WLAN glossary

Discover the meaning behind all those wireless terms.

 

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802.11  

 

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802.11 Fast Guide  

 

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802.11a

 

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802.11b  

 

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802.11d  

 

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802.11e  

 

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802.11g  

 

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802.11h  

 

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802.11i  

 

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802.11j  

 

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802.11k  

 

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802.11m  

 

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802.11x  

 

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802.xx Fast Reference  

 

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access point  

 

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access point mapping   

 

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ad-hoc network  

 

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antenna  

 

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digital pulse wireless  

 

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EAP  

 

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evil twin

 

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Extensible Authentication Protocol  

 

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fixed wireless  

 

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HiperLAN  

 

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hot spot  

 

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hot zone  

 

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hotspot   

 

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hyper LAN  

 

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HyperLAN  

 

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IMT-2000 direct spread  

 

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Infrared Data Association  

 

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infrared wireless  

 

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IR wireless  

 

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IrDA  

 

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microwave

 

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MIMO  

 

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MISO  

 

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Near Field Communication  

 

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NFC  

 

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optical wireless  

 

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radio frequency

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RF

 

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spontaneous area network  

 

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Structured Wireless-Aware Network  

 

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SWAN  

 

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transponder  

 

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ultra wideband  

 

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ultrawideband  

 

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UWB  

 

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virtual private network

 

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VPN

 

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W-CDMA  

 

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WAP  

 

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war driving  

 

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wardriving  

 

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WASP  

 

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WAX  

 

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WCDMA  

 

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WEP

 

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Wi-Fi  

 

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Wi-Fi Protected Access  

 

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Wi-Fi VoIP

 

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wideband CDMA  

 

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wideband code-division multiple access  

 

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WiFi  

 

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WiMAX  

 

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Wired Equivalent Privacy

 

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wireless  

 

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Wireless Abstract XML  

 

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Wireless Application Protocol  

 

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wireless application service provider  

 

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wireless ASP  

 

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wireless ISP  

 

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wireless LAN  

 

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wireless local area network  

 

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wireless service provider  

 

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Wireless Transport Layer Security  

 

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wireless VoIP

 

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WISP  

 

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WLAN  

 

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WTLS  

 

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Yagi antenna  

 

 



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