Build Your Own Wireless LAN (with Projects): WiFi the Easy Way

James Trulove

  • 出版商: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 出版日期: 2002-05-29
  • 定價: USD $30.00
  • 售價: $1,034
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$982
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 351
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0071380450
  • ISBN-13: 9780071380454

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Introducing wireless LANs, the fastest way to network computers!


Whether you are connecting your laptop PC to the Internet or building a sophisticated wireless LAN for your company, this comprehensive guide will give you the information you need to make your design a success! In progressive steps, you will move from learning the fundamentals of WLAN technology to working on increasingly complex wireless projects. You will learn how to build and use wireless LANs for home, office, business, and campus and Internet access.


BUILD YOUR OWN WIRELESS NETWORK:

* Shows you how to design, install, and configure IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs at data rates of 11 – 54 Mbps, and higher!

* Explains how radio-frequency operation works

* Gets to the bottom of IEEE 802.11, 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g

* Discusses WLAN operation with Bluetooth or HomeRF

* Makes you familiar with wireless network interface cards, access points, antennas, cabling, and amplifiers

* Supplies details on operating WLANs with PCs, cell phones, and PDAs

* Includes information on integrating your WLAN with complete home automation systems


YOULL ALSO LEARN HOW TO:

* Provide authentication, access, security, encryption, routing, and firewalling for WLANs

* Extend the range of your WLAN coverage using directional antennas

* Perform field measurements to verify coverage

* Manage potential sources of interference and noise

* Install point-to-point and point-to-multipoint bridge links

* Interface your WLAN to high-speed DSL and Cable Modem access lines


Here’s your complete guide to connecting PCs and PDAs wirelessly for an entire building…or just to surf the Internet from your easy chair!

          

    Chapter 1:
Wireless Revolution    Chapter 2:
Wireless LAN Basics    Chapter 3:
Wireless Internet in Every Room    Chapter 4:
Home Office and Small Office Wireless LANs    Chapter 5:
Virtual Office from Your Easy Chair    Chapter 6:
Wireless LAN Security    Chapter 7:
The High-tech Home    Chapter 8:
Wireless Office and Campus LANs    Chapter 9:
Traveling Wirelessly    Chapter 10:
Internet-enabled Cellular Phones and PDAs     Appendix     Index