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802.11a


Term
802.11a

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Definition
802.11a is part of the 802.11 family of specifications for wireless local area networks (WLAN) developed by a working group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). 802.11a uses an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing encoding scheme rather than FHSS or DSSS.

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