CWAP Study Guide (Book Review)
I read this book to prepare re-certify my CWNE (Certified Wireless Network Expert).
This is an *excellent* read, especially for seasoned wireless LAN engineers. It goes into a lot of the “beeps and squeaks” of wireless networking. It takes an in-depth look into the MAC and PHY layers, including all the bitwise fields of the 802.11 MAC header. A well written book that I have gone through at least 3 or 4 times.
There are not too many books that go this in-depth on Layers 1 and 2 of wireless networking. The IEEE 802.11 Handbook is the “official” study guide for the CWNE, but I don’t think it is a clear as the CWAP Study Guide.
It isn’t a book that I would suggest for beginners. For those folks, I would suggest either the McGraw Hill or the Sybex “CWNA Study Guide”.