Send and receive raw 802.11 frames on Linux

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Problem :

I’m looking for a way to send and receive raw 802.11 frames using USB wireless adapters (such as the Alfa AWUS036H) while they are in monitor mode. Is this possible?

There are plenty of ways to do this at the MAC layer, but I have yet to find one allowing this at the physical layer.

Solution :

Of course I figured this out right after asking…

To anyone else trying to achieve this, a (somewhat) device independent library has been developed for this: LORCON

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