Glossary Definition for DSSS

Glossary Term: DSSS 

Definition

Direct-Sequence Spread Spectrum: A transmission technology used in WLAN (wireless LAN) transmissions where a data signal at the sending station is combined with a higher data-rate bit sequence, or chipping code, that divides the user data according to a spreading ratio.

See: "An Introduction to Direct-Sequence Spread-Spectrum Communications".

Synonyms
  • Frequency Hopping
  • Direct-Sequence Spread Spectrum
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