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Chp17-1CompTerms

Chapter 17 Vocab Pt. 1

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access point (AP) A device connected to LAN that provides wireless communication so that computers, printers, and other wireless devices.
adapter address 48 bit hard drive unique to each NIC.
AirPort The term Apple computers use to describe their IEEE 802.11b standard
amplifier repeater A repeater that does not distinguish between noise and signal; amplifies both.
Automatic Private IP Address (APIPA) An IP address in the address range 169.254.x.x, used by a computer when it cannot successful lease of IP address from a DHCP server.
bandwidth I relation to analog communication the range of frequencies that a communications channel or cable can carry. In general use the term refers to the volume of data that can travel on a bus or over a cable stated in bits per second.
base station wireless access point for computers with wireless cards. It is basically a router that communicates with devices based on the Wi
binding the process by which a protocol is associated with a network card or modem card
Bluetooth a standard for wireless communication and data synchronization between devices, developed by a group electronics manufacturers and overseen by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group.
BNC connector a connector used with thin coaxial cable. some BNC connectors are T
broadband a transmission technique that carries more than one type of transmission on the same medium, such as a cable modem or DSL
broadcast Process by which a message is sent from a single host to all hosts on the network, without regard to the kind of data being sent or the destination of the data
bus topology a LAN architecture in which all devices are connected to a bus, or one communication line.
cellular network A network that can be used when a wireless network must cover a wide area. The network is made up of cells, each controlled by a base station. Also called a cellular WAN.
cellular WAN A network that can be used when a wireless network must cover a wide area. The network is made up of cells, each controlled by a base station. Also called a cellular network.
classful subnet masks A subnet mask that contain all ones or all zeroes in an octet.
classless subnet masks A subnet mask that can have a mix of zeroes and ones in one octet.
client/server a computer concept where one computer (client) requests information from another computer (server).
coaxial cable networking cable used with 10 mbps ethernet ThinNet or ThickNet
computer name character based host name or NetBIOS name assigned to a computer
crossover cable a cable used to connect two PCs into the simplest network possible, also used to connect two hubs
data throughput the range of frequencies that a communications channel or cable can carry, also called bandwidth or line speed
Created by: Zach Blaisdell