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802.11 Data Frames Revealed

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By Jim Geier Wireless LANs perform many functions, but the main idea is to move information from one point to another over an air medium. There are lots of networking protocols and physics that come into play to make this happen, but 802.11 data frames are responsible for getting the job done. Data Frame Basics An 802.11 data frame consists of a frame control field, address fields, frame body, and frame check sequence field. The frame control field has the same structure as other 802.11...n


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