Wireless LAN speeds get a boost

Drewry, John
February 2000
Network World;02/14/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p55
Trade Publication
Focuses on the capabilities of the 802.22 wireless local area network standard. Bandwidth supported by the standard; Compatibility with direct sequence spread spectrum, frequency-hopping spread spectrum and infrared transmission.


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