Wi-Fi is a Passion


Frames - Data

During my blog “MAC Headers,” I already discussed the Data frames. In this small blog, I want to talk about the 4 most common data frame types. The first is the “normal” Data Frame. This is the data frame without the QoS field... <read more>

Frames - Control

Frames that are part of the control frames are RTS and CTS. Those two frames are used for avoiding collisions during transmitting. The client needs to be enabled for RTS/CTS. The RTS frame is sent by the client to request to send data. The CTS tells ... <read more>

Frames - Management (2)

Authentication/Deauthentication Frames
To enter the authentication state (remember the different states a client can be assigned to) you need authentication frames. There are four frames during the authentication. First the client trans... <read more>

Older blogs:

Frames - Management (1)
MAC Layer - QoS
MAC Layer - Frame Control
MAC Layer - Header
PHY Layer
Overview - Architectures