channel = C = channel op

channel hopping n.

[common; IRC, GEnie] To rapidly switch channels on IRC, or a GEnie chat board, just as a social butterfly might hop from one group to another at a party. This term may derive from the TV watcher's idiom, `channel surfing'.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

In reference to wardriving it means to rapidly switch between channels in the hopes of finding an 802.11b, or some other wireless network.

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