CWNA Chapter 10 – WLAN Architecture

My Notes from chapter 10 of the CWNA study guide Wireless LAN client devices 802.11 Radio form factors 802.11 radios are used in both client NICs and access points. External Radios Many form factors, meaning the NIC comes in different shapes and sizes: PCMCIA adapter/PC card Express Card USB Internal Radios Installed inside the device …

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CWNA Chapter 8 – 802.11 Medium Access

My Notes from chapter 8 of the CWNA study guide Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance (CSMA/CA) vs. Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD) Set of rules to provide controlled and efficient access to the network medium. CSMA/CD is well known and is used by Ethernet networks CSMA/CA is not as well …

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