CSE5807 Wireless and Personal Communication Systems

 

Laboratory No: 8

 

Title: IEEE802.11 Introduction

 

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.

 

Objectives:

        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.