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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi® Wireless Networking by Harold Davis

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EIRP

Unit of measure (equivalent isotropically radiated power) for the strength of an antenna.

encryption

The translation of data into a secret code; used by WEP to achieve security for Wi-Fi networks.

encryption key

The key used to encrypt the transmissions of a Wi-Fi network protected by WEP; the password needed to access the Wi-Fi network.

Ethernet port

A socket that accepts a 10BASE-T Ethernet wire.

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