MacADUK PLUS – Wi-Fi Workshop Pass
In the beginning, there was the Airport Base Station, the Airport Card, and a wide-open spectrum…20 years later, one still rarely hears “The Wi-Fi at this conference is GREAT!” Why?
In this workshop, Tom Bridge and Chris Dawe use their growing experience in the world of Wi-Fi to build on their 2015 and 2017 workshops, attempting to provide an understanding of network technology that has simultaneously manages to be ubiquitous, critical, and misunderstood.
This workshop will provide a basic introduction to Wi-Fi technology, describe basic Wi-Fi operations, provide an overview of Wi-Fi network design an troubleshooting, and discuss Apple-specific device behaviors that will make Wi-Fi network management more interesting than it was before.
In the course of the workshop, attendees will encounter the tools required for designing, building, and troubleshooting Wi-Fi networks, and receive a list of resources to continue their Wi-Fi education.
Topics covered in this workshop will include:
1. Radio Frequency and Wi-Fi Technology Basics
2. Basic Wi-Fi Client and Network Operations
3. Introduction to Wi-Fi Network Design
4. The Wi-Fi Engineering and Troubleshooting Toolkit
5. Introduction to Network Security
6. Apple Devices in the Wi-Fi World