IEEE 802.11 Regulations & Standards

IEEE 802.11 Regulations & Standards –17%

2.1. Spread Spectrum Technologies

2.1.1. Identify some of the uses for wireless networking technologies

2.1.2. Comprehend the differences between, and explain the different types of spread spectrum technologies and how they relate to the IEEE 802.11-2012 standard’s (as amended and including 802.11ac) PHY clauses

2.1.3. Identify the basic characteristics underlying concepts of how spread spectrum technology works, including modulation and coding

2.1.4. Identify and apply the concepts that make up the functionality of spread spectrum technology

2.2. IEEE 802.11-2012 Standard (as amended and including 802.11aa, 802.11ac, 802.11ad and 802.11ae))

2.2.1. Identify, explain, and apply the basic frame types and frame exchange sequences covered by the IEEE 802.11-2012 standard

2.2.2. Identify and apply regulatory domain requirements

2.2.3. Understand the OSI model layers affected by the 802.11-2012 standard and amendments

2.2.4. Use of ISM, UNII, and licensed bands in Wi-Fi networks

2.2.5. Supported data rates for each IEEE 802.11-2012 (as amended to include 802.11ac) PHY

2.2.6. Understand the IEEE standard creation and ratification process and identify IEEE standard naming conventions

2.3. Industry Organizations and Their Roles

2.3.1. Define the roles of the following organizations in providing direction, cohesion, and accountability within the WLAN industry