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♻︎ Today’s Quality Linkage (Tuesday, May 17, 2016)

802.11 Arbitration White Paper Posted this before, but can't over-emphasize the importance of understanding this to understand how Wi-Fi works. 

Compensate not Calibrate Adjusting your WLAN design requirements based on target client devices. Your NICs -65 may not (will not) be you phone's -67.

NetScout AirCheck G2 It’s finally out! Man, I hate keeping secrets. 🤓

Quotes from K-12 Building Architects vs WLAN Vendors @KeithRParsons bringing the point home once again. You hire professionals when designing your building, why not your WLAN? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ 

Chrome OS Wi-Fi Diagnostics If you deploy Chromebooks in your environment bookmark this post! 👍

Verizon Android Wi-Fi Calling Nice overview of Wi-Fi calling by @NoLANWiFi getting into the nitty-gritty of what's going on.

Where is the world's Wi-Fi? Yay, we have Wi-Fi! USA! USA! USA! 
Boo, it’s slow. ☹️

Perceptual Shift @KeithRParsons used these images to explain the importance of perception when surveying. How does the client see the environment, as opposed to the WLAN? How it it different in THIS spot as opposed to THAT spot? Good to remember when planning and designing a WLAN.

Hub Holster by @Robb_404 If you're looking to do without the velcro on you survey machine for all those dongles you need then here is a custom solution you can buy!

Taking Notes By Hand May Be Better Than Digitally, Researchers Say I don’t know nuthin’ ‘bout no researchers, but I DEFINITELY retain information better while studying when writing notes by hand. Doing that while going for my CWNE was a eye-opener.

The Most Intriguing Spy Stories From 166 Internal NSA Reports Super secret spy stuff. Shhhh.