Originally Posted by kampfwolf09
I use it all the time to find the best air space when I setup new networks. Another major factor is encryption type. WPA networks cope with interference issues much better than WEP. Unfortunately most router manufacturers do not enable it by default, if they enable any kind of security
So, you are saying that when there are 34 different access points trying to use the 2.4GHz band, and none on the 5GHz band, the 2.4GHz band is better and faster. Bands are not only about speed. I'd LOVE to have a slow speed 5GHz connection! It's better than none or intermittent connection!