CNET 184 - CH 3b

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CNET 184 - CH 3b
2010-10-05 19:30:24
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  1. An engineering organization that issues standards for electrical and electronic devices including network interfaces, cabling and connectors.
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  2. The amount of time a signal takes to travel from one end of a cable to the other.
  3. A low-powered alternative for emitting data at optical frequencies.
    Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
  4. Networks that require an unobstructed view, or clear line of sight, between the transmitter and receiver.
    Line-of-Sight Networks
  5. A fiber-optic connector that provides a high-density connection using two fiber-optic cables.
    Mechanical Transfer Registered Jack (MT-RJ)
  6. One of a number of fiber-optic cable connector types. _ _ _ connectors feature a seperate physical connector for each cable in a typical fiber-optic cable pair.
    Medium Interface Connector (MIC)
  7. A short length (1 - 20 feet) of netowrk cable used to connect a computer's network interface card to a jack in the work area or to connect from a patch panel to a hub or switch in the wiring closet.
    Patch Cable
  8. Elements of a wiring center in which separate cable runs are brought together.
    Patch Panels
  9. Cable that has been burn-tested to make sure it doesnt emit toxic fumes or large amounts of smoke when incinerated.
  10. Any interference caused by signals operating in the radio frequency range.
    Radio Frequency Interference (RFI)