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by pferland
Sat Feb 18, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Report Bugs
Topic: Import slows down dramatically at the end
Replies: 14
Views: 3060

Import slows down dramatically at the end

You can also use the summery csv export in vistumbler to get one signal point per Access Point.
by pferland
Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Warflying
Replies: 9
Views: 2019

Warflying

Holy crap Jon, I was looking at your first file and the flight out, and I can see that you picked up an AP that you added back in 2015 in Payson, AZ roughly 4 miles away from where your plane was flying by. 4miles.png I also found this AP in the first file that you were able to pick up at roughly 28...
by pferland
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Warflying
Replies: 9
Views: 2019

Warflying

Discreet would be good for less wary stairs lmao. Do you have a HAM license? I saw a post the other day about someone using their ham radio on a plane with the captans permission and got a contact. I am almost done water proofing my dev build of the weather station. Just need to put it back together...
by pferland
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: WiFiDB.net Bug Report
Replies: 13
Views: 3485

WiFiDB.net Bug Report

I just remembered that the file that you get to download is just a linker file to URLs that will then return the info that you want. So the file is always going to be 5kb in size. But the contents of the URL should change as APs are imported. Will still take a look at it.

-Phil
by pferland
Wed Jan 04, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: WiFiDB.net Bug Report
Replies: 13
Views: 3485

WiFiDB.net Bug Report

Ahhh ok, will look into that too.
by pferland
Wed Jan 04, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: WiFiDB.net Bug Report
Replies: 13
Views: 3485

WiFiDB.net Bug Report

Happy New Year Jon!

That should be a simple fix, Andrew probably only has the folder as read only or the apache user not have write permissions to the upload folder, will have him take a look into it.
by pferland
Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: WiFiDB.net Bug Report
Replies: 13
Views: 3485

WiFiDB.net Bug Report

Hi Jon, Andrew moved the Database site back to the server rack at the apartment over the weekend. We should have more memory and resources to do the searches that you were trying to do before that were incomplete. Would you give the search a try again and see how it works out? When I do a search of ...
by pferland
Wed Dec 14, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: WiFiDB.net Bug Report
Replies: 13
Views: 3485

WiFiDB.net Bug Report

Sorry Jon, been busy the last few weeks. I dont think I will have time during the week to take a look, but I will try to this weekend.
by pferland
Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi
Topic: PiWem (Raspberry Pi Weather Monitor)
Replies: 6
Views: 5183

PiWem (Raspberry Pi Weather Monitor)

Well, we had some rain on Tuesday that I didnt look out for and the Raspberry Pi was killed. :(

Going to have to get a few more so that I have some spares in case it happens again.
by pferland
Fri Nov 04, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi
Topic: PiWem (Raspberry Pi Weather Monitor)
Replies: 6
Views: 5183

PiWem (Raspberry Pi Weather Monitor)

I got this utility looking box: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B005T990I0/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 And this plate that goes inside to mount everything to, it hasn't come in yet, so I dont know how well it is going to work out yet: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B005UPE83...
by pferland
Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:03 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi
Topic: PiWem (Raspberry Pi Weather Monitor)
Replies: 6
Views: 5183

PiWem (Raspberry Pi Weather Monitor)

Ahh nice. I am using all commodity hardware that is for the Raspberry Pi at the moment. The Temperature and Barometric Pressure sensors are pretty accurate. The issue I am having right now is the Humidity sensor is way off on the DHT11. I have an AM2302, but the library that says will work with it i...
by pferland
Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi
Topic: PiWem (Raspberry Pi Weather Monitor)
Replies: 6
Views: 5183

PiWem (Raspberry Pi Weather Monitor)

[ref]arizonajon[/ref], what are you using for sensors on your Raspberry Pi weather station?
by pferland
Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: War driving contest
Replies: 82
Views: 19093

War driving contest

So I got the remote node upload to a central server code finished. I put the WebUI on my AWS server here: http://dev.randomintervals.com/piwem/station.php?station_hash=ca3dec3b-b111-4534-95c3-21140653193c That is the RaspberryPi that I have running the python script on a crontab job to gather the se...
by pferland
Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: War driving contest
Replies: 82
Views: 19093

War driving contest

Hi Jon! Doing good, those trips sound like they are going to enjoyable with the craft beer and pizza shops. Can almost smell the pizza. We are heading up to Maine to do some last ridding on the trails for the season before winter fully kicks in, :lol: More WAPs is always good, I just looked and we a...
by pferland
Thu Oct 13, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Wi-Fi adapter is Access Point - I DON'T WANT AN AP!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 3430

Wi-Fi adapter is Access Point - I DON'T WANT AN AP!!!

If you were hacked and have not done a re-install of windows from scratch, I would highly recommend that you do. Backup all your important files and format the drive and reinstall Windows. That is the only way you will be truly sure that it is clean. To your other question, you can find APs with jus...
by pferland
Tue Oct 11, 2016 3:12 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Wi-Fi adapter is Access Point - I DON'T WANT AN AP!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 3430

Wi-Fi adapter is Access Point - I DON'T WANT AN AP!!!

It seems like in win10 Microsoft removed the ad hoc create feature and moved it all to the netsh command-line. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-networking/how-do-i-set-up-an-ad-hoc-wifi-network-in-windows/0caa92d8-e02f-4e7f-aa5c-0abf10ed2039 That shows how-to set it up, no...
by pferland
Sat Oct 01, 2016 9:26 pm
Forum: Beta
Topic: All Allavailable networks are hidden.
Replies: 10
Views: 3350

All Allavailable networks are hidden.

Interesting, must be a Windows 10 Home thing, I have Windows 10 Pro installed and am not limited to the AP I am connected to when I run "netsh wlan show networks"

The brand of my wireless NIC is "MediaTek"
by pferland
Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Beta
Topic: All Allavailable networks are hidden.
Replies: 10
Views: 3350

All Allavailable networks are hidden.

I also think that was before Andrew added the native wifi scanning and we were doing netsh scraping.
by pferland
Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Beta
Topic: All Allavailable networks are hidden.
Replies: 10
Views: 3350

All Allavailable networks are hidden.

That was also back in 2008 on Vista using a fell branded wireless card so things might be better now than they were in 2008.
by pferland
Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: Beta
Topic: All Allavailable networks are hidden.
Replies: 10
Views: 3350

All Allavailable networks are hidden.

No problem. One other thing we noticed is the power level settings for Windows effecting wireless scanning results. Back when we started I would notice that my laptop would only pick up a few APs. I noticed it was in Balance mode. Changed it to high perf and I would be able to see more APs.
by pferland
Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: Beta
Topic: All Allavailable networks are hidden.
Replies: 10
Views: 3350

All Allavailable networks are hidden.

No problem. One other thing we noticed is the power level settings for Windows effecting wireless scanning results. Back when we started I would notice that my laptop would only pick up a few APs. I noticed it was in Balance mode. Changed it to high perf and I would be able to see more APs.
by pferland
Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:37 am
Forum: Beta
Topic: All Allavailable networks are hidden.
Replies: 10
Views: 3350

All Allavailable networks are hidden.

Hmm have not see that before. Can you try scanning while not connected to the Wireless and see if the other APs will show up then?
by pferland
Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:22 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Signal strength question
Replies: 4
Views: 989

Signal strength question

Yup that metageek article explains it well. Unfortunately there is no users guode for vistumbler as neither Andrew nor myself have taken the timebto write one yet. We tend to use the forums as a psudoguide for the time being.

-phil
by pferland
Sun Sep 04, 2016 8:42 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi
Topic: PiWem (Raspberry Pi Weather Monitor)
Replies: 6
Views: 5183

PiWem (Raspberry Pi Weather Monitor)

Well stupid me click on a link in my preview and lost my entire write up, so I have to write it again.... I wanted to start a new project so I decided to make a weather monitor out of a Raspberry Pi. After a little research it didnt look all that hard so I set off and started getting the parts. I di...
by pferland
Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:44 am
Forum: Beta
Topic: ViStumbler Betas
Replies: 55
Views: 13305

ViStumbler Betas

Andrew fixed the Import Daemon, the Not Running flag wasn't set so it wouldnt run the daemon in the cron job.

Looks like you are about to set the DB over the 2 Million AP mark. Looks like we might need to get some new cups soon. :lol:
by pferland
Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GRAPHS
Replies: 33
Views: 10292

GRAPHS

Native WiFi Mode uses the Native Wif API in windows instead of using the NetSH commands and scraping the output that Vistumbler originally did to get the Wireless APs. You can still use the NetSH mode, but it s slower than the API. To toggle it check or uncheck Options->Use Native Wifi. Andrew reall...
by pferland
Sun Aug 14, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GRAPHS
Replies: 33
Views: 10292

GRAPHS

I am not sure how Andrew detects the network adapters. I will have to ask him when he gets back later today. The Update Manufactures is just for the Access Point MAC Address match up to the manufacture that made it. As for the Experimental 2.4Ghz graph is a graph that shows the Channels that are in ...
by pferland
Thu Aug 11, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GRAPHS
Replies: 33
Views: 10292

GRAPHS

The WiFiDB Graph should work, I tested it out today. Select the AP in Vistumbler, go to the WiFiDB Menu and select the Graph item and it should open a browser page to https://api.wifidb.net/wifi/ with GET parameters that are the details of the AP that you selected. Andrew can correct me, but If I re...
by pferland
Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:13 am
Forum: General
Topic: GRAPHS
Replies: 33
Views: 10292

GRAPHS

Did you have an access point selected in the list when you selected the menu item? Will give it a look later today myself.
by pferland
Mon Aug 08, 2016 4:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GRAPHS
Replies: 33
Views: 10292

GRAPHS

Oops sorry about that it is under the WifiDB Menu called Graph Selected AP Signal to Image.
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by pferland
Sun Aug 07, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GRAPHS
Replies: 33
Views: 10292

GRAPHS

Using the wifidb graph under the experimental menu might work, it creates a png image from the AP data. Or you can get the data from the raw access db file.
by pferland
Wed Jul 27, 2016 11:36 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: Pretty sure I captured a satellite about to cross in front of Saturn.
Replies: 1
Views: 3152

Pretty sure I captured a satellite about to cross in front of Saturn.

While I was up in Northern Maine last week, I took my telescope and camera up with me. I was only able to get two good nights of views. After reviewing the videos, the first night, it looks like I captured a satellite just before it crossed in front of Saturn right before I adjusted the position of ...
by pferland
Sat Jul 09, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GRAPHS
Replies: 33
Views: 10292

GRAPHS

The graph that Andrew McNeil is using is "Graph 2" (aka the Bar Graph). In that video he is using a quite old version of Vistumbler and I am not sure how he got it to be tied to the left hand side. I will have to ask ACalcutt how it is done, it also may have been changed to only show from right to l...
by pferland
Fri Jul 08, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GRAPHS
Replies: 33
Views: 10292

GRAPHS

So, the intervals that the signal are captured at is based on the Refresh Loop variable. You can find it in the Settings->Misc Settings menu. It is base on milliseconds and is defaulted to 1 second. However, It is really not recommended to set it less than one second since it sit tends to take about...
by pferland
Fri Jul 08, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: Share Code
Topic: how to know the scanning AP was Disconnect
Replies: 3
Views: 1833

how to know the scanning AP was Disconnect

I'm not sure I understand your question, are you asking how to tell if you are Connected/Disconnected from an Access Point through Vistumbler?
by pferland
Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: GRAPHS
Replies: 33
Views: 10292

GRAPHS

Vistumbler does not support using more than one network card at a time. Currently the only way to have more than one antenna active is to have more than one instance of Vistumbler running. One Instance uses Antenna A on Card A while the second instance uses Antenna B on Card B. You would then have t...
by pferland
Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:35 am
Forum: Share Code
Topic: Manufacturer List
Replies: 4
Views: 1491

Manufacturer List

Yup, that is the older one, this one will have the other file type support also.
by pferland
Sat Jun 25, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: Share Code
Topic: Manufacturer List
Replies: 4
Views: 1491

Manufacturer List

So I have a working method of selecting the output file for MacManuf.exe Download: macmanuf.zip GitHub: https://github.com/RIEI/Vistumbler/tree/macmanuf-dev/macmanuf Usage: If no arguments are passed, then it will default to the Access Database. To set the output type pass /f and then the extension ...
by pferland
Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Share Code
Topic: Manufacturer List
Replies: 4
Views: 1491

Manufacturer List

It looks like the macmanuf.exe in the current beta branch is only creating a .mdb file (Access Database). The older versions that created an ini and php file are no longer working for some reason. I will have to add creating a csv and or other formats to the new macmanuf binary. I am not quite sure ...
by pferland
Sat Jun 11, 2016 5:01 pm
Forum: Help / Support
Topic: access to WIFI DB
Replies: 4
Views: 2584

access to WIFI DB

Hi wjestn2, welcome! Sorry for the inconvenience, the user registration page has been fixed. Your user should have been created, it was the results page was not being triggered correctly. So if you remember the password that you used to create the user, you should be able to log in with it. Everyone...
by pferland
Sat Jun 04, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wardriving Setups
Replies: 10
Views: 4999

Wardriving Setups

Very nice, this probably would be perfect to throw in my backpack when I am ridding around on my street-bike. Once I get it cleaned out since about a dozen mice decided to make the ram intake and the air-box their home for the winter (and that was with mothball chemicals and poison) :/ At least they...
by pferland
Tue May 31, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: First Stacking Attempts
Replies: 5
Views: 1916

First Stacking Attempts

Yeah it truly is amazing what shows up in detail over a good amount of time with stacking. The first few attempts I did of Saturn came out as a blurry streak around the image lol. I have been thinking about getting a color camera also just so I can take some quick videos for now and use the monochro...
by pferland
Sun May 29, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: Share Scan Results
Topic: Server ignoring logs
Replies: 2
Views: 1030

Server ignoring logs

This probably has to do with the file sync script that Andrew has that is broken right now.
by pferland
Sun May 29, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: First Stacking Attempts
Replies: 5
Views: 1916

First Stacking Attempts

No it's not you, the file sync script Andrew uses to sync the forum is broken and he has not fixed it yet. You should be able to see them on the forum2 node.
by pferland
Fri May 27, 2016 11:13 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: First Stacking Attempts
Replies: 5
Views: 1916

First Stacking Attempts

Made a composite of the objects I have imaged so far:

Sun - Jupiter - Saturn.

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by pferland
Thu May 26, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: First Stacking Attempts
Replies: 5
Views: 1916

First Stacking Attempts

Went out last night since it was nice and clear and wanted to take some video of Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars to try out stacking them. I found the program Autostakkert at autostakkert.com and it works really well with manually tracked objects. It is able to easily find the object and keep it centered,...
by pferland
Tue May 24, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: First Photo Attempts
Replies: 0
Views: 2847

First Photo Attempts

I have been wanting to post these for a few weeks now, My first single frame shots of Jupiter, Mars, Saturn, the Sun, and the Moon. Jupiter, Galilean moons, the first Mars, and the Moon were taken on 5/15 between 11:00PM and 11:30PM EST jupiter.png galilean moons.png mars.png moon.png Then there was...
by pferland
Sat May 14, 2016 12:18 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Home Made Solar Filter
Replies: 3
Views: 1388

Home Made Solar Filter

I forgot the images of the binoculars with the filters on them, and the layout of the camera and eyepiece setup. IMG_20160514_124851.jpg IMG_20160514_124928.jpg IMG_20160514_124941.jpg I need a better tripod for the Binoculars, they weigh in at 8lbs, and the tripod is really only rated to 8.5lbs.
by pferland
Sat May 14, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Home Made Solar Filter
Replies: 3
Views: 1388

Home Made Solar Filter

Would look like you are growing horns out of your head lol. I ended up making two solar filters for the 25x100 binoculars also. I used the same construction method that I used for the 130mm telescope, but scaled them down to the size of the binoculars. Both filters top side. IMG_20160514_122426.jpg ...
by pferland
Tue May 10, 2016 6:53 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Home Made Solar Filter
Replies: 3
Views: 1388

Home Made Solar Filter

So I made myself a Solar Filter for my telescope. I didn't take any pictures during the process besides when the cardboard was all put together and after I was finished with my final design. But, I started with some 2mil Double sided silver reflecting mylar. A single sheet of the mylar was not enoug...