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Lesson 8

Chapter 8
Chapter 6 Edition 7
Wireless Networking
 
Objective

  • Explain how nodes exchange wireless signals
  • Identify potential obstacles to successful wireless transmission and their repercussions, such as interference and reflections
  • Understand WLAN (wireless LAN) architecture
  • Specify the characteristics of popular WLAN transmission methods, including 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Install and configure wireless access points and their clients
  • Explore wireless security concerns
  • Evaluate common problems experienced with wireless networks
      
      Interesting Retired Equipment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IUqgjoi_vo
      Near Field Communications: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gbv2BIi9i58
      Using Wireless Networks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HR8R8ZRw4Y
      CSMA/CD & CSMA/CA : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tD5ZMYJepmY
      Wireless Standards: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3npjH-_0DE4v
      Configuring Wireless Routers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXBdC7fDI_4

Assignments

Lab 7

1. Do a search on Bandwidth Throttling- Record your findings

2. On your VM (virtual machine) Go to this site: http://broadband.mpi-sws.org/transparency/bttest.php First run the test for Flash Video and then run a test for HTTP.  Record your results. (Note: you may have to install the latest version of Java)

3. If you have a laptop or if the workstation allows run the test on them and compare your results

4. Read this article: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/14/technology/putting-the-brakes-on-web-surfing-speeds.html?_r=0


– From Chapter 11 7th Edition. Project 11.3

Homework:  Chapter 7 Review Questions in Blackboard

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