The only easy-to-understand guide to the wireless revolution! The easy-to-understand guide to the wireless revolutionâ€“fully updated for the latest technologies! New and expanded coverage: broadband fixed wireless, WLANs, wireless Internet, Bluetooth, smart antennas, and more Updated coverage of CDMA, GPS, LMDS, and WLL systems Concepts, terminology, components, and systemsâ€“plus new wireless glossary Perfect for marketers, investors, tech writers, PR specialists, and other non-engineers! There's a wireless revolution underway! With The Essential Guide to RF and Wireless, Second Edition, you can understand it, join it, and help drive itâ€“even if you don't have a technical background. Leading consultant Carl J. Weisman has thoroughly updated this bestseller to reflect new market realities and breakthrough technologiesâ€“from wireless 802.11 LANs to broadband fixed wireless, and beyond. Mr. Weisman covers wireless at every level you need to understand: concepts, terminology, building blocks, and above all, how complete wireless systems actually work. Drawing on his extensive experience training sales professionals, he explains the essence of every key wireless/RF technologyâ€“clearly, comprehensibly, and with just the right touch of humor. Spread spectrum and CDMA: how they work and why they're important New! Detailed section on broadband fixed wireless: the new "last mile" solution for residential subscribers New! Satellite Internet delivery New! Smart antenna and superconducting filter technologies and their implications New! Wireless Internet, m-commerce, and Bluetooth Expanded! Global Positioning Systems: technologies and applications Updated! Preview the future of mobile telephony Updated! Wireless LANs and home networking From its all-new glossary to its extensive collection of charts, diagrams, and photographs, no other wireless/RF book is as accessible or as friendly! Whether you're a sales or marketing pro, customer, investor, tech writer, PR specialist, trade press writer, analyst, planner, or student, here's the up-to-the-minute briefing you've been searching for!
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