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Unformatted text preview: Networking Mediums Alyssa Brewer E115-002 Ambrewe2 Networks, no matter the configuration or range, must be made out of physical connections. We call these connections mediums . Answer the following questions concerning the different mediums through which networks travel. 1. What frequency band do NC State wireless networks operate on? 2.4 Ghz. Network Hardware After we lay the cords, and configure the mediums in which our network can travel, we have to have central hubs of hardware in which to bridge our networks and computers. These pieces of hardware can take all shapes and sizes, and come in varying levels of security. 2. Between a hub and a switch, which has more control over who receives data? _____switch __________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Protocols Once a physical connection has been established between two computers, its up to protocols to represent data...
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