In this chapter, you will learn how to
• Discuss wireless networking components
• Analyze and explain wireless networking standards
• Install and configure wireless networks
• Troubleshoot wireless networks
Wireless networks have been popular for many years now, but unlike wired networks, so much of how wireless works continues to elude people. Part of the problem might be that a simple wireless network is so inexpensive and easy to configure that most users and techs never really get into the hows of wireless. The chance to get away from all the cables and mess and just connect has a phenomenal appeal. Let’s change all that and dive deeply into wireless networking.