Short for Radio Frequency Monitoring, RFMON is a passive method of WLAN discovery. It is a sniffing mode which allows the card to report drivers from the 802.11 layer. A client with a wireless card that is configured in RFMON mode will be able to capture all RF signals on the channels to which it is configured to listen. RFMON is a receive-only mode. While in RFMON mode, wireless clients are unable to transmit any frames; their cards are only able to receive, and therefore capture traffic.
Short for Request for Proposal, a document that an enterprise sends to a vendor inviting the vendor to submit a bid for hardware, software, services, or any combination of the three. An organization typically issues the RFP in order to assess competing bids.
- RF site survey
A process used to determine the number and placement of access points (AP) that provides adequate coverage throughout the facility. With wireless systems, it’s difficult to predict the propagation of radio waves and detect the presence of interfering signals without the use of test equipment. As a result, it’s often necessary to perform a RF […]
- RF tag
In an RFID system the transponder that contains the data to be transmitted is called an RF tag. RF tags are either active or passive.
Short for Radio Guide, RG is a designation for different types of coaxial cable, which is a type of wire that consists of a center wire surrounded by insulation and then a grounded shield of braided wire. The RG specification is a older military-initiated specification. RG-6 is one of the most commonly used coaxial cables […]
- RGB monitor
Short for red, green, blue monitor, a monitor that requires separate signals for each of the three colors. This differs from color televisions, for example, which use composite video signals, in which all the colors are mixed together. All color computer monitors are RGB monitors. An RGB monitor consists of a vacuum tube with three […]