CSE5807 Wireless and Personal Communication Systems


Laboratory No: 8


Title: IEEE802.11 Introduction



In order to design, implement, administer or troubleshoot a wireless LAN, various wireless LAN standards, characteristics of the wireless LAN devices and wireless LAN operating principals will be discussed.



        To become familiar with IEEE 802.11 family of standards and various wireless LAN devices.

        To understand the basic wireless LAN operating principals.


Report (due by next laboratory period):

1.       List the IEEE 802.11 family of standards and briefly describe their features.

2.     Briefly discuss the functions of the beacon frame sent by an access point in a wireless LAN.

3.    Briefly discuss the major challenges in implementing wireless LAN that did not exist for wired LAN.