NetComm NP642 User Manual
NP642 IEEE 802.11g PCI Adapter
Hexadecimal, HEX, consists of numbers from 0 – 9 and letters from
A – F.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, which is
the largest technical professional society that promotes the
development and application of electrotechnology and allied
sciences for the beneﬁt of humanity, the advancement of the
profession. The IEEE fosters the development of standards that
often become national and international standards.
An infrastructure network is a wireless network or other small
network in which the wireless network devices are made a part of
the network through the Access Point which connects them to the
rest of the network.
he FCC and their counterparts outside of the U.S. have set aside
bandwidth for unlicensed use in the ISM (Industrial, Scientiﬁc and
Medical) band. Spectrum in the vicinity of 2.4GHz, in particular, is
being made available worldwide.
Media Access Control Address is a unique hex number assigned
by the manufacturer to any Ethernet networking device, such
as a network adapter, that allows the network to identify it at the
Sending data to a group of nodes instead of a single destination.
One of the additional AP operating modes offered by 54Mbps
Access Point, which allows a group of APs that consists of two or
more APs to connect two or more Ethernet networks or Ethernet
enabled clients together. The way that multiple bridge setups is
based on the topology of Ad-Hoc mode.