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radio frequency interference (RFI)

Interference on copper cabling systems caused by radio frequencies.

README file

A file that the manufacturer includes with software to give the installer information that came too late to make it into the software manuals. It's usually a last-minute addition that includes tips on installing the software, possible incompatibilities, and any known installation problems that might have been found right before the product was shipped.

reference model

See Open Systems Interconnect (OSI).

regeneration process

A process in which signals are read, amplified, and repeated on the network to reduce signal degradation, which results in longer overall possible length of the network.

Registered Jack (RJ) connector ...

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