802.11 Wireless Network Site Surveying and Installation

This chapter outlines the physical logistics of installing a wireless network into a building. Concerns regarding the architecture and layout of the building are addressed, so that you can plan appropriately.

Performing a wireless LAN (WLAN) site survey before installing a wireless network is the key to any successful WLAN deployment. Yet each location and company have unique needs that must be taken into account. 802.11 Wireless Network Site Surveying and Installation helps you understand the challenges associated with any site survey, including multipath mitigation, reflection, absorption, and radio wave interference, plus the added complexity of user and application demands. This book helps you identify obstacles to a successful deployment and guides your equipment decisions to ensure that your WLAN reaches its maximum potential.

In this chapter: This chapter outlines the physical logistics of installing a wireless network into a building. Concerns regarding the architecture and layout of the building are addressed, so that you can plan appropriately.

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Excerpted from 802.11 Wireless Network Site Surveying and Installation by Bruce Alexander (ISBN: 1587051648).

Copyright © 2006 Bruce Alexander. All rights reserved.

This was last published in April 2006

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