CCNP Wireless FAQ: An Introduction to Broadband License
Q1. This book defines a broadband wireless connection as any wireless connection with a bandwidth of ____.
Answer: In this book, a broadband wireless connection is defined as a wireless connection with a bandwidth of 128 kbps or faster.
Q2. What year did the U.S. government first require licenses for all transmitters?
Answer: The U.S. Government first required licenses for all transmitters in 1921.
Q3. What year did the FCC first allow broadband wireless equipment to be used without applying for a license?
Answer: TheFCCfirst allowed broadband wireless equipment to be used without a license in 1985.
Q4. What does the process of modulation do?
Answer: Modulation is the process of adding information or “intelligence” to a wireless signal.
Q5. Name one way that a license-free broadband wireless WAN saves money.
Answer: Deploying a broadband wirelessWANsaves money because no monthly bill must be paid to an outside communications carrier, such as the telephone company.
Q6. Why is the real world different for every wireless link?
Answer: The real world is different for every wireless link because terrain, interference, noise, and weather are different for every wireless link at any moment in time.
Q7. During antenna system installation, what safety practice helps protect workers on the ground from being injured by falling objects?
Answer: Injuries to workers on the ground from falling objects can be minimized if the workers wear a protective hard hat.
Q8. A fall from 18 inches can cripple a person for life. True or false?
Answer: True. A fall from as little as 18 inches can cripple a person for life.
Q9. If you need to work in front of a wireless antenna, what should you do first?
Answer: If you need to work in front of a wireless antenna, you should first turn off any wireless equipment that is connected to that antenna.
Q10. Every outdoor wireless antenna system should include a lightning arrestor. True or false?
Answer: Answer: True. Every outdoor wireless antenna system should include a lighting arrestor.