Wireless local area network apparatus

  • US 6,707,867 B2
  • Filed: 03/07/2002
  • Issued: 03/16/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/06/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method of synchronizing a receiver with a transmitter in a wireless local area network, comprising:

  • periodically receiving a transmission signal from a transmitter, the transmission signal including a timestamp field, the timestamp field including a timestamp having a value m for synchronizing a receiver timer with the transmitter timer, wherein the timestamp represents a value within a count sequence of a timer in the transmitter and wherein the timestamp accounts for delays due to a busy signal on a medium access protocol, and synchronizing the receiver with the transmitter based on the timestamp.

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