Wi-Fi Introduction

Calix Solutions Academy


This course is intended for non-technical and technical learners who want a foundation understanding of Wi-Fi terms, bands, Access Points and Stations. This course introduces Wi-Fi radio concepts to better understand the radio constraints of wireless networks.

Duration: 20 minutes

Who should attend

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Network Operations
  • Customer Support
  • Field Technicians 

Prerequisite Training and Skills

  • none


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the difference between a RF band and channel. 
  • Identify the radiation patterns of isotropic and beam forming antennas.
  • Identify three radio coverage constraints.
  • Identify the Wi-F band with adjacent carrier interference.
  • Describe Wi-Fi channel bonding in bandwidth terms.
  • Identify the high level Wi-Fi communication message flow.
  • Identify the ideal location for a Wi-Fi Access Point in a home.
  • Identify the functions of fronthaul and backhaul of a Mesh Satellite.
  • Identify the high level operation of node steering.
  • Identify the high level operation of band steering.