Wi-Fi Design Resources v2

This is a list of Wi-Fi resources I have found myself referring many times:


Understanding Wi-Fi

Visualizing Waves

Gjermund’s Airtime Calculator


Client Capabilities


RSSI Compared


DFS Testing

DFS Pulse/Signal Generation (from NutsAboutNets)

DFS Testing Results


Software Defined Radios




Wi-Fi Testing Tools


Documentation & Labs for using WLANpi

WLANPi Github


Apple Specific Utilities

Wi-Fi Explorer Pro 3 (Intuitibits)

Wi-Fi Signal (Intuitibits)

AirTool 2 (Intuitibits)


Windows Specific Utilities


Eye P.A.


Wi-Fi Sensors / Remote Testing

7 Signal

CapeNetworks (from HPE/Aruba)





Site Survey Kits




Portable Batter Pack PoE+ from Acceltex (for APoS Surveys)


Sidekick USB Cables

Lightning to Micro-USB (iPhone & older iPads)

USB-C to Micro-USB (lastest iPads)


iPad Case

iPad Pro 11″ Case with pencil 2 charging support (2018 & 2020 model)


Ekahau Report Templates

Ekahau Documentation

Additional Template Resources

Google Drive with Examples (Thank you Nick Turner!)



Samsung Roaming and Client Behaviour

Enhanced Roaming Algorithm



Apple Roaming and Client Behaviour

iOS Deployment Reference

macOS Deployment Reference

iOS Security Guide

About wireless roaming for enterprise (iOS)

macOS wireless roaming for enterprise customers

Recommended settings for Wi-Fi routers and access points

How iOS decides which wireless network to auto-join

Share your Wi-Fi password from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Wi-Fi network roaming with 802.11k, 802.11r, 802.11v on iOS

Mobile Device Management Settings for IT

Check for Wi-Fi issues using your Mac (Wireless Diagnostics)

Download Logging Profile

Recording a packet trace

TCPDump iOS Logging Instructions