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Spectrum Sensing with WLAN Access Points



Jason Coder, Ryan T. Jacobs, Vivian Musser


With wireless communication becoming more and more common in simple everyday devices, the available spectrum is quickly filling up and the risk of interference is increasing. This interference could be a slight nuisance to or it could be a more significant loss of data or disruption of critical services. To better understand the quantity and type of traffic in congested environments, a potential spectrum sensing solution in the ISM bands is discussed. If the electromagnetic environment is better understood, this will enable device manufacturers to better test their products before deployment, ensuring they can still perform in a crowded electromagnetic environment.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the 2016 National Radio Science Meeting
Conference Dates
January 6-9, 2016
Conference Location
Boulder, CO, US
Conference Title
2016 National Radio Science Meeting


Coder, J. , Jacobs, R. and Musser, V. (2016), Spectrum Sensing with WLAN Access Points, Proceedings of the 2016 National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, US, [online], (Accessed July 15, 2024)


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Created January 5, 2016, Updated April 12, 2022