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place? You can learn about 802.11 physical layer signaling and data link protocols by downloading the IEEE standards from the following link: IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standards
If you prefer reading a book on this topic, try 802.11 Wireless Networks: The Definitive Guide by Matt Gast (ISBN: 0596001835) or Wireless LANs by Jim Geier (ISBN: 0672320584). If you want to capture some WLAN packets and take a first-hand look at them, try downloading Network Chemistry's Packetyzer, which is based on the popular Ethereal LAN analyzer.
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