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CompTIA® Network+® N10-005 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 WAN technologies, including 802.16 (WiMAX), HSPA+, LTE, and satellite communications

On the Job

When Isthmus Publishing was attempting to gain better bandwidth than its current DSL access allowed, we decided on WiMAX. We acquired and installed hardware ...

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