Cable, Network Acronyms, Glossary and Terms
F Type Connector: are used for CATV, SATV and Digital TV in conjunction
with either RG6/U or RG11/U
cables. The copper clad steel inner conductor of the cable forms the inner "pin"
of the conductor. Although "twist-on" type connectors are available,
they do not produce a reliable connection in comparison to a crimp type connector
that has been terminated with a good quality ratchet crimping tool.
FDDI: Fibre Distribution Data Interface, 100 Mbit/s
FO standard for a LAN or MAN
Fibre Distributed Data Interface (FDDI): A 100Mbps fibre optic cabling
standard developed by ANSI. FDDI utilises a dual counter rotating ring topology
for network redundancy.
Firewire: history of firewire
Frequency: The number of times a periodic action occurs in one second.
Measured in Hertz.
FRMR: Frame Reject, LLC response to error that cannot
be corrected by ARQ, may cause reset or disconnected (layer 2).