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Authorized Self-Study Guide Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 (ICND1), Second Edition by Steve CCIE No. 6108 McQuerry

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Chapter 3. Wireless LANs

Historically, LANs have been limited to physical wired segments. With the advent of technologies that utilize infrared (IR) and radio frequency (RF) to carry data, LANs are free from the limitations of a physical media. This chapter describes the reasons for extending the reach of a LAN and the methods that can be used to do so, with a focus on RF wireless access.

Chapter Objectives

Upon completing this chapter, you will be able to describe the wireless LAN (WLAN) environment. This includes being able to meet the following objectives: ...

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