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“Setting up a wireless LAN is more of an art than a science.”
Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the day is leaky feeder, a coaxial cable that has small sections of its copper shielding stripped away to allow radio frequency (RF) signals to escape. Leaky feeders, which act as extended antennas, are also called radiating cables. Leaky feeders are often used in structures with metal frameworks such as skyscrapers, tunnels, ships and planes to extend mobile coverage. Continued…
What does an antenna do?
a. converts radio-frequency fields into alternating current and vice-versa.
b. increases the voltage, current or power of a signal.
Ten questions to ask WLAN vendors when evaluating WLAN solutions
The wireless LAN (WLAN) has grown from a convenience to a complete networking solution.
New standards help administrators increase enterprise WLAN capacity
Combined, the new 802.11ac and 802.11ad standards will ultimately allow admins to increase enterprise WLAN capacity, offering amplified user density and higher data rates.
The importance of WLAN testing: From planning to documentation
This chapter on WLAN testing covers WLAN test planning and documentation and crucial testing methods for performance, security and signal coverage.