CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Q69

A network technician must create a wireless link between two buildings in an office park utilizing the 802.11ac standard. The antenna chosen must have a small physical footprint and minimal weight as it will be mounted on the outside of the building. Which of the following antenna types is BEST suited for this solution?

A. Yagi
B. Omni-directional
C. Parabolic
D. Patch

Correct Answer: D
Section: Network operations

Explanation:
A patch antenna is a type of radio antenna with a low profile, which can be mounted on a flat surface. A patch antenna is typically mounted to a wall or a mast and provides coverage in a limited angle pattern.