Glossary

RTS – Request To Send
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RTS – Request To Send

This is a signalling message transmitted by an IEEE 802.11 Station in order to indicate that it has data to transmit and to prevent other wireless Stations seizing the radio link. This message forms part of the 802.11 CSMA/CA (Carrier Sensing Multiple Access / Collision Avoidance) process.


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