ESP8266 as Transmitter & Receiver

I have a SparkFun ESP8266 WiFi Shield connected to an Arduino Uno Rev3. Is it possible to use the WiFi shield as both a transmitter and a receiver?

Zamora:
I have a SparkFun ESP8266 WiFi Shield connected to an Arduino Uno Rev3. Is it possible to use the WiFi shield as both a transmitter and a receiver?

To transmit and receive what?

The WiFi shield can send data to the WiFi router and receive data from the WiFi router, so the answer to your stated question is yes.

The answer to your real question is unknown.

Zamora:
Is it possible to use the WiFi shield as both a transmitter and a receiver?

As has been suggested, the WiFi shield is already a transmitter and receiver.

So the real question is ?