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CompTIA® Network+® 2009 In Depth by Tamara Dean

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Chapter 8. Wireless Networking

After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to:

  • Explain how nodes exchange wireless signals

  • Identify potential obstacles to successful wireless transmission and their repercussions, such as interference and reflection

  • Understand WLAN (wireless LAN) architecture

  • Specify the characteristics of popular WLAN transmission methods, including 802.11 a/b/g/n

  • Install and configure wireless access points and their clients

  • Describe wireless MAN and WAN technologies, including 802.16 and satellite communications

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