I would like to measure RSSI of XBee transmitters. I am using the DB command, which returns RSSI in decibels of the last received packet. The multihopping feature is disturbing my measurements since the RSSI returned by the DB command is RSSI of the last hop. Is there a way to disable multihopping?
I tried setting the Radius parameter of the Transmit request message (frame type 0x10) to 0, but that is a special value for this parameter, meaning “use the maximal possible value”, so that did not help. If I set it to 1 does it mean “no hops” or “only direct communication between two devices”? Or does 1 mean “one hop” or as I would understand it “there can be one intermediate device”? Does this effect only broadcast transmissions? If so, how to disable hopping for directly addressed transmissions?
Thank you for your answers.