Depending on your operating system, there are numerous software packages available for use.
Most people running Windows, use NetStumbler
. It has support for many different types of wireless devices and GPS units. It is called an "active scanner"; it sends a request to all wireless devices in the area. The wireless devices see the request, and replys with their information. NetStumbler logs the information and keeps track of every time it sees a given wireless device. NetStumbler is very easy to install and use.
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last modified: 2005-02-27 14:31:07