NetStumbler is a tool that helps the users to detect all kind of wireless nets that use the 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g standards. The program also allows verifying the configurations of the network, to review its integrity and the good operation.
As it finds different networks NetStumbler begins to add in a list the name, the access point and the main characteristics detailed in different columns of each one of them.
With NetStumbler you can detect the joining points in the zone of cover, including those that are none authorized. An icon of different colour indicates the intensity of the signal, and if this has some type of coding of data.
NetStumbler has a function of location of sectors with deficient cover within the wireless nets, and detects the causes of the existing interferences. This information is noticed in a very clear way with a signal noise.
If you wish to establish a long distance communication or if you want to improve the quality of the communications then you will find a NetStumbler function very useful that that will help you to orient the directional antenna.