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CWTS™: Certified Wireless Technology Specialist Official Study Guide:Exam PW0-070 by Robert J. Bartz

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Glossary

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absolute measure of power

Actual power measurement, not a ratio or a relative value, is Watt (W), milliwatt (mW), decibel relative to one milliwatt (dBm).

absorption

Occurs when material absorbs an RF signal. None of the signal penetrates through the material.

access point

A wireless infrastructure device connected to a distribution system allowing wireless LAN devices to access computer network resources. Contains at least two network interfaces, 10/100/1000 BaseT/Tx Ethernet (usually) and RF (wireless).

active gain

An increase in signal strength from devices such as amplifiers. Devices that provide active gain require an external power source.

active mode

Part of the original IEEE 802.11 standard defining power-save features for wireless LAN ...

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