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Designing and Deploying 802.11 Wireless Networks: A Practical Guide to Implementing 802.11n and 802.11ac Wireless Networks, Second Edition by Jim Geier

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Chapter 3. Wireless LAN Types and Components

This chapter will introduce you to:

Image Types of Wireless LANs

Image Wireless LAN Components

Image Network Infrastructure Components

The 802.11 standard specifies details on how wireless LANs (WLANs) operate, with emphasis on stations (often referred to as client radios, or cards) and access points, which form ad hoc and infrastructure types of WLANs. This chapter defines each of these primary configuration types and ...

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