Wide-Area Wireless Communication: Microwave, Satellite, 3G, 4G & WiMAX


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Which of the following technologies use microwaves?

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1. 3G cellular network technology refers to:

2. What is the approximate range of WiMAX wide-area communication signals?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to test your knowledge of wireless communication via satellite, 4G, and WiMAX. Certain topics for which you'll be responsible include technologies that use microwaves and 3G cellular network technology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study tools to:

  • Identify the approximate range of WiMAX signals
  • Understand uses of dish antennas
  • Determine how signals travel from GPS satellite to on-the-ground GPS receivers

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will address the following:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding 3G cellular network technology and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding WiMAX wide-area communication signals
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about wireless communication

Additional Learning

Find out more about wireless communication with this lesson entitled Wide-Area Wireless Communication: Microwave, Satellite, 3G, 4G & WiMAX. The lesson will cover the following study objectives:

  • Define wireless network communication network
  • Identify microwaves
  • Analyze cellular communications
  • Be able to interpret satellite communications