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    How do I tell which wireless N bands are actually used on my home network?

    My home network uses a Cisco/Linksys E3000 dual-band N router. How do I tell to which wirelesss band, 2.4 or 5 GHz, devices are connecting? By filtering the MAC addresses, I can see the IP addresses of the devices and whether they are connecting via Wireless G or N. Unfortunately, I'm not sure if any of my 10+ wireless devices are actually using the 5GHz band and I'd like to know.

    Thanks in advance for any help you may be able to offer.

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    BATcher,

    Thanks for the suggestion. I have installed in SSIDer, but have only figured out how to see what networks are available and what bands those networks use (2.4 or 5 GHz). I want to find a way to determine the band on which each of my devices, like Windows computers, iOS devices,
    BlueRay player, etc. are connecting to my network. Any suggestions?

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    I presume from what you are saying that your router can transmit and receive on both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. Does it have a way of turning off each of those bands in turn? If so, I need say no more...
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