To do your job properly, you need a selection of freeware and commercial software. Fortunately, a multitude of freeware programs is available, so you don’t need a champagne budget, a beer budget should suffice. In fact, if you are prepared to run more than one operating system (see Multi-Boot Post), you can get by using only freeware tools.
Things Needed/Things to Google:
Partitioning or emulation software
Signal strength–testing software