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

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omnidirectional antenna

An antenna that sends broadcast signals in all directions.

open node

A Wi-Fi broadcast that is not protected by WEP.

Open System Interconnection (OSI)

A general reference model that describes how different applications and protocols interact on network-aware devices. The MAC and PHY layers of Wi-Fi compliant devices fit within the OSI model.

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