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Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi Analyzer

 

Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi Analyzer

 

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Yellowjacket® is a wireless receiver module designed to work with HP's iPAQ® PocketPC® in sweeping, analyzing and optimizing 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi networks. The receiver measures all 14 DSSS network channels which operate on the IEEE 802.11b standard allowing the user to determine the AP (Access Point), PER (Packet Error Rate), SNR (Signal-to-Noise), Multipath (Ec/Io), Delay Spread, Channel Frequency Response, SSID and RSSI signal levels aiding in locating the hub and access points of neighboring WLANs. Yellowjacket¨ allows those familiar with the iPAQ's PocketPC interface a unique advantage over "software only" products currently available because Yellowjacket¨ functions as a complete WLAN analysis system combining the ubiquitous PocketPC environment along with Berkeley's precision receiver technology.

Download Yellowjacket 802.11b data sheet

Download Yellowjacket 802.11b manual from the Technical Support section

Download Yellowjacket CE Compliance Report

Download Yellowjacket FCC Compliance Report

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2.4 GHz DF Antenna
Features
  • 2.4 GHz Spectrum Analysis
  • Signal-To-Noise Measurements
  • Multipath Ec/Io in chips or nanoseconds
  • SSID Detection
  • Direction Finding (for use with optional DF Antenna)
  • W.I.S.P. Antenna Alignment
  • WEP Detection
  • MAC Security Authorizations
  • Total Channel Power
  • Packet Error Rate Breakdown/Usage for 1, 2, 5.5 and 11 Mbits/Second
  • Hive Indoor Mapping Coverage Software (optional)
  • 14-Channel Survey Sweep
  • Narrowband RSSI
  • Peak Search/Peak Hold
  • Absolute Channel
  • JPEG Screen Snapshot
  • UL and FCC approved and certified
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Specifications
FREQUENCY SUPPORT:
ISM 2.400-2.495 Ghz
RF SPECIFICATIONS:  
RF Sensitivity (Wide Band) -20 to -90 dBm
RSSI Measurements (Narrow Band) -30 to -90 dBm @ 343.75 kHz resolution bandwidth
Tuning Increments Tunes 11 channels (US/ Canada), 14 channels (EU)
CORRELATED POWER MEASUREMENTS: RATIO
Correlated Power (dBm) -30 dBm : -100 dBm
Correlated Power to Total Power Ec/Io (dB) 0 dB : -10 dB
Total Channel Power Measurement -20 dBm : -90 dBm
GENERAL RECEIVER SPECIFICATIONS:  
IF Bandwidth Wideband 22 MHz
Stability + 2.5 PPM Temp ranges 32 to 120 degrees
Antenna SMA Female 50 ohm
Power Internal battery power (4 AA Ni-MH)
Weight 3 Lbs.
Dimensions 4" H x 4" W x 6" L (water resistant, high-impact ABS plastic case)
Runtime > 3 hours
Recharge Time < 1 hour
ACCESSORIES:  
Yellowjacket accessories: 2400 MHz Antenna, 8 Ni-MH Batteries, AC/DC Power
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES:  
12V car adapter  
2.4 GHz Directional Antenna  
OPTIONAL DIRECTION FINDING ANTENNA :  
Frequency 2300-2600 MHz
Gain 9 dBi
Bandwidth @ 2:1 SWR 200 MHz or better
Impedence 50 Ohm nominal
Beamwidth 75 degree vertical, 65 degree horizontal
Front-to-Back Ratio 22 dB or better
Material Powder-coated aluminum, ABS plastic radome
Weight 1 Lb.
Connector SMA attached at rear of antenna
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Frequencies
  • 2.400-2.495 Ghz
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Software
The YellowJacket Data Logger is a software application for Windows® CE that displays, records and logs all WLAN data received by the YellowJacket® on the iPAQ® PocketPC® PDA. The software allows complete control of the YellowJacket receiver. Data can be saved on the iPAQ for later replay and conversion. YellowJacket® runsHive Indoor Mapping Software which allows the users to create , modify and plot measurements in real-time all on a PocketPC®.

Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi Screens

Spectrum Analysis Screen

Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi Screens

Delay Spread Screen

Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi Screens

Geiger (Direction Finding) Screen

Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi Screens

W.I.S.P. Antenna Alignment Screen

Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi Screens

Multipath Ec/Io Screen

Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi Screens

Security Authorization Screen

Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi Screens

MAC/SSID/Channel Screen

Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi Screens

Signal-to-Noise Screen

Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi Screens

AP Channel Utilization Screen

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Videos
Download Yellowjacket Quicktime Demo

This video covers Signal-to-Noise measurements and functionality of the Yellowjacket 802.11b Wi-Fi receiver.

Download Quicktime (15 MB)

Download Windows Media (10 MB)

Request Demo DVD

U.S. addresses only

Download Yellowjacket Windows Media Demo
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Options

2.4 GHz DF Antenna (black)

2.4 GHz Directional Corner Reflector

9 dBi gain (yellow or black)

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FAQs
Does the YellowJacket do both 802.11b and 802.11g studies?
 
No, the calibrated Yellowjacket 802.11b receiver can only detect and demodulate 802.11b packets. For 802.11g packet detection, see the Yellowjacket 802.11b/g receiver.
 
What is the difference between Yellowjacket 802.11b and the Yellowjacket 802.11b/g?
 
Both receivers perform similar measurements but Yellowjacket 802.11b also performs advanced multipath, signal-to-noise, delay spread and "geiger" measurements.
 
How do I get GPS data for my 802.11 measurements?
 
Yellowjacket 802.11b PLUS model contains an internal 12-channel GPS receiver for use in outdoor drive-studies for example.
How do I update my Yellowjacket?
 
Yellowjacket ships with CD-ROM software and a Secur Digital backup software install card. In addition, Yellowjacket software that has been erased from RAM (usually by leaving the iPAQ uncharged for some time) may be restored at anytime by accessing the “reinst.exe” file from the \\iPAQ File Store\\Yellow Jacket directory.
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