I have an AP close enough to me with high signal strength but for some reason I'm not receiving beacons from it. Since I don't have beacons coming in, I cannot perform
deauth as well. One thing I'm certain about is that the AP is not hiding itself as I can see its name clearly.
I wanted to know what could be the possible reason behind it. Also what exactly is a beacon? What is it used for and when exactly does an AP send out a beacon? I referred the manual page but it only mentions that an AP sends out 10 beacon per second.
And last but not least, how will the generation of beacons be effected if I set my AP to hide itself?