Contention free pollable

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Contention-free pollable (CF-Pollable) is a state of operation for wireless networking nodes. The condition is saying that the node is able to use the Point Coordination Function, as opposed to the Distributed Coordination Function, within a wireless LAN.

A device that is able to use point coordination function is one that is able to participate in a method to provide limited Quality of service (for time sensitive data) within the network.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Point Coordination Function (PCF)". Retrieved 2008-02-16. 
  2. ^ "802.11 Medium Access Methods". Retrieved 2008-02-16.