6.2. Wireless Networking

Wireless networks have become widespread and are found in both public and commercial settings. As a matter of fact, it is now possible to find wireless networks in many public spaces like coffee shops, malls, airports, and hotels. To that end, the entry level technician should know about the various wireless network components and their installation factors.

6.2.1. Wireless Network Components

Wireless networks are a little less complex than their wired counterparts. They require fewer components to operate properly. There are two main devices that can be found in a small wireless network: a wireless access point and a wireless NIC. In order to understand proper wireless network installation, you should understand the ...

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