WiFi AP mode. Is AP bradcasting SSID all the time or only when it receives the request from the station?

I cant find the answer and maybe someone of you guys know the answer.

1 Answer 1


In infrastructure mode, WiFi access points send beacons every 100 mS announcing their presence. The beacon will contain the SSID(s) unless it's been disabled.


Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.