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How Do Wireless Networks Work?

secure your wireless networkEver wonder how wireless networks work? All wirelss networks use radio waves instead of wires to transmit data between computers. Here’s how:

Binary Code (1s and 0s) and Morse Code (dots and dashes)

All computers transmit information digitally, using binary code: ones and zeros. This translates well to radio waves, since those 1s and 0s can be represented by different kinds of beeps. These beeps are so fast that they’re outside the hearing range of humans.

It works like Morse code, which is a way to transmit the alphabet over radio waves using dots (short beeps) and dashes (long beeps). …

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Stay Secure on your Wireless Network

secure your wireless networkHome wireless networks have now become the standard over the traditional wired networks that were common when broadband internet first came around. Remember when you had wires hanging everywhere around the house to get internet in multiple rooms?

Along with the convenience of wireless networks, however, there is still always a concern of security since anyone with an internet-connected device within range could potentially access your network without your knowledge.…

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