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Installing, Troubleshooting, and Repairing Wireless Networks, Chapter 2

This chapter describes wireless network criteria and expectations.

Wireless network criteria and expectations

MobileComputing Creating a wireless network can be more involved than a jaunt to the local computer store or on-line shop, grabbing a few wireless cards and access points, and plugging things in. Larger networks with more client systems may require different and more costly access point equipment. If your network spans a larger area than one access point or antenna scheme can cover, you will have to work out the design and costs of creating a contiguous, multi-access-point network. Many of these issues are covered in depth in this section and in subsequent chapters.

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This excerpt from the book Installing, Troubleshooting, and Repairing Wireless Networks published March 24, 2003 and written by Jim Aspinwall is reprinted with permission from The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. copyright 2003-2004. Click here for ordering information.

This was last published in June 2004

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