Best USB Wireless Adapter compatible with Kali Linux

To conduct a penetration test wireless networks with Kali Linux need a compatible USB Wi-Fi adapter ( “whistle” common people). We need to be able to go into monitor mode, to carry packages inject and do various other things that we usually do when a wireless Pentest.

In this article, here are some of the chipsets compatible with Kali Linux.

  • Atheros AR9271
  • Ralink RT3070
  • Ralink RT3572
  • Realtek 8187L

Alfa AWUS036NH 2.4 GHz


Panda PAU05 2.4 GHz

alfa AWUS036NHA


Alfa AWUS051NH dual-frequency 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz


Alfa AWUS036H USB Adapter 2.4 GHz


Netgear WG111v2 USB Adapter 2.4 GHz

Sabrent NT-WGHU USB Adapter 2.4 GHz


High Power SignalKing Signal King 48DBI

NooElec NESDR Mini 2 USB RTL-SDR and ADS-B Receiver Set, RTL2832U & R820T2 Tuner, MCX Input.