Your phones are always watching and tracking

https://wgme.com/news/nation-world/racist-graffiti-cellphones-wi-fi-glenelg-md

Four Maryland teenagers sneaked onto their school’s property the night before graduation last year and covered it in racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti.

The Washington Post described how they got caught in a Tuesday story . It says they covered their faces during the hate crime, but didn’t realize their cellphones automatically connected to Glenelg High School’s Wi-Fi under their individual student IDs. Seth Taylor, Tyler Curtiss, Joshua Shaffer and Matthew Lipp were soon arrested.

Tool of the week: Rf Explorer

RF Explorer – ISM Combo and Handheld Spectrum Analyzer 240 – 960 MHz and 2.35 – 2.55 GHz

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00H4B9A0E/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_PlLiDbYF7E5WQ

Wide band coverage to all popular sub-1Ghz ISM bands and 2.4GHz band, including 315MHz, 433MHz, 868MHzand 915MHz, 2.4GHz WiFi, Zigbee, also including UHF TV, 70cm and 33cm HAM radio, GSM, etc. Any frequency from 240MHzto 960MHz and 2350MHz to 2550MHz is supported

Preseem releases access point paper

https://www.preseem.com/2019/06/wireless-access-point-market-insights/

Unlike spec sheets from manufacturers, Preseem collects real-world data from access points in all kinds of deployments and analyzes statistics at a top level to offer valuable insights. So, as part of our Fixed Wireless Network Report, we calculated wireless access point market insights on market share, connected subscriber count, performance on QoE metrics like latency and much more…

Product of the week: LTE signal booster

Do you have poor cellular signal in your home or office? Maybe a mobile job site? For you tower technicians having one of these in your job trailer might make life simpler.

https://www.ispsupplies.com/SureCall-SC-PolyEZ-DT-72-Kit

The revolutionary SureCall EZ 4G Cell Phone Signal Booster sets up in minutes, delivering unrivaled signal boosting power indoors for all cellular devices. The EZ 4G features cutting-edge technology and an elegant plug-and-play design, boosting voice, text and 4G LTE data signal for all North American carriers- including Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint, without the need to drill holes or mount an antenna outside.

Dropped calls and slow 4G LTE data speeds are history, as the EZ 4G provides clear and consistent coverage for all cellular devices in 1 – 2 rooms, up to 2,000 sq ft. End the frustration of weak and unreliable indoor cell phone signal with the SureCall EZ 4G.

Kit includes:1

  • EZ 4G Booster with built-in antenna (includes removable stand and adhesive tape for easy window mounting).
  • Desktop Antenna rebroadcasts the boosted cellular signal to multiple mobile devices.
  • Coax Cable 50 ft of RG-6 connects the EZ 4G Booster and the Desktop Antenna.

Uplink Frequency Range (MHz): 698-716 / 776-787 / 824-849 / 1850-1915 / 1710-1755 ( G-Block Included )

Downlink Frequency Range (MHz): 728-746 / 746-757 / 869-894 / 1930-1995 / 2110-2155 ( G-Block Included )

Supported Standards: CDMA, WCDMA, GSM, EDGE, HSPA+, EVDO, LTE and all cellular standards