SmartRF Packet Sniffer 2 includes software and firmware to capture and display over-the-air packets with Wireshark. SmartRF Packet Sniffer 2 supports CC13xx and CC26xx family of devices as capture device.

This document describes the installation and setup of hardware and software. The SmartRF Packet Sniffer 2 package includes the following components:

  • SmartRF Sniffer Agent (PC tool) for configuration and communication with the capture device.
  • Firmware that enables CC13xx or CC26xx LaunchPads to be used as capture device.
  • Firmware source code.
  • Dissectors for Wireshark.

Protocol support

The packet sniffer supports packet capture of the following protocols:

  • IEEE 802.15.4 (2.4 GHz frequency),
  • Wi-SUN/IEEE 802.15.4ge (sub-1 GHz frequency),
  • Bluetooth Low Energy (decryption of encrypted packets is not supported),
  • TI EasyLink and proprietary protocols.
  • TI Wireless Battery Management System (wBMS) protocol.

Further information

Revision History

Revision history for SmartRF Packet Sniffer 2 can be found in this document: revision_history.html.