Im thinking about getting this adapter for backtrack http://www.amazon.com/Alfa-AWUS036H-Wireless-Long-Rang-Panel/dp/B003YI4HRM/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1330456917&sr=8-3 Because it supports packet injection. Do you guys recommend a better adapter and why? Thanks
I have that exact bundle, and I can tell you that it works fine, and it is nice having two antennas and the suction cup-- but there are others out there. Google around for 'BackTrack usb cards' or maybe 'BackTrack wireless hcl'
You can also increase the transmit power on this unit using:
Google around though, there are different USB cards out there that might better fit your needs. For example, if you are not trying to inject packets over long distances you may want something a little smaller and/or less conspicuous.
Directional antennae are better than omnidirectional ones. Consider that because it really might not be true in your case.
If it is and then search ebay for TurboTenna. I have one a Danets USB-Yagi antenna and have managed 0.6 miles (open air but to an indoor WAP). It comes with a USB wifi dongle strapped to the antenna (replaceable) which shows up as:
Seems to handle injection just fine.