temporarily pushed out of the Wi-Fi Alliance Wi-Fi Alliance is fully complying with the recent U.S. Department of Commerce order without revoking Huawei Technologies membership. Wi-Fi Alliance has temporarily restricted […] The post CTS 172: Conference Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/3/20191 hour, 26 minutes, 37 seconds
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CTS 171: Designing Wi-Fi Networks In Higher Education

Recently, I joined the wonder folks at iBwave to deliver a webinar on the topic of designing Wi-Fi networks in Higher Education. Thanks so much iBwave for providing me the opportunity to discuss Wi-Fi design in front of their audience. The agenda items I cover in this webinar: Challenges we see today Approach to Wi-Fi […] The post CTS 171: Designing Wi-Fi Networks In Higher Education appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/27/20191 hour, 3 minutes, 56 seconds
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CTS 170: APoS Site Surveys

Historically, AP-on-a-Stick (APoS) surveys were the only way to find out where to place the access points. We didn’t have any of the fancy software we have today to predict how the Wi-Fi signal will behave in our space. However, we still perform APoS today. In this episode, we will explain why we still use […] The post CTS 170: APoS Site Surveys appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/14/201936 minutes, 52 seconds
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CTS 169: Just The Tech

Rowell and François were invited to Cisco Headquarters, along with many others, as part of the #JustTheTech event which was planned in coordination with the Wi-Fi 6 announcement that happened on April 29, 2019. It was a jam packed day of discussions with key people from Cisco. The folks in attendance for #JustTheTech were: Rowell […] The post CTS 169: Just The Tech appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/6/201939 minutes, 59 seconds
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CTS 168: OpenRoaming

With Wi-Fi 6 and 5G now taking the stage, one has to think – what about the coexistence of the two technologies? Rowell and François met together at Cisco HQ to speak with Jérôme Henry about OpenRoaming and Cisco’s vision of seamless roaming. Rowell and François participated at an event called #JustTheTech at Cisco HQ […] The post CTS 168: OpenRoaming appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/29/201927 minutes, 17 seconds
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CTS 167: 802.11ax 1024-QAM & HE-MCSs

1024-QAM Evolution of the modulation techniques we are using today with 802.11ax (256-QAM). With 1024-QAM, we are now able to encode 10 bits per cycle on each subcarrier. The way we are able to do that is by increasing the number of different levels of amplitudes used to encode the data. If you want to […] The post CTS 167: 802.11ax 1024-QAM & HE-MCSs appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/22/201936 minutes, 57 seconds
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CTS 166: 802.11ax HE Channel Access

There are multiple functions in which a client or AP can gain access to the channel. What we’re going to discuss is in addition to the HCF and DCF. TXOP duration-based RTS/CTS Intra-BSS or inter-BSS frame determination SRG PPDU determination Two NAVs MU-RTS/CTS EDCA using MU EDCA parameters GOOD NEWS, CTS IS NOT GOING ANYWHERE! […] The post CTS 166: 802.11ax HE Channel Access appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/15/201950 minutes, 58 seconds
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CTS 165: Ekahau Unveils New Products (Sponsored)

Ekahau Connect Jussi joins us on the show to talk about the latest announcement of Ekahau Connect and new products. Jussi has been on the show multiple times before: CTS 009: Jussi Kiviniemi of Ekahau CTS 069: Jussie of Ekahau CTS 109: Ekahau Sidekick, Spectrum Analysis, and Finnish Rap CTS 142: Jussi Kiviniemi Discusses the […] The post CTS 165: Ekahau Unveils New Products (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/9/20191 hour, 21 minutes, 19 seconds
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CTS 164: 802.11ax Target Wake Time

Objectives of TWT Objectives of 802.11ax All the current power saving mechanisms defined today remain usable with ax. In addition, the 802.11ax draft defines a new mechanism called Target Wake Time or TWT. Target wake time (TWT) is used to help minimize contention between clients and reduce the amount of time a client in power […] The post CTS 164: 802.11ax Target Wake Time appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/2/201948 minutes, 2 seconds
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CTS 163: Cisco 802.11ax APs & Cisco Live

Cisco Live We have an episode full of Cisco goodness. Recently, Cisco released the data sheets to two 802.11ax access points. We have the details on these two APs, their capabilities, and some of our opinions. And speaking of Cisco, right around the corner is Cisco Live. We have our tips and the sessions we’re […] The post CTS 163: Cisco 802.11ax APs & Cisco Live appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/25/201943 minutes, 35 seconds
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CTS 162: 802.11ax OFDMA Subcarriers

With OFDMA in 802.11ax, the size of the subcarriers has been divided by 4. Going from 312.5KHz wide with OFDM to 78.125KHz wide. The symbol duration has been increased by 4 times in the meantime. Going from 3.2 microseconds with OFDM to 12.8 microseconds. View the full image here Advantages of having more subcarriers Allow […] The post CTS 162: 802.11ax OFDMA Subcarriers appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/18/201957 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 161: 802.11ax BSS Coloring

Why is there a need for BSS Coloring? To help a receiving device identify the BSS from which a receiving PPDU originates from so that there’s a reduction in BSS collision reporting a busy medium. 802.11ax allows the medium to be reused more often between OBSSs by identifying those overlapping BSSs. The primary purpose is […] The post CTS 161: 802.11ax BSS Coloring appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/4/201944 minutes, 46 seconds
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CTS 160: 802.11ax OFDMA Resource Units

802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) brings OFDMA to wireless. It’s an enhancement over OFDM which was a single-user transmission.  When a signal is sent or received it is done with one device. In OFDMA, it allows multiple access which means simultaneous transmissions to/from multiple devices. There is a downlink multi-user operation and an uplink multi-user operation. In […] The post CTS 160: 802.11ax OFDMA Resource Units appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/25/201953 minutes, 18 seconds
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CTS 159: Wi-fi 6 (802.11ax) Overview

I decided to finally get myself a little familiar with 802.11ax. I’m not sure why but I’ve pretty much ignored it until now. In this episode, I’m going to provide my overview of 802.11ax, or Wi-Fi 6. This episode will be the start of a mini series diving into detail of the components of 802.11ax. […] The post CTS 159: Wi-fi 6 (802.11ax) Overview appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/11/201928 minutes, 49 seconds
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CTS 158: 802.11w – Management Frame Protection

802.11w applies to robust management frames protected by Protected Management Frame (PMF). Wireless environment includes: Rogues Susceptible to eavesdropping Data traffic is usually encrypted Management frame is usually unencrypted Goal of 802.11w is to protect management frames from forgery or spoofing. I see it all the time in San Francisco. Deauthentication attacks coming left, right, […] The post CTS 158: 802.11w – Management Frame Protection appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/4/201927 minutes, 51 seconds
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CTS 157: The effect of rate limiting on Wi-Fi

Welcome to a new episode where we speak with Troy Martin. We’re following his presentation at WLPC Prague, Effects of Rate Limiting on Wi-Fi Flow. We ask Troy to go into more detail about rate limiting and the effect it has on Wi-Fi. Effect Of Rate Limiting on Wi-Fi Users often goes around obstacles. What […] The post CTS 157: The effect of rate limiting on Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/28/201934 minutes, 29 seconds
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CTS 156: 802.11 Service Sets

802.11 has different topologies to be aware of.  They describe how 802.11 radios may be used to communicate with each other. Many are familiar with the most common ones such as BSS and ESS. But additionally, a client can operate in an IBSS, PBSS, and MBSS. IBSS: Independent Service Set BSS: Basic Service Set ESS: […] The post CTS 156: 802.11 Service Sets appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/21/201932 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 155: Security beyond the fi

Security is much more than protecting the wireless frames over the air. We must also protect the infrastructure side, have proper segmentation, and ensure the right role based access. In this episode we speak with Chris Hinsz about security beyond Wi-Fi. Securing wireless is much more than encryption. We have WPA2, upcoming WPA3 and OWE. […] The post CTS 155: Security beyond the fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/14/201955 minutes, 23 seconds
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CTS 154: Stadium Wi-Fi with Scott Lester

This week, Scott Lester, CWNE #253, joins us on the show to talk about Stadium Wi-Fi. The post CTS 154: Stadium Wi-Fi with Scott Lester appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/7/20191 hour, 5 minutes, 13 seconds
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CTS 153: Recap of 2018 & Starting 2019

We made it to the end of 2018! In our final episode of the year, we wanted to recap the show and its top episodes. There are some good episodes to listen to or if you already have, listen to them again! Additionally, we wanted to share some brief stats about the show and how […] The post CTS 153: Recap of 2018 & Starting 2019 appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/31/201850 minutes, 40 seconds
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CTS 152: Naughty or Nice Wi-Fi

Does your Wi-Fi network make the Naughty or Nice list this December? Go through our top 5 bad and good checklist. The post CTS 152: Naughty or Nice Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/24/201846 minutes, 58 seconds
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CTS 151: What It Means To Be a CWNE

In a previous episode, François discussed what it meant to be an engineer. We thought it would only be fitting to do an episode on what it meant to be a CWNE. They are two very different things. An engineer can be a CWNE but we feel that to be a CWNE can mean something […] The post CTS 151: What It Means To Be a CWNE appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/17/201844 minutes, 56 seconds
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CTS 150: Wi-Fi Design Day, NAC, Troubleshooting, C9800, and More

Stephen Cooper flies from Australia to San Jose to record in-person for Clear To Send. But really he was in town for work and made time to meet with me, Rowell, to talk about different topics in wireless. Interview with Stephen Cooper We met at the Westin hotel which happened to be the quietest place […] The post CTS 150: Wi-Fi Design Day, NAC, Troubleshooting, C9800, and More appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/10/201848 minutes, 56 seconds
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CTS 149: 6 Characteristics Of High Performing WLANs

To deploy a high performing WLAN, in which your workforce heavily relies on, requires more than guess work. 6 Characteristics of High Performing WLANs Wi-Fi networks were originally built with coverage in mind and access points were installed in rooms where it was known to need Wi-Fi. But as businesses began migrating from Ethernet to […] The post CTS 149: 6 Characteristics Of High Performing WLANs appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/3/201834 minutes, 54 seconds
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CTS 148: What Does It Mean To Be An Engineer

François goes into what it means to be an engineer. Meet Daniel Cavazos Daniel resides in San Antonio, Texas and is a Wireless Infrastructure Sales Engineer for Ventev. Sorry, Daniel! We thought we had a photo of you but we must have missed it! What Does It Mean To Be An Engineer Definitions of an […] The post CTS 148: What Does It Mean To Be An Engineer appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/26/201822 minutes
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CTS 147: This Week In Wireless – News Roundup

This week in wireless we have a round of news to cover. Below are what we discuss on the show with our opinions. I apologize for the briefness of the show notes. I, Rowell, am traveling this week. Cisco Catalyst 9800 Wireless Controllers: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/wireless/catalyst-9800-series-wireless-controllers/index.html Commscope to Acquire ARRIS: https://www.commscope.com/NewsCenter/PressReleases/CommScope-to-Acquire-ARRIS/ Ubiquiti Networks Enterprise technology segment soars: https://www.fool.com/amp/investing/2018/11/09/ubiquiti-networks-makes-it-3-straight.aspx Golden […] The post CTS 147: This Week In Wireless – News Roundup appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/19/201852 minutes, 45 seconds
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CTS 146: Deploying Wi-Fi at Scale with Gurpreet Singh

Gurpreet Singh shares his story of how he got started in Wi-Fi. He also explains how to approach a large Wi-Fi deployment. Deploying Wi-Fi at Scale Gurpreet deployed a new Wi-Fi infrastructure for a large food chain and shared his experience. We talk about what is different when deploying at a bigger scale. Preparation is […] The post CTS 146: Deploying Wi-Fi at Scale with Gurpreet Singh appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/12/201846 minutes, 35 seconds
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CTS 145: 6 Tips for Creating Ekahau Reports

François and Rowell discuss tips to creating Ekahau reports. 6 Tips for Creating Ekahau Reports 1 – Use testing files If you have worked on any programming project before, you will easily understand this tip. Working on a report template is kind of working on a programming project. Here is a summary of the work […] The post CTS 145: 6 Tips for Creating Ekahau Reports appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/5/201842 minutes, 51 seconds
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CTS 144: Meraki Wi-Fi Tips

Rowell and François discuss their tips and advice when running a Meraki Wi-Fi network in challenging environments such as warehouse, hospitals, and dense office environments. Meraki Wi-Fi Tips There’s a big appeal for organizations to use Meraki. The ease of management is the biggest factor. With the management interface being user friendly and the hardware […] The post CTS 144: Meraki Wi-Fi Tips appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/29/201856 minutes, 52 seconds
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CTS 143: Tips On Becoming A CWNE

Coming off the end of the CWNP WiFi Trek conference, we go over our tips for becoming a CWNE. Tips on Becoming A CWNE Sometimes, we get sone questions from you guys about what it takes to become CWNE and if we have any tips. After seeing how many people at the CWNP WiFi Trek […] The post CTS 143: Tips On Becoming A CWNE appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/22/201850 minutes, 3 seconds
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CTS 142: Jussi Kiviniemi Discusses the Ekahau Acquisition

Ookla, makers behind Speedtest.net, have acquired Ekahau. Ooklahau Announced October 10th, 2018 Ookla has acquired Ekahau. The makers behind Speedtest.net are getting their hands into the Wi-Fi world by acquiring the maker of Wi-Fi validation tools. It’s a headscratcher of an acquisition. Speedtest.net is Ookla’s flagship product. It’s used by many people around the world. […] The post CTS 142: Jussi Kiviniemi Discusses the Ekahau Acquisition appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/11/201832 minutes, 9 seconds
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CTS 141: Analytics Data & Wi-Fi

Nyansa provides visibility into your Wi-Fi network. What can you do with it? Analytics Data & Wi-Fi Coming off Mobility Field Day 3 (MFD3), Nyansa brings a couple of updates. There’s a lot of data collected and presented onto the dashboard. What could be challenging is understanding all the data you’re able to see. And […] The post CTS 141: Analytics Data & Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/8/201829 minutes, 10 seconds
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CTS 140: Mist Goes All In With AI

We discuss Mist System’s bet on Artificial Intelligence in Wi-Fi Mist Goes All In With AI Mist delivers an update from a year ago when they announced their Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Wi-Fi, Marvis. With a lot more features implemented, it’s possible for a user to ask questions in a natural language and instantly get […] The post CTS 140: Mist Goes All In With AI appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/1/201834 minutes, 38 seconds
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CTS 139: Aruba Networks Demos OWE at MFD3

Understanding OWE operation from the Aruba Networks demo presented at MFD3. Aruba Networks Demos OWE Opportunistic Wireless Encryption (OWE) is a security improvement coming to open SSIDs. It’s aimed at securing the insecure. We see it everywhere. A Wi-Fi network completely open for clients to join. It’s unencrypted traffic between clients and the AP. OWE […] The post CTS 139: Aruba Networks Demos OWE at MFD3 appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/24/201822 minutes, 4 seconds
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CTS 138: CWNA with Coleman and Westcott

David Coleman and David Westcott join the show to discuss the new release of the Sybex CWNA Study Guide. Sybex CWNA Study Guide, 5th Edition David Coleman and David Westcott have released an updated version of the Sybex CWNA Study Guide, 5th Edition. It’s been refreshed for the CWNA-107 exam and it’s packed with a […] The post CTS 138: CWNA with Coleman and Westcott appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/17/201848 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 137: MIMO

Eric Johnson talks about how MIMO works. We also talked about outdoor Wi-Fi, MU-MIMO and 802.11ax.   Nick Turner We interviewed Nick at Cisco Live US 2018 at the Ekahau booth (he works for Ekahau). He is the reason why Ekahau template reports are so popular. You should also check out his blog where he shares some […] The post CTS 137: MIMO appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/10/201855 minutes, 2 seconds
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CTS 136: RF Filtering and Isolation

Jim Palmer talks about how he performs RF filtering and isolation to improve client connectivity. RF Filtering and Isolation We welcome Jim Palmer to the podcast. He’s one of the newest delegates for Mobility Field Day 3. I look forward to meeting Jim in person and learning more about him. Jim works at a major […] The post CTS 136: RF Filtering and Isolation appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/3/201851 minutes, 34 seconds
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CTS 135: Authentication and Encryption Types

There are authentication and encryption types any Wi-Fi professional should know about.. Meet Dave Benham Dave is a sharp Wireless Network Engineer and a great guy. He’s very knowledgeable in everything Wi-Fi and is cool to hang out with. This is one of the reasons we wanted you ask him some questions! Also, he has […] The post CTS 135: Authentication and Encryption Types appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/27/201833 minutes, 5 seconds
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CTS 134: Understanding the 4-Way Handshake

The 4-Way Handshake is critical for secure wireless transmissions. Learn more about it in this episode. Alan Wang We met Alan at Cisco Live US 2018 in Orlando, FL. He was also the winner of our CLUS giveaway during the conference! Learn more about Alan, the network engineer, in this episode. CWS & CWT Bundle […] The post CTS 134: Understanding the 4-Way Handshake appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/20/201825 minutes, 49 seconds
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CTS 133: 802.11 PHY Types

Let’s discuss the different 802.11 PHY types available for devices to use. Meet Glenn Cate Our featured wireless network engineer is Glenn Cate, CWNE #181. Catching up with Glenn at Cisco Live 2018 was great and we were able to get him talking about himself. Listen to the episode to hear a little bit about […] The post CTS 133: 802.11 PHY Types appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/13/201837 minutes, 14 seconds
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CTS 132 – Location-Based Analytics

Recorded at Cisco Live 2018 in Orlando, FL, we speak to Christian Gauer about Wi-Fi location-based analytics. Meet Greg Skeene Our featured wireless engineer for this episode is Greg Skeene. He’s a listener of the show and we finally met up during a meetup at Cisco Live. Listen to the episode to hear him answer François’ […] The post CTS 132 – Location-Based Analytics appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/6/201854 minutes, 14 seconds
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CTS 131: 802.11 Authentication and Association

What frame exchanges are part of a device joining an SSID? CWS & CWT Book Giveaway We’re raffling off a two bundles of the CWS & CWT books from CWNP. Two winners will get a copy of each book. If you’re getting into Wi-Fi or would like to know the fundamentals so you can sell […] The post CTS 131: 802.11 Authentication and Association appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/30/201834 minutes, 7 seconds
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CTS 130: RF Characteristics

Get your basics of Wi-Fi starting with RF characteristics. Before we get into RF characteristics, we want to introduce our series of interviews we did at Cisco Live 2018. We interviewed many wireless engineers to get to know them better. We ask ten questions, we get ten answers. So meet Jason Beshara. We introduce him […] The post CTS 130: RF Characteristics appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/23/201846 minutes, 1 second
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5G Technology

Recorded at Cisco Live 2018 in Orlando, Florida. We speak to Mike Geller and Pramod Nair about 5G technology and what Wi-Fi professionals would know about. 5G Technology We’ve been hearing a lot about 5G lately. But do many of you what is involved with 5G? We just know it’s the next number up from […] The post CTS 129: 5G Technology appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/16/201831 minutes, 4 seconds
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CTS 128: The Value of White Box Wi-Fi with Mojo Networks (Sponsored)

We’re diving into a world where businesses and Wi-Fi network engineers have full control over their Wi-Fi infrastructure through White Box Wi-Fi. This episode is sponsored by Mojo Networks White Box Wi-Fi Rick Wilmer, CEO of Mojo Networks, got into the wireless industry through a CPE and core router company. He saw wireless networking being […] The post CTS 128: The Value of White Box Wi-Fi with Mojo Networks (Sponsored) appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/9/201859 minutes, 24 seconds
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CTS 127: Stadium Wi-Fi Implementation

Ensuring the stadium Wi-Fi implementation goes according to the design. Stadium Wi-Fi Implementation Chris Reed joins the show to follow up on his stadium Wi-Fi design episode to discuss the implementation portion. He joined us back on Episode 123 where he went into the design of Wi-Fi within large public venues or stadiums. A wireless […] The post CTS 127: Stadium Wi-Fi Implementation appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/2/201850 minutes, 45 seconds
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CTS 126: Using Eduroam in Higher Education

We took Anders Nilsson away from a party during Cisco Live and asked him to talk about Eduroam. Eduroam Anders Nilsson joins us on the show to discuss the basics of eduroam, how it works, and why higher education institutions decide to deploy the eduroam SSID on their campus. Anders is from Sweden and you […] The post CTS 126: Using Eduroam in Higher Education appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/25/201829 minutes, 1 second
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CTS 125: 802.11 Frame Captures on Windows

We take a look at what resources are available to capture frames on Windows OS. 802.11 Frame Captures on Windows Back in episode 121, we spoke highly of Macbook Pros being perfect tools for wireless frame captures. But not everyone has a Macbook Pro. Even I still have a Windows laptop and need to do […] The post CTS 125: 802.11 Frame Captures on Windows appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/18/201835 minutes, 1 second
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CTS 124: Wireless Session Quick List – Cisco Live Orlando

Clear To Send is headed to Cisco Live Orlando. Cisco Live Orlando One of the largest conferences is headed back to the East Coast – in Orlando, Florida. If you know anything about Cisco Live then you know there are a plethora of sessions to select from. But we’re passionate about Wi-Fi which is what […] The post CTS 124: Wireless Session Quick List – Cisco Live Orlando appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/9/201839 minutes, 41 seconds
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CTS 123: Design Principles of Stadium Wi-Fi

François Vergès and Chris Reed join forces on Clear To Send to talk about design principles of stadium Wi-Fi.  Designing Stadium Wi-Fi What are important considerations when designing Wi-Fi for very high density environment such as stadium? Of course the tools come to mind such as Andrew Von Nagy’s Capacity Planner and Ekahau Site Survey […] The post CTS 123: Design Principles of Stadium Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/4/201858 minutes, 4 seconds
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CTS 122: EasyMesh – Interoperability Between Vendors

Wi-Fi Alliance EasyMesh certification is meant to bring interoperability between vendors for mesh networking. Wi-Fi Alliance EasyMesh Mesh networking helps bring coverage in homes where one access point can’t quite do it. The Wi-Fi Alliance EasyMesh enables interoperability across access points from different vendors. The term given to an access point is Multi-AP. The Multi-AP has […] The post CTS 122: EasyMesh – Interoperability Between Vendors appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/28/201840 minutes, 34 seconds
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CTS 121: Capturing Wireless Frames with a Mac

Capturing wireless frames is a must know skill for any Wi-Fi network engineer. Capturing Wireless Frames with a Mac The Macbook Pro is an excellent tool for capturing wireless frames. The built-in wireless adapter can be used to sniff wireless frames in the air. As I like to say, the best troubleshooting tool you can […] The post CTS 121: Capturing Wireless Frames with a Mac appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/21/201834 minutes, 41 seconds
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CTS 120: 6 Warehouse Troubleshooting Wi-Fi Tips

Troubleshooting Wi-Fi in a warehouse environment can get complex. We outline 6 tips to help you out.   6 Warehouse Wi-Fi Troubleshooting Tips Warehouse environments are tricky. They’re complex. Many factors can limit how well Wi-Fi works. There are tall racks which go as high as 30 feet or more. Depending on what kind of […] The post CTS 120: 6 Warehouse Troubleshooting Wi-Fi Tips appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/14/201831 minutes, 49 seconds
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CTS 119: Our RRM Experience

Coming off the Cisco Champion Radio podcast, François and Rowell share their RRM experience.   Our Cisco RRM Experience We use Cisco RRM on a daily basis and in most of the environments we configure and manage. It’s come a long way since it’s introduction but we’re both still learning so much about Cisco RRM. […] The post CTS 119: Our RRM Experience appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/7/201829 minutes, 30 seconds
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CTS 118: Quantenna – A Wi-Fi Chipset Company

Rowell had the pleasure of meeting with Quantenna at their headquarters in San Jose, CA. Quantenna Just around the corner from my own home is the headquarters of Quantenna, in San Jose, CA. Their sign is prominent from the street and I drive by it several times. This time, I find myself sitting inside one […] The post CTS 118: Quantenna – A Wi-Fi Chipset Company appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/23/201838 minutes, 1 second
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CTS 117: A Wi-Fi Engineer Goes to DevNet Create

What’s coming up for Wi-Fi with developers and how can we learn to automate our Wi-Fi day-to-day? DevNet Create 2018 I was expecting to be amongst the developers but I left feeling inspired about what we can create while working with Wi-Fi. This was my first time attending DevNet Create and it certainly won’t be […] The post CTS 117: A Wi-Fi Engineer Goes to DevNet Create appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/16/201851 minutes, 11 seconds
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CTS 116: Aruba Atmosphere 2018

Robert Boardman joins the show to share his experience as a first-time attendee at Aruba Atmosphere. Aruba Atmosphere 2018 Hosted at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Aruba Atmosphere packed in about 3000 wireless professionals for a great conference. Robert Boardman joins the show to share his experience in attending for the first time. Robert […] The post CTS 116: Aruba Atmosphere 2018 appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/9/201830 minutes, 13 seconds
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CTS 115: Free Space Path Loss

Free Space Path Loss (or FSPL) represents the amount of energy that a given radio wave loses as it travels through the air away from its source. Understanding FSPL will help us understand how far a Wi-Fi signal can go. It is also widely used by Wi-Fi survey tools to predict Wi-Fi signal propagation. Free […] The post CTS 115: Free Space Path Loss appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/2/201829 minutes, 46 seconds
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CTS 114: Automate or Die

Automation and programming is making its way into the WLAN engineer’s daily work life. Jake Snyder joins the show to provide his experience and use cases. Automate or Die We’ve seen automation take over the server and networking world. Wi-Fi is the last to fully embrace programming, APIs, and automation. It’s slowly making it’s way. […] The post CTS 114: Automate or Die appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/26/201851 minutes, 44 seconds
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CTS 113: The Wizarding World of Cisco Live 2018

Robert Boardman, of WiFi of Everything, joins the show to tell us his thoughts on the upcoming Cisco Live conference during the summer of 2018. Cisco Live 2018: What To Expect Cisco Live 2018 will be from June 10 – 14, 2018 in Orlando Florida. Robert and I are both Cisco Champions. We decided to […] The post CTS 113: The Wizarding World of Cisco Live 2018 appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/19/201836 minutes, 59 seconds
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CTS 112: Wi-Fi Assurance With Sensors

Fred Niehaus and Wes Purvis, of Cisco, discuss how the network sensor brings an impact with Wi-Fi assurance. The Network Sensor This episode was all brought together because of a recent announcement of Cisco’s dedicated Wi-Fi network sensor. A smaller AP-looking device, similar to the Cisco 1815, that can be wall-mounted or placed close to […] The post CTS 112: Wi-Fi Assurance With Sensors appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/12/201846 minutes, 43 seconds
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CTS 111 – Why You Shouldn’t Skip WLPC

This year, Rowell wasn’t able to attend WLPC. But François made it to Phoenix and presented too! Why You Shoulnd’t Skip WLPC WLPC 2018 was packed with a lot of great presentations by different people in the Wi-Fi industry. The format of this years’ conference was a little different: 3 Main sessions of 55 mins […] The post CTS 111 – Why You Shouldn’t Skip WLPC appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/5/201850 minutes, 16 seconds
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CTS 110: The Wi-Fi Connected Classroom

Teaching & learning is taking advantage of Wi-Fi. Are you ready for the connected classroom? The Highly Connected Classroom Students are bringing more Wi-Fi capable devices into the classroom. Professors have used the “closed lid” method with students for a while now to prevent distractions from happening during lectures. Other professors have shifted their teaching […] The post CTS 110: The Wi-Fi Connected Classroom appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/26/201836 minutes, 46 seconds
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CTS 109: Ekahau Sidekick, Spectrum Analysis, and Finnish Rap

Special guests, Samuel Clements and George Stefanick join the show to discuss the Ekahau Sidekick with Rowell Dionicio and Jussi Kiviniemi. Ekahau Sidekick Wireless site surveys have been performed with USB adapters for a long time. Many have had grueling battles with getting these USB adapters working, we’ve had them fail, and have seen varying […] The post CTS 109: Ekahau Sidekick, Spectrum Analysis, and Finnish Rap appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/17/20181 hour, 1 minute, 52 seconds
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CTS 108: Useful Wi-Fi Metrics To Track

Which Wi-Fi metrics are worth tracking and what can you do with those metrics? This episode was sponsored by Metageek Useful Wi-Fi Metrics To Track Today’s Wi-Fi networks are the main point of access to network resources and have become mission critical service to employees. To monitor the Wi-Fi network, which metrics should you track […] The post CTS 108: Useful Wi-Fi Metrics To Track appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/12/201843 minutes, 55 seconds
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CTS 107: What’s The Purpose of Cisco CleanAir

Are you fully utilizing CleanAir to it’s maximum capability? We dive into the intricacies of Cisco CleanAir. This episode is sponsored by Metageek Cisco CleanAir Download your free CleanAir Reference Sheet PDF The earliest Cisco WLC version where Cisco CleanAir was released dates back to the 7.0 days. Sometime around the year 2010. Cisco CleanAir […] The post CTS 107: What’s The Purpose of Cisco CleanAir appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/5/201849 minutes, 16 seconds
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CTS 106: 802.11ax with Broadcom

Vijay Nagarajan of Broadcom joins CTS to discuss what’s new with 802.11ax and it’s future with Broadcom. This episode is sponsored by Metageek Broadcom Delivers 802.11ax Solutions On August 15, 2017 Broadcom announced their 802.11ax ecosystem of products labeled Max WiFi. In this episode, Vijay Nagarajan joins us on the show to discuss the future […] The post CTS 106: 802.11ax with Broadcom appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/29/201855 minutes, 50 seconds
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CTS 105: Measuring User Experience with Voyance

What’s new with Nyansa Voyance since Mobility Field Day 2? I take a look into Voyance in this new episode… This episode is sponsored by Metageek Wi-Fi Analytics with Nyansa Voyance I wanted to look back at what Nyansa has been doing with Voyance since Mobility Field Day 2. Nyansa has been around since 2013 […] The post CTS 105: Measuring User Experience with Voyance appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/22/201847 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 104: Cisco DCA

What is Cisco DCA and how does it work with RRM. This episode is sponsored by Metageek Cisco RRM DCA – Dynamic Channel Assignment DCA, or Dynamic Channel Assignment, is a core component of Cisco Radio Resource Management (RRM). It runs a critical algorithm which dynamically changes an access points (AP) client serving channel based […] The post CTS 104: Cisco DCA appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/15/201833 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 103: Cisco WLC NDP

In this episode, we go over the Cisco Neighbor Discovery Protocol. The basis of Cisco RRM. This episode is sponsored by Metageek. Cisco WLC Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) Cisco NDP, short for Neighbor Discovery Protocol and Neighbor Discovery Packets, is a critical component of Cisco’s auto RF feature, Radio Resource Management (RRM). The purpose of […] The post CTS 103: Cisco WLC NDP appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/8/201833 minutes, 41 seconds
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CTS 102: Capturing Wireless Frames

François and Rowell discuss their experiences capturing wireless frames for analysis and what tools they used to do it. This episode is sponsored by Metageek Capturing Wireless Frames It’s one of my favorite things to do. Capture wireless frames anywhere there’s a wireless network present. I know. I’m a boring guy. But I can’t help […] The post CTS 102: Capturing Wireless Frames appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/18/201745 minutes, 1 second
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CTS 101: Ubiquiti AirFiber Install with Robert Boardman

Robert Boardman joins the podcast to discuss his install of Ubiquiti AirFiber24 at his campus. This episode is sponsored by Metageek Ubiquiti AirFiber24 Robert Boardman is a network engineer in Monterey, CA. He recently deployed a point-to-point link using Ubiquiti AirFiber24. These are 24 GHz radios operating in unlicensed spectrum. This is one of the […] The post CTS 101: Ubiquiti AirFiber Install with Robert Boardman appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/11/201753 minutes, 43 seconds
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CTS 100: Retrospective – Episode 100!

A look back at the podcast all the way to the beginning! Be sure to check out the giveaway at the bottom of this post! This episode is sponsored by Metageek We Made It To Episode 100! I never thought I’d make it to episode 100 of this podcast. The first episode was published in […] The post CTS 100: Retrospective – Episode 100! appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/4/201740 minutes, 1 second
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CTS 099: Starting Your Own New WISP

Steve McKim shares his experience in starting a new WISP in his town, how he gets customers, and what equipment he uses. This episode is sponsored by Metageek Starting A WISP Steve McKim, a good friend of ours, lives in Rossburn Manitoba, Canada. He recently started his own WISP to provide high speed internet to the […] The post CTS 099: Starting Your Own New WISP appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/27/201752 minutes, 43 seconds
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CTS 098: Setting Up Event Wi-Fi

Raymond Hendrix joins the show to discuss his experience in deploying event Wi-Fi. This episode is sponsored by Metageek Event Wi-Fi Raymond Hendrix is the man behind Veni Vidi Wi-Fi. It is operated by Hendrix IT. He is located in Merselo, Netherlands. This episode is an expansion of his Ten Talk from WLPC EU. Raymond […] The post CTS 098: Setting Up Event Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/20/201741 minutes, 24 seconds
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CTS 097: Studying For CCNP Wireless Certification

François talks about this experience in studying for the CCNP Wireless certification and how you can get started. This episode is sponsored by Metageek CCNP Wireless In order to get the CCNP Wireless certification, you need to pass the following 4 exams: 300-360 WIDESIGN – Designing Cisco Wireless Enterprises Networks 300-365 WIDEPLOY – Deploying Cisco […] The post CTS 097: Studying For CCNP Wireless Certification appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/13/201731 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 096: Deep Dive into KRACK with Hemant Chaskar

Hemant Chaskar, VP of Technology and CISO of Mojo Networks, joins the podcast to talk about the technical details around KRACK. Hemant Chaskar On KRACK Let’s welcome Hemant Chaskar of Mojo Networks. Hemant Chaskar is a Vice President and CISO at Mojo Networks. His past work has spanned wireless, networking and security, with the recent […] The post CTS 096: Deep Dive into KRACK with Hemant Chaskar appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/6/20171 hour, 10 minutes, 44 seconds
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CTS 095: Deploying Wi-Fi During Natural Disasters

Ian Beyer and Jonathan Boyle discuss helping others by deploying Wi-Fi communications. When a natural disaster hits the first thing everyone needs is reliable communications. Ian Beyer and Jonathan Boyle join the podcast to talk about their experiences in deploying Wi-Fi for first responders, families, and departments running critical operations. Ian Beyer is the Region […] The post CTS 095: Deploying Wi-Fi During Natural Disasters appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/30/201759 minutes, 39 seconds
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CTS 094: Sealing the KRACK Attack

We provide an overview of the KRACK Attack targeting Wi-Fi security. KRACK Attack On October 16th, 2017 a vulnerability within WPA2 security was released. In this episode, we provide an overview of what the KRACK Attack is, how it affects Wi-Fi networks, and what you can do to seal this security threat. KRACK Attack targets […] The post CTS 094: Sealing the KRACK Attack appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/23/201733 minutes, 29 seconds
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CTS 093: DeMISTifying the Client Experience

Sudheer Matta, VP of Products, of Mist Systems joins the podcast to talk about how they are using machine learning and A.I. to build better wireless networks. Mist Systems The intention of Mist is to add artificial intelligence and machine learning into the wireless networking stack. This provides a lot of insight into the Wi-Fi […] The post CTS 093: DeMISTifying the Client Experience appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/2/20171 hour, 9 minutes, 18 seconds
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CTS 092: Update From Extreme Networks

Mike Leibovitz joins the show to speak about exciting times at Extreme Networks, what they’ve done with acquisitions and where they are headed, Extreme Wi-Fi updates with AC Wave 2, and more. Mike Leibovitz of Extreme Networks 10 years Mike has been at Extreme Networks. Since 2007/2008 he has focused primarily on Wi-Fi. He has […] The post CTS 092: Update From Extreme Networks appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/25/201754 minutes, 53 seconds
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CTS 091 – New York City – A Connected City

New York City flipped the switch and enabled Wi-Fi and cellular network in all underground subway stations. Jeremy Ward, of Transit Wireless, joins us to talk about this large scale project and what it took to do it. This episode is sponsored by Metageek New York City – A Connected City Jeremy Ward of Transit […] The post CTS 091 – New York City – A Connected City appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/12/201759 minutes, 22 seconds
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CTS 090: Don’t Contain Me, Bro!

Containment of a WLAN is the act of shutting it down! We discuss how you can find out if you’re being contained. This episode is sponsored by Metageek WLAN containment is not a situation you want to deal with. The symptom you’ll see are devices dropping from your WLAN. When they are disconnected, they often […] The post CTS 090: Don’t Contain Me, Bro! appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/4/201735 minutes, 45 seconds
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CTS 089: Mojo Networks & The Client Journey at MFD2

We provide our thoughts on Mojo Networks presenting at Mobility Field Day 2. Mojo Networks Mobility Field Day 2 went live with Mojo Networks on July 25th, 2017. We visited their offices in Mountain View to see what was new with Mojo Networks. First up on the agenda, CEO Rick Wilmer, talks about Mojo Networks’ […] The post CTS 089: Mojo Networks & The Client Journey at MFD2 appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/21/201748 minutes, 58 seconds
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CTS 088: Cape Networks At MFD2

We recap the presentation Cape Networks provided during Mobility Field Day 2. It aired live on July 26th, 2017. This episode is sponsored by Metageek Cape Networks at MFD2 A company was born a little over 3 years ago. Their goal, to help network admins and MSPs to enable a great experience on their networks. […] The post CTS 088: Cape Networks At MFD2 appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/14/201746 minutes, 7 seconds
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CTS 087: AirCheck G2 w/ Netscout at MFD2

We recap Netscout presenting at Mobility Field Day 2 (MFD2) which aired live on July 26th, 2017.  This episode is sponsored by Metageek Netscout At Mobility Field Day 2 Netscout has a number of network and application tools but for Mobility Field Day 2 (MFD2) they brought out the AirCheck G2 and Link-Live. The greatest […] The post CTS 087: AirCheck G2 w/ Netscout at MFD2 appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/7/201742 minutes, 5 seconds
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CTS 086: Capacity Planner, Ubiquiti and FedEx Forum

Let’s welcome Andrew von Nagy of Revolution WiFi and Capacity Planner, Brandon Gilles of Ubiquiti, and Jeff Hansen also from Ubiquiti. They join us on this episode to inform us about the collaboration of Ubiquiti with Andrew’s latest version of Capacity Planner. Ubiquiti also goes into details about the FedEx Forum UniFi deployment to fill […] The post CTS 086: Capacity Planner, Ubiquiti and FedEx Forum appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/31/20171 hour, 42 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 085: Cisco Advanced Services Team at CLUS

This is a recording from Cisco Live 2017 in the Podcast Domain. We had a few Cisco Advanced Services members join the podcast to discuss various topics about wireless. This episode is sponsored by Metageek. Podcast Domain at Cisco Live 2017 We were fortunate to have a dedicated podcast space at Cisco Live 2017 called […] The post CTS 085: Cisco Advanced Services Team at CLUS appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/17/20171 hour, 25 minutes, 43 seconds
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CTS 084: Channel Widths with Devin Akin

Devin Akin joins us on the show to talk about using wider channels on wireless networks. What are the pros and cons, what should we know when configuring wider channel widths and how does it affect the clients? Channel Widths Devin Akin joins CTS to drop some knowledge on channel widths. Devin is the founder […] The post CTS 084: Channel Widths with Devin Akin appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/10/20171 hour, 17 minutes, 32 seconds
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CTS 083: Wi-Fi Apps for Android

Check out some of the Wi-Fi apps I’ve listed for Android. This is the last episode in a series of Wi-Fi apps for different platforms. This episode is sponsored by Metageek Android Wi-Fi Apps Ekahau Site Survey Mobile Use this app with your Ekahau Site Survey Pro software. It can provide a perspective from the […] The post CTS 083: Wi-Fi Apps for Android appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/3/201727 minutes, 16 seconds
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CTS 082: Wi-Fi Apps for Apple iOS

Here are Wi-Fi apps we use under iOS. Although limited to the adapter, there are many good apps available to use for Wi-Fi purposes. This episode is sponsored by Metageek. Wi-Fi Apps for Apple iOS Hurricane Electric Oscium Airport Utility Speedtest Nperf Speedspot Tamograph Throughput Test Client SSID Overhead Calculator Cisco Fast Traffic Cisco Wireless […] The post CTS 082: Wi-Fi Apps for Apple iOS appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/19/201756 minutes, 45 seconds
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CTS 081: Wi-Fi Apps for Windows

We couldn’t do our work without the valuable apps used in the Windows operating system. That’s what we’ll discuss in this episode. Wi-Fi apps for Windows. This episode is brought to you by Here are the Wi-Fi apps for Windows that Rowell and I use regularly when we are working at client sites or for […] The post CTS 081: Wi-Fi Apps for Windows appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/12/20171 hour, 8 minutes, 24 seconds
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CTS 080: Wi-Fi Apps for macOS

Let’s face it, we enjoy our Wi-Fi tools and apps. This episode talks about the apps we use in macOS. So if you’re a Mac guy, this episode is for you. This episode is happily sponsored by Metageek Wi-Fi Apps for macOS Being a Mac user meant not having enough apps to do your job. […] The post CTS 080: Wi-Fi Apps for macOS appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/5/201728 minutes, 39 seconds
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CTS 079: GUI or CLI

How do you like to configure and maintain your Wi-Fi infrastructure? Do you use GUI or CLI? If both, when do you use CLI? When do you use GUI? How we are trained might affect the way we approach management. In this episode we discuss the pros and cons of using both GUI (graphical user interface) […] The post CTS 079: GUI or CLI appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/29/201734 minutes, 13 seconds
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CTS 078: Cisco Live 2017 – Get Ready

Cisco Live 2017 is coming up and there’s much to see. Clear To Send will be there to do a live recording. We will also be giving away Clear To Send stickers at Cisco Live if you can find us! Upcoming Cisco Live 2017 The Mandalay Bay will be hosting Cisco Live 2017 again in […] The post CTS 078: Cisco Live 2017 – Get Ready appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/22/201730 minutes
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CTS 077: Warehouse Wi-Fi

When it comes to challenging environments, warehouse Wi-Fi makes it to the top of the list. Each warehouse is a different environment housing different types of inventory which affect how the RF propagates. François speaks about his experience designing for warehouses. Warehouse Wi-Fi François has done a few warehouse designs and deployments. He is going […] The post CTS 077: Warehouse Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/15/201750 minutes, 19 seconds
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CTS 076: Lecture Hall Wi-Fi

High density, capacity, BYOD, channel planning, etc. All terms you hear when lecture hall or auditorium style seating comes to mind in a campus environment. We are joined by Robert Boardman as our guest to discuss the challenges and solutions around lecture hall Wi-Fi. Lecture Hall Wi-Fi Robert Boardman is our guest to discuss how […] The post CTS 076: Lecture Hall Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/8/20171 hour, 9 minutes
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CTS 075: Controller vs Controller-less?

Today’s wireless networks can be built using controller-based hardware or controller-less (cloud managed). Which solution is best for your needs depends on what the requirements are. Wi-Fi Question Thanks Matt for submitting a question to the podcast: Hi Guys, I’m fairly experienced with networking but just starting to focus on wifi for my current employer. […] The post CTS 075: Controller vs Controller-less? appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/1/201739 minutes, 15 seconds
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CTS 074: Wi-Fi Monitoring with Sensors

Wi-Fi monitoring is an important aspect of operating a WLAN. Where hard-wired is easy to do nowadays, how do you monitor a network connection of hundreds or even thousands that use an invisible signal to connect back to your network? David Wilson of Cape Networks talks about how it can be possible to monitor Wi-Fi […] The post CTS 074: Wi-Fi Monitoring with Sensors appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/17/201755 minutes, 28 seconds
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CTS 073: Roundtable II – WiFi Issues

This is Roundtable II, where we gather other Wi-Fi professionals in our industry to talk about a topic we all are passionate about – wireless. Roundtable II Thank you for listening to today’s episode. We have gathered three individuals to share Wi-Fi issues with the listeners and to discuss how they resolved them. That is […] The post CTS 073: Roundtable II – WiFi Issues appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/10/20171 hour, 5 minutes, 13 seconds
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CTS 072: Guide to Using External Antennas

Why should you use external antennas in your Wi-Fi environment? There are many reasons you should use them. In this episode, we talk about what to look for in external antennas, what to watch out for when deploying them, and what details to keep in mind. We are used to internal antennas from our access […] The post CTS 072: Guide to Using External Antennas appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/3/201753 minutes, 25 seconds
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CTS 071: Wi-Fi Analytics with Nyansa

Our special guest, Anand Srinivas of Nyansa, joins the show to discuss Wi-Fi analytics with their platform Nyansa Voyance. As many organizations are shifting towards getting data usage on the Wi-Fi networks, Nyansa helps fill that void. Anand provides us his insight into analyzing data from our wireless networks. Wi-Fi Analytics with Nyansa Voyance Anand […] The post CTS 071: Wi-Fi Analytics with Nyansa appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/27/20171 hour, 9 minutes, 6 seconds
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CTS 070: Wi-Fi Troubleshooting with Debookee

We welcome Thomas Baudelet from France. Together, we talk about network and Wi-Fi troubleshooting in general and we go over the Mac OS application called Debookee that Thomas created which could be use to troubleshoot a Wi-Fi network. Thomas Baudelet works as an independent Network Engineer and specializes in troubleshooting. He has been involved in […] The post CTS 070: Wi-Fi Troubleshooting with Debookee appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/20/20171 hour, 9 minutes, 12 seconds
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CTS 069: Jussi Kiviniemi of Ekahau

Jussi Kiviniemi, Senior Vice President of Ekahau, joins the show as our special guest as we record together in Santa Clara. Jussi goes over the conferences he attended and the upcoming updates to Ekahau Site Survey. Interview with Jussi Video demo of Ekahau Site Survey version 9.0   Attending WLPC and Aruba Atmosphere Great presentations […] The post CTS 069: Jussi Kiviniemi of Ekahau appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/13/20171 hour, 13 minutes, 38 seconds
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CTS 068: Wi-Fi Network Access Control

In this episode, we welcome Andrew Chappelle from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. We talked about network access control focusing on securing the Wi-Fi network. He shared his experience with complex NAC systems such as Cisco ISE or Aruba ClearPass and also share his view of what the future of access control will look like. Andrew Chappelle […] The post CTS 068: Wi-Fi Network Access Control with Andrew Chappelle appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/6/20171 hour, 10 minutes, 46 seconds
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CTS 067: Giving Back To The Wi-Fi Community with Rasika Nayanajith

In this episode, we welcome Rasika Nayanajith (CWNE #153, 2x CCIE) from Australia. We discuss the different ways to give back to the Wi-Fi Community. We hope that this episode will inspire a lot of Wi-Fi engineers. Our Guest Rasika is the Team Leader Network at La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia. He created the […] The post CTS 067: Giving Back To The Wi-Fi Community with Rasika Nayanajith appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/27/20171 hour, 13 minutes, 9 seconds
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CTS 066: Spectrum Analysis with Joel Crane

Joel Crane is our special guest on CTS and he has a lot of knowledge bombs on spectrum analysis. Be sure to listen to this episode. Interference. The invisible killer of your spectrum. It creates a terrible user experience and your network is to blame for it. Spectrum analysis is how you’re going to identify […] The post CTS 066: Spectrum Analysis with Joel Crane appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/20/20171 hour, 13 minutes, 40 seconds
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CTS 065: Roundtable I – Part II

This is a new series on the podcast where we bring together a group of Wi-Fi professionals for a roundtable discussion of industry topics, casual banter, and camaraderie. Insults are on the house 😉 A couple of us Wi-Fi professionals had the idea of getting together in virtual space to discuss anything and everything happening […] The post CTS 065: Roundtable I – Part II appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/13/201746 minutes, 12 seconds
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CTS 064: Wi-Fi Roundtable 1 – Part 1

This is a new series on the podcast where we bring together a group of Wi-Fi professionals for a roundtable discussion of industry topics, casual banter, and camaraderie. Insults are on the house 😉 A couple of us Wi-Fi professionals had the idea of getting together in virtual space to discuss anything and everything happening […] The post CTS 064: Wi-Fi Roundtable 1 – Part 1 appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/6/201755 minutes, 15 seconds
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CTS 063: Wi-Fi Security – Securing Access

François Vergès discusses Wi-Fi security and securing the access to the Wi-Fi network. On episode 56, we have talked about the legacy Wi-Fi security mechanisms and we explained why they are not considered safe and secure anymore and why we should not be using them in our modern Wi-Fi networks deployments. In this follow up […] The post CTS 063: Wi-Fi Security – Securing Access appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/30/201732 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 062: K12 Wi-Fi Deployments

Jim Vajda, CWNE #183, is our special guest who has done K12 Wi-Fi deployments. Jim provides insights into his requirements, challenges and design process. K12 Wi-Fi Deployments Requirements in a K12? A primary requirement for K12 involves a low cost solution. Many schools use tax dollars or E-Rate. When using tax dollars schools must be […] The post CTS 062: K12 Wi-Fi Deployments appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/23/201750 minutes, 10 seconds
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CTS 061: Wi-Fi For The Non-Profit Community

Glenn Cate, CWNE #181, is our special guest who has done many Wi-Fi projects for the non-profit community. He provides his experience and tips on giving back. Wi-Fi has become an expected service throughout our communities.  From shopping malls to restaurants to businesses to airports to our homes, we just anticipate using Wi-Fi connections with […] The post CTS 061: Wi-Fi For The Non-Profit Community appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/16/201739 minutes, 33 seconds
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CTS 060: Road to CWNE

The journey to CWNE is not a straight path. It takes preparation, determination, and patience with a lot of studying. This is my summary to CWNE #210. Deciding to tackle the CWNP certifications towards CWNE is a task you do not take on lightly. In 2015, I had decided to create a personal goal of […] The post CTS 060: Road to CWNE appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/9/201729 minutes, 34 seconds
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CTS 059: Become A Better Wi-Fi Engineer in 2017

Becoming a better Wi-Fi engineer with this list of resources. Even if you are just getting started in Wi-Fi, you should check out each resource. Happy New Year! We made it to 2017! I am so glad we are done with 2016. I spent a lot of time in 2016 studying for the CWNP exams […] The post CTS 059: Become A Better Wi-Fi Engineer in 2017 appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/2/201726 minutes, 34 seconds
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CTS 058: 2016 Year In Review

This is a pre-recorded episode. I’m off for Christmas 🙂 I hope you enjoy the rest of your year. I will see you in 2017! After this episode was recorded I found out I had become CWNE #210. It was a great gift to receive right before Christmas. I’ll discuss my journey to CWNE in […] The post CTS 058: 2016 Year In Review appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/26/201612 minutes, 57 seconds
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CTS 057: Hallway Design

In this episode I want to talk about Hallway Design or lack of it. This was inspired by a #WIFIQ that Lee Badman threw out there. I’ll tell you now, I don’t like hallway design. What is Hallway Design? In a #WIFIQ thread, Jake Snyder said, “There is a difference between sticking APs in the […] The post CTS 057: Hallway Design appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/19/201614 minutes, 13 seconds
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CTS 056: Legacy Wi-Fi Security

Pre-RSNA (Robust Security Network Association) is the main topic for this episode. Francois and I talk about why you shouldn’t be using these legacy security methods and in future episodes we talk about the Wi-Fi security mechanisms you should be using. This is part one of a multi-part series. In the 802.11 Standard there are […] The post CTS 056: Legacy Wi-Fi Security appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/5/201638 minutes
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CTS 055: My Thoughts On The CWDP Exam

Thoughts on CWNP’s Certified Wireless Design Professional (CWDP-302). The CWDP validates your knowledge of designing wireless networks where you need a pretty good understanding of spectrum, protocols used, security implementation, site surveys – including predictive, manual, hybrid, and validation. An important part of CWDP, and also in the real world, is being able to gather […] The post CTS 055: My Thoughts On The CWDP Exam appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/21/201616 minutes, 45 seconds
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CTS 054: 4 Scary Things Lurking in Your Wi-Fi

In the spirit of Halloween I wanted to go into a theme of scare and fright. While these may not make the hair on your neck stand, I don’t know maybe they do, these issues can lead to managing a scary wireless network. Scary because of end user complaints and because these can be running […] The post CTS 054: 4 Scary Things Lurking in Your Wi-Fi appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/31/201615 minutes, 10 seconds
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CTS 053: 3 Simple Tips for Passing the CWAP Exam

These 3 simple tips for passing the CWAP exam may seem easier said than done. Listen to the podcast to hear more details about each tip and how I used them to pass the CWAP exam. In September 2016 I sat and passed CWNP’s CWAP-402 exam. The exam costs about $225 as of this episode. […] The post CTS 053: 3 Simple Tips for Passing the CWAP Exam appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/24/201618 minutes, 42 seconds
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CTS 052: How To Validate Wi-Fi Infrastructure

In this episode, I talk with Francois Verges of Semfio Networks about how to validate the Wi-Fi infrastructure. Validating a Wi-Fi network involves many steps. This is not isolated to a new deployment but also to an existing Wi-Fi network. Francois and I talk about what to validate, look out for, and what resources are […] The post CTS 052: How To Validate Wi-Fi Infrastructure appeared first on Clear To Send.
10/10/201649 minutes, 41 seconds
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CTS 051: Aruba Networks at Mobility Field Day Live

Aruba Networks, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, hosts Mobility Field Day Live at their EBC in Sunnyvale to talk about their Mobile First Platform announcement of Aruba OS 8. On September 12th, 2016 Aruba Networks introduced their Mobile First Platform. A platform in which improves upon mobile users’ wireless experience. They’ve really put a lot […] The post CTS 051: Aruba Networks at Mobility Field Day Live appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/26/201630 minutes, 57 seconds
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CTS 050: Introduction To DAS with Josh Gerst

Josh Gerst and I talk about an introduction to DAS, distributed antenna systems. Welcome back Josh Gerst, Vice President of Engineering at RF Connect. He originally came on the show back in episode 27 and he’s back to talk more about DAS. DAS stands for Distributed Antenna System where you take RF from one location […] The post CTS 050: Introduction To DAS with Josh Gerst appeared first on Clear To Send.
9/12/201645 minutes, 16 seconds
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CTS 049: The Language on Cisco APs – NDP

If Cisco APs could talk to each other they would use NDP, Neighbor Discovery Protocol. NDP is important to Cisco RRM. It feeds a lot of the algorithms within RRM. The purpose of Cisco NDP is to allow APs to build a “map” of their locations in relation to each other. Every 180 seconds an […] The post CTS 049: The Language on Cisco APs – NDP appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/29/201626 minutes, 35 seconds
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CTS 048: Cisco Mobility Express

Cisco Mobility Express is a small to medium sized Wi-Fi solution which can be deployed in just under 20 minutes. In this episode, I talk about my what Cisco Mobility Express entails and how I configured a couple of Cisco 1800 series access points. Other access points that can be controllers with Cisco Mobility Express […] The post CTS 048: Cisco Mobility Express appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/22/201628 minutes, 3 seconds
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CTS 047: Troubleshooting Wi-Fi with Wireshark

It’s that time, a new episode about WiFi! Our main topic is Troubleshooting WiFi with Wireshark. I saw this get shared on Twitter which is an article from The Guardian. Apparently, AirBnb WiFi is a security threat for travelers. This shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone but it is possible that the owner could be […] The post CTS 047: Troubleshooting WiFi With Wireshark appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/15/201623 minutes, 39 seconds
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CTS 046: CWAP-402 Study Guide Released

Hey what’s up everyone. In today’s episode we talk about TP-Link discovering what it’s like to ignore DFS, Google Fiber going Wireless?, Data frame slicing with Airtool, and CWAP exam gets updated and so does the study guide. TP-Link Settles $200k with FCC for ignoring DFS and power limits FCC reaches settlement of $200k with […] The post CTS 046: CWAP-402 Study Guide Released appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/9/201622 minutes, 21 seconds
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CTS 045: Wrap Up of Cisco Live 2016

Wow what a conference. Cisco Live 2016 met my expectations and more. With over 28,000 attendees we filled Las Vegas throughout the strip. At the Cisco Live, we collectively used about 40 TB of traffic! Impressive numbers. I have to give props to those who help set up the conference, especially WiFi. There were times […] The post CTS 045: Wrap Up of Cisco Live 2016 appeared first on Clear To Send.
8/1/201630 minutes, 41 seconds
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CTS 044: Cisco Live 2016

Cisco Live 2016 is here and I am attending for the first time. I am excited to meet many of the listeners of the Clear To Send podcast and to also get together with the folks I chat with all the time on social media. And of course I am looking forward to meeting new […] The post CTS 044: Cisco Live 2016 appeared first on Clear To Send.
7/10/201623 minutes, 1 second
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CTS 043: Don’t Skip On Planning

This past week I’ve been busy with my colleagues setting up WiFi for a large event on campus. What I learned out of this was planning should always be a requirement. Would you start building a house without any plans? Little was known about what the requirements were. What we did know was we should […] The post CTS 043: Don’t Skip On Planning appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/27/201633 minutes, 21 seconds
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CTS 042: Interframe Spaces

Interframe spaces play an important role in 802.11 medium contention. They are used as additional medium contention protocols in addition to CCA and NAV. An interframe space, or IFS, is a quiet period access points and stations must wait before transmitting a frame. There are shorter interframe spaces used for higher priority data transmissions. Think […] The post CTS 042: Interframe Spaces appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/20/201620 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 041: 802.11 Medium Contention

Wireless is a half-duplex medium. Unlike Ethernet, wireless devices must contend for air time to transmit their frames. To avoid collisions, there are a number of mechanisms used: Physical Carrier Sense Virtual Carrier Sense a Coordination Function In this episode, I go over these mechanisms and describe their purpose. Here is a screenshot of a […] The post CTS 041: 802.11 Medium Contention appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/13/201614 minutes, 13 seconds
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CTS 040: Work/Life Balance

Part of having a healthy and rewarding career involves taking a break every once in a while. In this episode, Francois and I talk about work/life balance. We provide our insight and tips for achieving a work/life balance that works for us and hopefully you can gain from these tips. If you would like to […] The post CTS 040: Work/Life Balance appeared first on Clear To Send.
6/6/201638 minutes, 41 seconds
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CTS 039: When and How To Use Spectrum Analysis

Thank you for joining us on another great episode. The topic of episode 39 is when and how to use spectrum analysis. Spectrum analysis is a crucial part of wireless site surveys and for troubleshooting. When performing spectrum analysis as part of a wireless site survey, an engineer can determine which areas contain sources of […] The post CTS 039: When and How To Use Spectrum Analysis appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/29/201624 minutes, 21 seconds
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CTS 038: Robert Boardman, Hub Holster, Cisco Live, and RRM

Robert Boardman is my special co-host for Episode 38. Robert is the creator of Hub Holster which is a great alternative to using velcro on your laptop to hold up a USB hub during a wireless site survey. I assisted in providing measurements for my own USB hub and after a few back and forth […] The post CTS 038: Robert Boardman, Hub Holster, Cisco Live, and RRM appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/23/201646 minutes, 51 seconds
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CTS 037: CWNE Journey With Francois Verges

I have the pleasure of having Francois Verges co-hosting with me as he discusses his journey to CWNE. It was recently announced on Twitter, Francois became CWNE #180. Francois first started his journey to becoming CWNE about 3 years ago. He talks about this experience and how he got introduced into the CWNP program. In […] The post CTS 037: CWNE Journey With Francois Verges appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/9/201636 minutes, 59 seconds
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CTS 036: How To Get Started In Wireless

Following up with Wes Purvis’ talk from MFD1 on getting started in wireless, I wanted to do my own on the same topic. In this podcast, I will go over my own experiences in a high level step by step on how I got started in wireless. I didn’t take a direct path to wireless […] The post CTS 036: How To Get Started In Wireless appeared first on Clear To Send.
5/2/201627 minutes, 30 seconds
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CTS 035: Mobility Field Day 1 – It’s A Wrap

Mobility Field Day 1 brought together different minds in the wireless industry in one room and one presentation. We saw presentations from different vendors and other wireless leaders. Actually, not even all of them were really wireless but had their ties back to wireless in one way or another. All I have to say is […] The post CTS 035: Mobility Field Day 1 – It’s A Wrap appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/25/201633 minutes, 31 seconds
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CTS 034: What’s In A Beacon?

The beacon frame is used by access points, and stations in an IBSS, to communicate their characteristics for connection. A beacon frame is sent periodically, called the target beacon transmission time (TBTT). Default time is 102,400 microseconds (102 ms). 100 time units (TUs) is 1,024 microseconds. APs also contend for airtime while sending beacon frames. […] The post CTS 034: What’s In A Beacon? appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/18/201619 minutes, 53 seconds
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CTS 033: Community

Have you thought about joining the wireless community but aren’t sure how to get started? You want to help educate others but can’t decide on a platform to use. Giving back to the wireless community is one of the reasons why we have a great group of people. We like to share and discuss topics […] The post CTS 033: Community appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/11/201632 minutes, 27 seconds
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CTS 032: Cisco Updates CCNP Wireless

CCNP Wireless Certification Update In March 2016, Cisco announced new updates to the CCNP Wireless exam. After looking through the objectives, I came to the conclusion that the new CCNP Wireless looks appealing. Cisco changed the objectives to meet the exam closer to the real world. The new CCNP Wireless exams are: 300-360 WIDESIGN 300-365 […] The post CTS 032: Cisco Updates CCNP Wireless appeared first on Clear To Send.
4/4/201628 minutes, 43 seconds
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CTS 031: Band Steering with Francois Verges

Band Steering What is wireless band steering? Band steering is a method or feature within enterprise access points to sending dual-band stations to the 5 GHz band instead of the 2.4 GHz band. Band Steering enabled access points delay responses to 2 GHz probe response frames. Why would you want to enable band steering? The […] The post CTS 031: Band Steering with Francois Verges appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/28/201625 minutes, 7 seconds
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CTS 030: Data Frames

The wrap up of a three part series on wireless frames. In previous episodes, I discussed Management and Control frames. Within those episodes I mentioned the frame subtypes contained in each of those frames. This episode is about Data frames and the data frame subtypes. There are fifteen data frame subtypes which I will briefly […] The post CTS 030: Data Frames appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/21/201618 minutes, 24 seconds
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CTS 029: Control Frames

Control frames assist with delivery of data and management frames. They only have layer 2 header and trailer.  The function of a frame is identified in the Frame Control field which will have the Type and Subtype fields. RTS CTS ACK Block ack request (BlockAckReq) Block ack (BlockAck) PS-Poll CF-End CF-End + CF-Ack Control wrapper […] The post CTS 029: Control Frames appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/13/201625 minutes, 26 seconds
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CTS 028: Management Frames

There are three types of wireless frames used for wireless communications. In this episode, I begin talking about one of them and its frame subtypes. The three types of frames are Management, Control, and Data. In this episode I go into the Management frames. Management frames are used to either for notification or for request and […] The post CTS 028: Management Frames appeared first on Clear To Send.
3/7/201626 minutes, 58 seconds
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CTS 027: Josh Gerst on Outdoor Wireless and DAS

Josh Gerst, Vice President of Engineering at RF Connect, joins me on the podcast today to talk about outdoor wireless and DAS. He has over 15 years in RF engineering. His previous experience comes from a small smart antenna startup called Metaware, Sprint, Powerwave, to Ericsson, a large wireless equipment OEM. He goes into how […] The post CTS 027: Josh Gerst on Outdoor Wireless and DAS appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/28/20161 hour, 3 minutes, 8 seconds
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CTS 026: Channel Overlap

I tackle the topic of channel overlap in wireless. Some people may refer to this as co-channel interference. Others use the term co-channel cooperation or even co-channel contention. The latter of the two are more accurate terms to use. But first, lets talk about what channel overlap is. I’m referring to two or more access […] The post CTS 026: Channel Overlap appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/21/201630 minutes, 29 seconds
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CTS 025: Wireless Certifications

What certifications are available out there for wireless network engineering? When I did some research, I found that there is really one authority on wireless certifications. This episode is about identifying vendor-neutral certifications and vendor-specific certifications. I talk about some of the reasons why one may want to be certified in wireless. Not everyone gets […] The post CTS 025: Wireless Certifications appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/14/201643 minutes, 19 seconds
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CTS 024: Channel Planning Around Neighboring WiFi Networks

In this episode, we have a listener question from Steve Yuroff who asks: When you have a business with neighbors (particularly residential apartments) where WiFi bleeds over, how do you do channel selection when the neighboring channel use can be an ever changing issue? Networks come and go, a new one could have popped up […] The post CTS 024: Channel Planning Around Neighboring WiFi Networks appeared first on Clear To Send.
2/7/201622 minutes, 41 seconds
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CTS 023: Jason Hintersteiner Part II – Small & Medium Business WiFi

This is Part 2 of my interview with Jason Hintersteiner joins the Clear To Send podcast to talk about how he got started in WiFi after the thought of having to move to Europe for his employer. From there Jason brings up his experiences working with small & medium business WiFi. If you haven’t listened […] The post CTS 023: Jason Hintersteiner Part II – Small & Medium Business WiFi appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/31/201645 minutes, 42 seconds
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CTS 022: Jason Hintersteiner Part I – Small & Medium Business WiFi

Jason Hintersteiner joins the Clear To Send podcast to talk about how he got started in WiFi after the thought of having to move to Europe for his employer. From there Jason brings up his experiences working with small & medium business WiFi. This is Part I of a two part podcast interview. The SMB […] The post CTS 022: Jason Hintersteiner Part I – Small & Medium Business WiFi appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/24/201637 minutes, 56 seconds
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CTS 021: WiFi With Keith Parsons

In This Episode I have the pleasure of sitting down and interviewing Keith Parsons on the podcast. When I first got started in WiFi, it was Keith’s podcast and resources from WLANPros.com that gave me the right direction. Keith Parsons is CWNE #3 and runs WLANPros.com and also the founder of the WLANPros conference. In […] The post CTS 021: WiFi With Keith Parsons appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/17/201655 minutes, 24 seconds
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CTS 020: 5 New Year’s Resolutions For Wireless Engineers

In This Episode We’ve made it through the first week of 2016. It’s a good time to look back at our accomplishments of 2015 and to look forward for 2016. I’ve created a short list of 5 New Year’s resolutions for wireless engineers. It is not in any particular order. Attend an in-person event Become […] The post CTS 020: 5 New Year’s Resolutions For Wireless Engineers appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/10/201618 minutes, 42 seconds
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CTS 019: WiFi Predictive Modeling

In This Episode The first episode for 2016 is going to be about Wi-Fi predictive modeling – how I plan my wireless networks. But before we get into the meat of the episode, I’d like to share my new year resolutions: CWAP CWDP More learning More podcasts! Man, I have a lot to work on. […] The post CTS 019: WiFi Predictive Modeling appeared first on Clear To Send.
1/3/201639 minutes, 12 seconds
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CTS 018: Get Off My Channel

In This Episode I want to talk about channel planning and channel re-use. More importantly, why you would want to even consider this, how it should be done and what tools you can use to do it. As an introduction, I briefly go over the available channels in the United States – specifically the non-overlapping […] The post CTS 018: Get Off My Channel appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/20/201530 minutes
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CTS 017: Francois Verges and Roaming

In This Episode In episode 17 of the Clear To Send I would like to welcome Francois Verges of SemFio Networks. We talk about an introduction to roaming. Some of the topics we discuss are what customers need to know about WiFi roaming, how clients decide to roam, and what it means to roam. Sometimes […] The post CTS 017: Francois Verges and Roaming appeared first on Clear To Send.
12/6/201537 minutes, 26 seconds
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CTS 016: RF Fundamentals

In This Episode I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend. Before getting into the episode, I wanted to thank you, the listener, for downloading and listening to episodes of Clear To Send. Without you, this podcast would be nothing. Also, thanks to my previous interview guests for being part of the podcast: Eddie Forero […] The post CTS 016: RF Fundamentals appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/29/201527 minutes, 27 seconds
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CTS 015: Authentication and Association

In This Episode Ep. 15 will be a solo show this week. I’m going to go a little technical and discuss how wireless devices connect to a wireless network through authentication and association. Authentication and association occurs in three steps: Unauthenticated and unassociated Authenticated and unassociated Authenticated and associated This is the 802.11 state machine. […] The post CTS 015: Authentication and Association appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/22/201515 minutes, 46 seconds
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CTS 014: CWNA Certification

In This Episode – CWNA Certification Episode 14 is about the CWNA certification where I provide my experiences into how I passed. Outlined are the 6 steps I took for the CWNA certification process. This includes: Objectives CWNA Study Guide Note taking Flash cards Practice exam Bootcamp Links and Resources Mentioned CWNA certification CWNA Study […] The post CTS 014: CWNA Certification appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/15/201531 minutes, 51 seconds
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CTS 013: Lee Badman

In This Episode – Lee Badman My special guest is a blogger, writer, an instructor, and creator of #WIFIQ. He’s Lee Badman, a wireless network architect of 17 years at a large university. At the university, they have over 4000 access points which connect over 55k wireless devices. Lee transitioned from the Air Force into […] The post CTS 013: Lee Badman appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/8/201536 minutes, 59 seconds
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CTS 012: Interview With Jennifer Huber

In This Episode – Jennifer Huber Jennifer Huber is a fellow photographer and wireless professional. As a mobility solutions architect, she provides her insight into how she and her team perform wireless site surveys. This includes the tools they use, her testing method, and some stories on previous site surveys. With the recent conferences that […] The post CTS 012: Interview With Jennifer Huber appeared first on Clear To Send.
11/1/201534 minutes, 25 seconds