Implementing 802.11, 802.16 and 802.20 Wireless Networks

Here is the definitive guide to implementing professional-level WLANs. This book shows you how to plan, design, install, and operate WLAN systems in businesses, institutions, and public settings such as libraries and hotels. It is packed with serious information for serious professionals responsible for implementing robust, high performance WLANs covering areas as small as a coffee shop or as large as entire communities. Gain a solid foundation in RF/wireless theory as it applies to WLANs. Detailed, thorough coverage of propagation of GHz frequencies helps explain the mysteries of WLAN coverage. You'll also learn about antenna radiation patterns and gain, so you can design your WLAN to have the coverage you need without causing interference to (or suffering interference from)other WLANs. Includes CD-ROM with spreadsheets, FCC documents, measurement tools, financial models, Radio Mobile Deluxe software and an eBook version of the text. Published 2005