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IEEE 802.11

This page contains all the different 802.11 standards and what they mean for the MadWifi driver. It also summarizes the important topics of the standards (RTS/CTS, DFS, TPC, etc) and if they're implemented or not.

Partial Information from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_802.11

802.11

  • 1Mbps/2Mbps
  • 2.4GHz RF
  • STA (station)
  • BSS (AP)
  • IBSS (adhoc)
  • ESS
  • Authentication
  • Association
  • Deauthentication
  • Disassociation
  • Distribution
  • Integration
  • Privacy
  • Reassociation
  • MSDU Delivery

802.11a

802.11b

802.11c

802.11d

802.11g

802.11h

802.11i

802.11j

802.11k

802.11m

802.11n

802.11p

802.11r

802.11s

802.11t

802.11u

802.11v

802.11w

802.11y

  • 3650-3700 MHz Operation in USA