Chapter 17. Wireless LAN Overview

<feature><title>This chapter covers the following topics that you need to master for the CCNP BCMSN exam:</title>
  • Wireless LAN Basics—. This section discusses wireless networks as they compare to wired Ethernet networks.

  • WLAN Building Blocks—. This section covers wireless service sets in addition to wireless access points and their coverage areas.

  • An Introduction to Wireless LAN RF—. Wireless networks use radio frequency (RF) transmissions as their communications medium. This section covers basic RF theory and the terminology that is used to define and describe wireless operation. This section also discusses wireless LAN antennas and their applications.

  • WLAN Standards—. This section describes the IEEE standards; ...

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