An intensive, one-day wireless networking introductory course. Some of the topics to be discussed:
1. Radio Frequency (RF) Fundamentals like:
- Basic concepts and units of RF measurements
- Factors which affect the range and rate of RF transmissions
- 802.11 channels
- Adjacent-channel and co-channel interference
- CSMA/CA operation
- Half duplex communications
2. WLAN standards and amendments
3. Purpose, features, and functions of wireless network components and client device types
4. Antenna types and features
5. Basic characteristics of and concepts relating to Wi-Fi technology like:
- Range, coverage, and capacity
- Frequencies used
- Channel reuse
- BSSID, SSID, BSS, ESS, BSA, IBSS
- 802.11 authentication and association
- Data rates and throughput
- Protection Mechanisms
- Dynamic rate switching
6. Basic operation of and implementation best practices for the WLAN security technologies.
7. 802.11ac: What’s new?
8. Most common Wi-Fi issues and mistakes
9. The “dos” and “don’ts” of Wi-Fi
Who should attend?
VARs, network engineers, system administrators, Wi-Fi installers, IT professionals, and anybody wanting to delve into the Wi-Fi industry.
Entrepreneur, compulsive learner, and minimalist professional with broad experience in the fields of Information Technology, Wireless Networking, Information Security, and Regulatory Compliance. A firm believer in that any technology or strategy can only be successful when based on solid facts not tradition or hype, and when the educated common sense approves.
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