A Wireless site survey is needed to decide where to install new access points to provide/improve or extend wireless network coverage.
The EeePC is an ideal tool for carrying out a wireless site survey, due to its size.
Here's some suggestions for achieving this:
This method requires no additional software
This shows current link quality, signal and noise. Use (Ctrl + C) to exit.
Slightly better wavemon
Signal and noise don't seem to display properly, but the link quality and SNR seem OK You can get a graph by pressing F2 and a list of available access points in range by pressing F3.