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Changes between Version 12 and Version 13 of Dictionary

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    66  See [wiki:IEEE802.11] 
    77 
     8 '''Association''':: 
     9  An active relationship between two wireless devices in which one device (a Master Device) exercises certain control functions over other devices (a Client Device). 
     10 
     11 '''Available Channel''':: 
     12  A Channel on which a Channel Availability Check has not identified the presence of a Radar Waveform. 
     13 
    814 '''BSS''':: 
    9   '''B'''asic '''S'''ervice '''S'''et, is an [wiki:IEEE802.11] definition of a managed wireless network that comprises a single access point and its wireless devices. 
    10   Compare with BSS and IBSS. 
    11   See [wiki:WirelessCapabilities]. 
     15  '''B'''asic '''S'''ervice '''S'''et, is an [wiki:IEEE802.11] definition of a managed wireless network that comprises a single access point and its wireless devices.  Compare with BSS and IBSS.  See [wiki:WirelessCapabilities]. 
     16 
     17 '''Burst''':: 
     18  A series of radio wave pulses defined by pulse width, pulse repetition interval, number of pulses, and modulation to simulate radar transmissions. 
     19 
     20 '''Channel''':: 
     21  Amount of spectrum utilized by a Master Device and any associated Client Device(s). 
     22 
     23 '''Channel Availability Check''':: 
     24  A DFS function that monitors a Channel to determine if a Radar Waveform above the DFS Detection Threshold is present. 
     25 
     26 '''Client Device''':: 
     27  A device operating in Client Mode. 
     28 
     29 '''Client Mode''':: 
     30  Operating mode in which the transmissions of the device are under control of the Master Device. A device operating in Client Mode is not able to initiate a network. 
     31 
     32 '''DFS''':: 
     33  '''D'''ynamic '''F'''requency '''S'''election, defined in the IEEE802.11h standard. Procedure to recognize other radio-based applications such as military radar and evade such frequencies to avoid interferences. 
     34 
     35 '''Dynamic Frequency Selection''':: 
     36  An interference mitigation technique for devices to avoid co-channel operations with military radar systems. 
     37 
     38 '''DFS Detection Threshold''':: 
     39  The required detection level defined by a received signal strength (RSS) that is greater than a specified threshold, within the U-NII Detection Bandwidth. 
    1240 
    1341 '''ESS''':: 
    1644  See [wiki:WirelessCapabilities]. 
    1745 
    18  
    19  '''DFS''':: 
    20   '''D'''ynamic '''F'''requency '''S'''election, defined in the IEEE802.11h standard. Procedure to recognize other radio-based applications such as military radar and evade such frequencies to avoid interferences. 
    21  
    2246 '''HAL''':: 
    23   '''H'''ardware '''A'''ccess '''L'''ayer, see [wiki:HAL] and [wiki:DevDocs/HAL-usage HAL usage] 
     47  '''H'''ardware '''A'''ccess '''L'''ayer, see [wiki:About/HAL] and [wiki:DevDocs/HAL-usage HAL usage] 
    2448 
    2549 '''IBSS''':: 
    3761  '''M'''ultiband '''A'''theros '''D'''river for '''Wi'''reless '''Fi'''delity-Old.  Old refers to the Madwifi driver released prior to November 2005.  This driver was deprecated in June 2006.  The codebase in the interval November 2005-June 2006 is called MadWifi-NG, and after June 2006, the codebase is called simply '''MadWifi'''. 
    3862 
     63 '''Master Device''':: 
     64  A device operating in Master Mode. 
     65 
     66 '''Master Mode'''::  
     67  Operating mode in which the device has the capability to transmit without receiving an external control signal and can perform Network Initiation. 
     68 
     69  '''Network Initiation''':: 
     70  The process by which the Master Device sends control signals to Client Device(s) that allow them to begin transmissions. 
     71 
     72 '''Non-Occupancy Period''':: 
     73  The time during which a Channel will not be utilized after a Radar Waveform is detected on that Channel. 
     74 
     75 '''Operating Channel'''::  
     76  Once a device starts to operate on an Available Channel then that Channel becomes the Operating Channel. 
     77 
    3978 '''PCI''':: 
    4079  '''P'''eripheral '''C'''omponent '''I'''nterconnect, a bus technology for a computer. 
    4382  '''R'''eceived '''S'''ignal '''S'''trength '''I'''ndicator, see [wiki:UserDocs/RSSI] 
    4483 
    45  ''STA Mode''':: 
    46  
     84 '''STA Mode''':: 
     85  Client, Station or Managed mode (all the same thing). 
    4786 
    4887 '''TPC''':: 
    4988  '''T'''ransmit '''P'''ower '''C'''ontrol, defined in IEEE802.11h standard. Procedure to automatically limit the transmit power to the minimum level needed to keep contact to the communication partner. 
     89 
     90 '''U-NII Device'''::  
     91  Intentional radiators operating in the frequency bands in the 5150-5350 MHz and 5470-5825 MHz that use wideband digital modulation techniques and provide a wide array of high data rate mobile and fixed communications for individuals, businesses, and institutions. 
    5092 
    5193 '''VAP''':: 
    5698 
    5799 '''WDS''':: 
    58   '''W'''ireless '''D'''istribution '''S'''ystem, see [wiki:AboutWDS]. 
     100  '''W'''ireless '''D'''istribution '''S'''ystem, see [wiki:About/TheProjectWDS]. 
    59101 
    60102 '''WEP'''::